The High-Risk Pregnancy Program within the UAMS Institute for Digital Health & Innovation delivers educational opportunities — online and face-to-face — to help health care professionals improve their quality of patient care through knowledge and assessment. Click a link below to learn more about educational programs and services offered by the High-Risk Pregnancy Program.
Program that provides coordinated, compassionate and evidence-based care for pregnancy and newborn cases complicated by congenital birth defects or genetic disease.
The High-Risk Pregnancy Program provides breastfeeding education for providers and mothers through leadership, participation with various outreach efforts, and education modules.
On-site, instructor-led fetal monitoring courses using approved curriculum from the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN).
Online, self-study course with an evidence-based approach to resuscitation of the newborn. The study is geared toward physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists and other health care professions that care for newborns at the time of delivery.
AADE DEAP accredited program that addresses diabetes care for pregnant women throughout the state of Arkansas.
On-site education and training in the management of rare obstetric emergencies are crucial to positive outcomes for mothers and babies.
LearnOnDemand.org enables users to be part of a community of learners and earn continuing education credit through live and recorded events.
POWER is a collaborative workgroup that identifies topics or areas of patient care that need improvement and then develops plans to implement those improvements. Currently, POWER is working to improve maternal and Neonatal outcomes by supporting maternal safety bundle implementation in all 39 delivering hospitals. Obstetrical Hemorrhage and Severe Hypertension in Pregnancy emergencies along with the Reduction of Peripartum Racial/Ethnic Disparities are our current focus. Information about the current maternal safety bundles utilized are available under Printable Resources.
Learn more about safe sleep and how to create a safe sleep environment for your baby.
STABLE – Sugar/Safe Care, Temperature, Airway, Blood Pressure, Lab & Emotional Support – is on-site education and training for nurses that uses evidence-based guidelines to establish continuity of care while stabilizing newborn infants in distress.
Weekly opportunities to interact with other physicians, nurses, pharmacists and medical professionals statewide in an effort to establish and maintain current best medical practices.
Brief census rounds were conducted with participating delivering hospitals to help facilitate transports and back transports.
PatientsLearn.org is a free site devoted to helping patients learn how to manage their illnesses and conditions. Modules are continuously being developed to increase access and provide current information for patients at UAMS and elsewhere.
The Women’s Mental Health Program partners with perinatal care providers throughout Arkansas to provide high-quality care for women with neuropsychiatric disorders. Consultations are provided in person or over telemedicine.