High Impact Practice Set (HIPS) for Outpatient Settings: Strengthen Hypertension Services to Improve Maternal Health Webinar

1.00 hr
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Hypertension Maternal Health Title X Family Planning Program
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This webinar presents high impact practices to strengthen hypertension services in the outpatient sexual and reproductive health setting. This webinar is part of a series on High Impact Practice Sets (HIPS) that address leading causes of maternal mortality and racial disparities in maternal health. These practices were adapted from Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health (AIM) Patient Safety Bundles by the RHNTC in collaboration with the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). Speakers describe the impact of hypertension on maternal health, including on racial disparities in maternal morbidity and mortality; the role of hypertension prevention, recognition, and control in the reproductive health setting; high impact practices for strengthening hypertension prevention, recognition, and control; and new RHNTC resources designed to help strengthen hypertension services.


  • M. Kathryn Menard, MD, MPH, Upjohn Distinguished Professor of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine
  • Meg Sheahan, MSN, CNM, MPH, Senior Clinical Consultant, Reproductive Health National Training Center

Time: 1 hour

Certificate of Completion: Yes - available after completing the evaluation

Continuing Education: 1 contact hour

There is no fee for a continuing nursing education (CNE) certificate upon successful completion of this activity.

This nursing continuing professional development activity has been approved for a maximum of 1 contact hour by JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. Activity #RHNTC35.

JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. is an approved provider with distinction of nursing continuing professional development by the Northeast Multistate Division, an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 

Video Chapters

  • Welcome and Introductions
  • Learning Objectives (2:58)
  • Hypertension background (5:38)
  • High Impact Practice Sets (HIPS) (16:55)
  • RHNTC Resources (31:41)
  • Q&A (36:25)

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