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Approaches to Reducing Stillbirth: Maternal Sleep Position

About Course

This activity is designed to review current literature relative to the impact of sleep position on pregnancy outcomes along with implementation strategies for optimal outcomes.

About Course

This activity is designed to review current literature relative to the impact of sleep position on pregnancy outcomes. You will need to take the Pre-Test before beginning the activity. Then complete all three modules of the course. Finally take the post-test after you have completed the activity. And one last step is to complete another survey 3 months after you complete the educational activity. At the appropriate time you will receive an email with the link to complete the 3 month survey.
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What I will learn?

  • At the conclusion of the workshop, participants will be able to:
  • Discuss stillbirth risk factors and approaches to reducing risk of stillbirth
  • Describe physiologic changes with supine sleep position in the third trimester of pregnancy
  • Initiate discussions with expectant families regarding stillbirth risk factors and maternal supine sleep position

Course Curriculum

Educational Content

  • Intro
  • Maternal Sleep Position
  • Implementation

Course Evaluation
Please complete this activity evaluation to receive your continuing education credit.

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  • Successful completion of this activity requires completion of the pre/post-tests with a minimum score of 85% on the post-test. In addition, a 3-month followup survey is required.


Target Audience

  • physicians, midwives, nurses, childbirth educators, doulas
Continuing Education Credit

NURSES: This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by Colorado Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

PHYSICIANS: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the Minnesota Medical Association and the Star Legacy Foundation. The Minnesota Medical Association (MMA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing education for physicians.

The Minnesota Medical Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with their participation in the activity.

SOCIAL WORKERS: Star Legacy Foundation is an approved provider of continuing for social workers. Social workers can claim up to 1 hours of continuing education for participation in this activity and completion of the evaluation form.