Patient Safety Roles
Dr. Monk discusses the development, role and services of the St. David’s North Austin Medical Center OB/Gyn Hospitalist program.
Obstetrical hemorrhage is one of the primary reasons for maternal death. This presentation addresses the definition and etiologies of obstetrical hemorrhage.
Dr. Kavoussi reviews the definition and common causes of female infertility, including male factor.
Teri Chavira, MSN, RNC-NIC discusses the signs and symptoms of neonatal sepsis, neonatal and maternal risk factors, and treatment.
Cue Based Feeding
Julie Foreman, MA, CCC-SLP defines Cue Based Feeding and identifies goals and logistics of how it looks in the NICU.
Tonnyann Hurley, MSN and Darla Payne, MSN cover the topic of obstetric emergencies, discuss the nursing role in high risk scenarios, and the importance of multidisciplinary manangement of the patient.
Sepsis Update for the Pregnant Patient
Dr. Louis Pacheco explains why sepsis continues to be the most frequent cause of death in intensive care units. He presents why the mortality rate is 30% for severe sepsis and up to 50% for septic shock.
Benefits of Human Milk for the NICU Baby
Human milk in the NICU provides a number of factors to a preterm infant that is almost like a medicine. It allows the infant to get up on our feedings very quickly and leave the hospital earlier.
A NICU Typical Day
We have neonatologists on all the time, every day. We perform early morning rounds where we see all 65 babies and discuss them at length as to plan of care for the day and for the week.