OPQC Webinar Series

OPQC hosted a series of webinars in 2014 and 2015 in an effort to promote best practices in caring for mothers and infants. These webinars are archived below and available for anyone to access nationwide. OPQC webinars have reached hundreds of attendees from states such as Delaware, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, and Ohio. Topics have included Antenatal Corticosteroids, Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS), and Progesterone as an intervention for preterm birth.

NEW - 2017 CME Credit

OPQC now offers continuing education credit for the Level I Webinar Series on NAS. Clinicians will need to view the online webinars by clicking the links below. After viewing each video, participants will need to login to the CME website and complete a post-test assessment to receive credit. Click here to download instructions for receiving credit.

These webinars are included in the NAS series:

2015 Webinar Archives

Human Milk for Late Preterm Infants: Evidence Based Care Strategies to Support Human Milk Feeding in the LPT Population
*Listen to the webinar here
Presentation Dates: Thursday, June 18th at 12:00pm and Monday, June 29th at 12:00pm
Featuring: Dr. Laurel Moyer, MD, MPH
NICU Medical Director, Good Samaritan Hospital
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology

Pat Heinrich, RN, MSN, CLEC
Registered Nurse, Certified Lactation Educator
NICHQ
Best Fed Beginnings Program; NY State Perinatal Quality Collaborative and OPQC Projects

Human Milk for Late Preterm Infants: Current State of Practice, Barriers and Effective Interventions
*Listen to the webinar here
Presentation Dates: Wednesday, May 20th at 12:00pm and Tuesday, May 26th at 12:00pm
Featuring: Dr. Laurel Moyer, MD, MPH
NICU Medical Director, Good Samaritan Hospital
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology

Pat Heinrich, RN, MSN, CLEC
Registered Nurse, Certified Lactation Educator
NICHQ
Best Fed Beginnings Program; NY State Perinatal Quality Collaborative and OPQC Projects
Darlene Walker, BSN, RN, IBCLC, CKC
University Hospitals MacDonald Women's Hospital
Mary McLaughlin, RN, BSN, IBCLC, CCCE
University Hospitals MacDonald Women's Hospital

The Model for Improvement: Improving and Standardizing the Care of Pregnant Women and their Newborn Infants
*Listen to the webinar here
Presentation Dates: Tuesday, March 10th at 12:00pm and Tuesday, March 24th at 12:00pm
Featuring Dr. Michael Marcotte
Tristate Maternal-Fetal Medicine Associates, Good Samaritan Hospital-Seton Center
Director of Quality and Safety for Women's Services, TriHealth

Antenatal Corticosteroid Treatment: Improving Outcomes for Preterm Infants
*Listen to the webinar here
Presentation Dates: Tuesday, February 10th at 12:00pm and Thursday, February 19th at 12:00pm
Featuring Dr. Michael Marcotte
Tristate Maternal-Fetal Medicine Associates, Good Samaritan Hospital-Seton Center
Director of Quality and Safety for Women's Services, TriHealth

Dr. Heather Kaplan
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Attending Neonatologist, Neonatology and Pulmonary Biology
Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

2014 WEbinar Archives

Improving Rates of Progesterone Supplementation: Reducing the Risk of Premature Birth
*Listen to the webinar here
Presentation Dates: Monday, November 3rd at 12:00pm and Thursday, November 6th at 12:00pm
Featuring Dr. Jay Iams, MD
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Emeritus Frederick P. Zuspan Professor and Endowed Chair Maternal Fetal Medicine Division, and Obstetric Lead of the Ohio Perinatal Quality Collaborative

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: Simplified Screening and Non-Pharmacologic Management of the Newborn at Risk for NAS
*Listen to the webinar here
Presentation Dates: Tuesday, October 7th at 12:00pm and Friday, October 24th at 12:00pm
Featuring Dr. Moira Crowley
Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, Co-Director of the Neonatal ECMO Program, and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Dr. Scott Wexelblatt
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Medical Director Regional Newborn Services, and Assistant Professor for the University of Cincinnati Department of Pediatrics
Leslie Clarke, RN, MS, MBA
Case Western Reserve University, Research Nurse in the School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome-Identification of Substance Use in Pregnancy: Legalities and Practicalities
*Listen to the webinar here
Presentation Dates: Friday, September 19th at 12:00pm and Friday, September 26th at 12:00pm
Featuring Dr. Moira Crowley
Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, Co-Director of the Neonatal ECMO Program, and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Dr. Scott Wexelblatt
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Medical Director Regional Newborn Services, and Assistant Professor for the University of Cincinnati Department of Pediatrics

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: Understanding the Breadth and Context of the Problem
*Listen to the webinar here
Presentation Dates: Thursday, June 12th at 12:00pm and Tuesday, June 17th at 12:00pm
Featuring Dr. Moira Crowley
Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, Co-Director of the Neonatal ECMO Program, and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Dr. Scott Wexelblatt
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Medical Director Regional Newborn Services, and Assistant Professor for the University of Cincinnati Department of Pediatrics