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2024 AKPQC & MCDR Joint Summit Resources (4/5/24)

Understanding Maternal Violence Through Data Analysis


Trauma Informed Approaches to Exams


Traumatic Brain Injury in Pregnant Mothers and Implications for Fetal Development


Promoting Equity: Addressing Structural and Systemic Determinants of Health in Healthcare Settings

Navigating Alaska's Substance Use Landscape: Insights from Data Analysis, Including Breastfeeding and Alcohol Use


Toxic Breastmilk- Navigating Substance Use and Breastfeeding


SAPI Learning Session 4 (9/29/23)
Deconstruction Stigma: Addiction, Treatment, and Policy


Supporting Pregnant & Parenting Girls/Women*Who Use(d) Alcohol During Pregnancy


Outcomes of mothers and infants perinatally exposed to Kratom


Alaska Doula Curriculum Training Materials


Marijuana Use in Pregnancy: What Do We Know and How Can We Help?

2023 AKPQC & MCDR Joint Summit Resources (4/13/23-4/14/23)

Advancing Health Equity for Pregnant Women with Substance Use Disorder: Using a Trauma-Informed Lens


Giving Respectful Maternity Care Through the Lens of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Justice


Lived Experience Integration Forum


Maternal Health Indicators Update


Understanding and Addressing the Challenges of Compassion Fatigue  


Perinatal Well-being and Safety: Cultural and Community Approaches  

2022 AKPQC & MCDR Joint Summit Resources (4/21/22-4/22/22)

Responding to Interpersonal Violence in Perinatal Healthcare Settings


Culturally Safe Care: What, Why and How


COVID-19 in Pregnancy: What Do We Know Now?


Seeing the Writing on the Wall-Substance Use and the Perinatal Period Becomes Lethal


Division of Behavioral Health SUD Services and the 1115 Medicaid Waiver

2021 AKPQC & MCDR Joint Summit Resources (4/15-4/16/21)

Alaska Maternal Child Death Review (MCDR) – Data Overview and Recommendations for Prevention of Maternal Mortality with Katey Soellers and Rachel Gallegos

Maternal Suicide Prevention with Dr. Liz Cox

Maternal Health Equity Across Race and Place with Dr. Katy Kozhimannil

Advancing Equity in Perinatal Behavioral Health Services with Dr. Charlene Aqpik Apok, Dr. Farrah Palmer-Greene, Tiffany Hall, and Dr. Xiomara Owens. Facilitated by Vanessa Verigin

Alaska AIM Hypertension Initiative: Updates and Outcomes with Danette Schloeder and Dr. Chrissy Rodriguez

There’s a Crisis in U.S. Maternal Mortality—Are Midwives the Solution? With Dr. Gene Declercq

Alaska Birth Transfer Initiative: Improving Transfers from Planned Community Births with Julie Moon, Dr. Evelyn Rider, and Kathryn Ault

Improving Care Improves Outcomes for Pregnant and Postpartum Women with Substance Use Disorder with Dr. Mishka Terplan

Improving the Quality of Care for Mothers and Babies with Opioids: The Florida Experience with Dr. William Sappenfield (recording unavailable)

Alaska Substance Exposed Newborns Initiative Updates and the new AKPQC Substance Affected Pregnancies Initiative with Sherrell Holtshouser and Dr. Evelyn Rider (recording unavailable)

2021 Posters

Alaska Native Medical Center: Journey to Standardization of Care for Women with Severe Hypertension in Pregnancy

Authors: Sarah Truitt, MD, FACOG, Jennifer Harlos, RNC-OB, EFM, BSN, LCDR USPHS, Shelly Inda, RN-C, BSN, MHA, CDR USPHS, Valerie Unrein, CNM, Tirza Cannon MD, FACOG, Shannon Hall, Improvement Advisor, MSD, and Quyana Smith, Improvement Advisor, MSD

Factors in Child Mortality in Alaska

Author: Katey Soellers, BA, Maternal and Child Death Review

Infant Death in Alaska: Injury and Sleep Related Deaths

Author: Katey Soellers, BA, Maternal and Child Death Review

Improving Care for Women with Severe Hypertension- the more we know

Author: Lauren Beason, BSN, RNC-OB, Director of OB, Bartlett Regional Hospital

Improving Maternal Outcomes: Severe Maternal Hypertension

Author: Danette Schloeder, MSN, RNC-OB, C-EFM, Providence Alaska Medical Center

Process Improvement in Treatment of Maternal Hypertension

Author: AdriAnne Pennington, BSN, RN, CPN, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital


2020 AKPQC & MCDR Joint Summit Resources (1/24 – 1/25/20)

Maternal and Child Death Review (MCDR) Program Presentations

Alaska Perinatal Quality Collaborative (AKPQC) Presentations

2019 AKPQC Kick-off Resources (1/25/19)

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