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Education Programs

The Star Legacy Foundation is committed to education as an important element in prevention of stillbirth and other pregnancy and infant loss.

The following are educational programs offered by Star Legacy Foundation.  All programs have been accredited for continuing education credit for nurses and other professional groups.  Each program below can be adapted for professional or lay audiences.  Below each is an example of the learning objectives covered.   If you have specific topics in which your organization is interested, please let us know and we may be able to help or suggest an appropriate speaker.

 Stillbirth in the 21st Century
  • Identify and discuss risk factors for stillbirth
  • Discuss the use of technology in pregnancy
  • Evaluate recent trends in obstetrical care
  • Discuss emerging evidence in stillbirth prevention
See Me Feel Me: Using Awareness as a Tool in Pregnancy Health
  • Description of the See Me, Feel Me campaign
  • Discuss the role of the empowered mother
  • Identify methods for utilizing available tools in providing prenatal care
Caring for the Family During a Perinatal Loss
  • Evaluate changes in perinatal bereavement management
  • Discuss the role of health care providers in perinatal loss
  • Identify options available to families, health care providers, and organizations to provide optimal care
  • Discuss the strain on health care providers during a perinatal loss
Navigating Perinatal Autopsy for Parents and Health Care Professionals
  • Identification of autopsy options during perinatal loss
  • Discuss barriers to evaluation of perinatal loss
  • Review legal, ethical, and political issues regarding perinatal autopsy
 Parents as Partners: Involving Today’s Patients in Risk Assessment and Management
  • Discuss recent approaches to OB risk assessment
  • Discuss risk management interventions for health care providers and patients
  • Discuss the impact of involving patients in health care decisions
Stillbirth Summit 2011: Emerging Ideas in Stillbirth Prevention
  • Review of evidence presented at the Stillbirth Summit 2011
  • Discuss common themes of the latest ideas in stillbirth prevention
  • Identify how families, health care professionals, and researchers can work together toward stillbirth prevention
  • Discuss how to incorporate new research into practice

 

Training Activities for Loss Doulas

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