Parent survival guide video: Learning how to care for your newborn before leaving the hospital
Learning Areas:Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Public health or related education
Discuss how discharging new parents(s) and their infant(s) from the hospital can be stressful for both the patients and the health care providers as a barrage of information is exchanged with questions on consistent communication and memory retention. Demonstrate how information on caring for the newborn can be standardized in a video-based format which patients can re-access even after leaving the hospital.
Keyword(s): Public health or related education
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am currently an active family medicine physician doing deliveries, caring for newborns, and teaching residents and medical students at our teaching hospital. I daily face the challenges of supervising the delivery of consistent discharge instructions amidst time constraints from our high volume to many overwhelmed parents who are rushed out of the hospital within 24 hours of delivery.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.