142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Poster Session: Innovations in Maternity Care

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Sunday, November 16, 2014: 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
This session addresses the need for more effective maternity care strategies to improve maternal and child outcomes. It provides an opportunity to share and critique current innovative strategies designed to address local and national issues in maternity care. It also provides a forum for discussion related to the challenges providers and institutions face when implementing current evidence based clinical guidelines in maternity and community settings.
Session Objectives: Describe three innovative strategies that enhance delivery of maternity care. Describe three challenges related to the implementation of evidence based clinical guidelines in maternity care.
Melanie Lutenbacher, PhD, MSN, FAAN

Board 1
MCH Service Delivery Profile of LHDs: Relationship with the Performance of the Essential Public Health Services"
Arden Handler, DrPH, Laura Snebold, MPH, Hale Thompson, MA, MS, Carolyn J. Leep, MS, MPH, Comfort Olorunsaiye, MPH and L. Michele Issel, PhD
Board 3
Adolescent and Adult Prenatal Case Management Clients: Differences in Problems and Interventions Received
L. Michele Issel, PhD, Kelsey Gilmet, Izumi Chihara, MD, MPH and Jaime Acey, PhD
Board 4
Board 6
Impact of new ACOG guidelines on VBAC availability: Perspectives from national surveys before and after the guidelines
Allison Potter, MPH Student, Kylia Garver, MPH Student, Christina Gebel, MPH student and Eugene Declercq, PhD

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Maternal and Child Health
Endorsed by: Women's Caucus