After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to: 

Objectives/Learner Outcomes:

  1. Identify the principles of health care quality improvement endeavors.
  2. Discuss 3 reasons why increasing cesarean birth rates are a concern.
  3. Define NTSV cesarean.
  4. Discuss the process of implementing the Reducing Primary Cesareans Quality Project at BMC.
  5. Discuss ways an AP can participate in/lead quality improvement projects at BMC.
  6. Identify 3 potential areas for quality improvement in your clinical area.


Dr. Susan DeJoy CNM, PhD, FACNM

Division of Midwifery and Women's Health

Baystate Midwifery Education Program

Baystate Medical Center


None of the members of the faculty and planning committee for this educational event have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by or used on patients.


Session date: 
05/16/2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm EDT
Baystate Medical Center - Chestnut 1 A/B
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01119
United States
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours

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