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Suzanne McMurtry Baird, DNP, RN

  • Speaker Type: GOLD Perinatal 2015
  • Country: USA

Dr Kathleen Baird is a Senior Midwifery Lecturer at the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Griffith University and Director of Midwifery and Nursing Education, Women’s and Newborn Service, Gold Coast Hospital. For the last fifteen years Kathleen’s main research interests have centred around intimate partner violence, with a focus on violence during pregnancy. Kathleen’s PhD explored women’s experiences of partner violence during pregnancy, birth and the postnatal period. Kathleen has been involved with domestic violence training of qualified health professionals, undergraduate and postgraduate health students and members of the voluntary services for several years. Kathleen is currently involved with several research projects in relation to intimate partner violence and the role of health care and sits on the Queensland Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Council.

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REACT: Early Recognition and Management of Maternal Compromise
In recent years there has been an increase in the number of pregnancies complicated by preexisting medical conditions as well as an increase in maternal morbidity and mortality in the United States (U.S.). Racial disparities related to maternal mortality also exist. Furthermore, several studies demonstrate that 28 to 50% of maternal deaths are preventable. This presentation will outline early warning signs (obstetrical triggers) that indicate maternal compromise. Case study application will illustrate the warning signs and provide management recommendations.
Presentations: 20  |  Hours / CE Credits: 20.25  |  Viewing Time: 8 Weeks