2020 Nebraska Perinatal Quality Improvement Collaborative (NPQIC) Summit


Wed, Sep 16  •  8:30am - 5pm CDT

Research shows that it typically takes 15 or more years to implement a new evidence-based practice. This is an issue for all hospitals, and data supports that Nebraska is no different. This virtual summit will bring together perinatal stakeholders from across the state to gather and identify opportunities for improvement, as well as learn about evidence-based best practices and quality improvement strategies.


Target Audience

This summit is intended for physicians, advanced practice nurses, nurses, and hospital administrators specializing in family medicine, obstetrics, and pediatrics.

Summit Objectives

At the conclusion of the summit, the participant should be better able to:

  1. Identify symptoms in women related to hypertensive disorders of pregnancy and appropriate treatment approaches for preeclampsia in the Emergency Department
  2. Describe evidence-based strategies in preventing stillbirths, newborn sepsis, and hypoxemia ischemia encephalopathy
  3. Explain how hospitals, WIC, and community coalitions and other various organizations can improve breastfeeding outcomes
  4. Discuss specific factors and initiatives that impact access to prenatal care in rural areas

Continuing Education Credits


The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing Continuing Nursing Education is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This activity is provided for 6.75 contact hours under ANCC criteria. 


This virtual summit is sponsored by the Nebraska Perinatal Quality Improvement Collaboration (NPQIC) through the resources of the UNMC College of Nursing Continuing Nursing Education and the UNMC Center for Continuing Education.