Patient Safety Tool: Perinatal Patient Safety Program Roadmap

Written by Sabrina Rodak | January 02, 2013 | Print  |

The Minnesota Hospital Association offers a free roadmap for perinatal patient safety.

"Road Map to a Perinatal Patient Safety Program" includes evidence-based recommendations for developing a perinatal safety program. Strategies address the following areas:

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•    Patient education
•    Elective delivery
•    Fetal/uterine assessment
•    Operative vaginal delivery
•    Maternal/obstetric morbidity and mortality reduction
•    Trial of labor after a previous Caesarean section
•    Provider/nurse training

The roadmap was developed as part of the Minnesota Perinatal Safety Program, which was created with funding from CMS' Partnership for Patients initiative.

Download the perinatal patient safety roadmap for use in your own facility.

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