2023 KyPQC Fall Meeting

KyPQC: Maternal Mortality Review: Kentucky Accomplishments, Data and Recommendations

Activity Details
  • Credit Amounts:
    • CME: 1.00
    • Other: 1.00
    • CPHCE: 1.00
    • ASWB ACE: 1.00
    • CNE: 1.00
    • CCHW: 1.00
  • Cost: Free
  • Release: Oct 24, 2023
  • Expires: Oct 23, 2026
  • Estimated Time to Complete:
    1 Hour(s)
  • Average User Rating:
    ( Ratings)

This recording is from the live 5th Annual KyPQC Conference, dated August 10, 2023. If you claimed credit for this session at the live meeting, you should not claim credit for this module.



Janice L.  Bright Janice L. Bright, BSN, RN
Nurse Service Administrator/Manager
Child and Family Health Improvement
Branch, Maternal and Child Health
Frankfort, Kentucky

James Cousett James Cousett, MPH
Division of Maternal and Child Health
Kentucky Department of Public Health
Frankfort, Kentucky

Trina M.  Miller Trina M. Miller, RN, BSN
Maternal Mortality Nurse Consultant
Kentucky Department for Public Health
Frankfort, Kentucky

Needs Statement

The Kentucky Maternal Mortality Review Committee (MMRC) is a critical component of the state level perinatal care infrastructure. This multidisciplinary team is engaged in the identification, analysis and public reporting of maternal deaths of Kentucky residents. Major components of the committee along with key findings and recommendations are discussed.


Upon competition of this activity, participants will be able to:
1. Improve knowledge about the Kentucky Maternal Mortality Review Program.
2. Recognize the impact of maternal mortality through a comprehensive review of Kentucky mortality data.
3. Identify one recommendation for implementation to improve outcomes for women of childbearing age.
4. Identify one way to collaborate with the Kentucky Perinatal Quality Collaborative for health promotion and prevention efforts to reduce maternal death.


In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by UK HealthCare CECentral and Kentucky Department for Public Health. University of Kentucky HealthCare CECentral is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

This enduring material is designated for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This training has been approved by the KBML as meeting the statutory requirements of HB1. 0823-H4.5-UKCE24b.

IPE Competencies

  • Values/Ethics for Interprofessional Practice
  • Roles/ Responsibilities
  • Interprofessional Communication
  • Teams and Teamwork

UK Healthcare CECentral certifies this activity for 1.00 hour of participation.

University of Kentucky College of Public Health certifies that this educational activity was designated for 1.00 hour of Public Health Continuing Education (CPHCE) credit. This course is approved for continuing education by the University of Kentucky College of Public Health.

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, UK HealthCare CECentral is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. UK HealthCare CECentral maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 1.00 clinical continuing education credit. 

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.00 nursing contact hour.


This training is approved by the Office of Community Health Workers Program to provide 1.00 continuing education unit for Certified Community Health Workers.

  • CCHWs should click HERE to initiate their evaluation. Please do not close this window, as you must return to this page to claim CE credit and print your certificate.


Faculty Disclosure

All planners, faculty, and others in control of educational content are required to disclose all their financial relationships with ineligible companies within the prior 24 months. An ineligible company is defined as one whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. Financial relationships are relevant if the educational content an individual can control is related to the business lines or products of the ineligible company.

None of the planners, faculty, and others in control of educational content for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies.

The material presented in this course represents information obtained from the scientific literature as well as the clinical experiences of the speakers. In some cases, the presentations might include discussion of investigational agents and/or off- label indications for various agents used in clinical practice. Speakers will inform the audience when they are discussing investigational and/or off-label uses.

Content review confirmed that the content was developed in a fair, balanced manner free from commercial bias. Disclosure of a relationship is not intended to suggest or condone commercial bias in any presentation, but it is made to provide participants with information that might be of potential importance to their evaluation of a presentation.


This activity is jointly provided by the University of Kentucky and Kentucky Department for Public Health.

In collaboration with Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center (KIPRC) and Kentucky Perinatal Quality Collaborative (KyPQC).

The activity was supported by Centers for Disease Control.