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HTRSD is a provider of continuing education training focused on human trafficking and other social disparities for health care providers, as well as courses that address nurses' health and well-being and under-served topics in advanced critical care.

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All states recognize our courses for accredited continuing nursing education, CNE, contact hours. This course is accredited by the following boards:

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # CEP 15467.

Provider approved by the Arkansas, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Carolina, and West Virginia Boards of Nursing through CE Broker, CE Provider #: 50-13256.  

Health Disparities Among Prenatal Patients

Contact Hours: 1
Cost: $10.00

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Health Disparities Among Prenatal Patients
This course is designed for nurses who are involved in any stage of high-risk pre and perinatal care. This course is designed to raise awareness of high-risk prenatal morbidity and mortality rates and to promote knowledge of the guidelines for high-risk obstetrical care, to reduce health disparities and improve patient outcomes.


Upon completion of this course participants will be able to:

  • Display knowledge of prenatal risk factors and their potential effects on both mother and baby
  • Apply knowledge of existing health disparities regarding prenatal outcomes
  • Outline measurable goals that will improve fetal and maternal outcomes
  • Demonstrate patient teaching points that relate to high-risk prenatal care


Chapter 1: Introduction and Management of High-Risk Obstetrical Patients

Introduction: Healthcare Disparities Among Prenatal Patients
Factors of Disparity

Chapter 2: Factors That Increase Health Risks of Pregnancy

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Advanced Maternal Age
Multiple Gestation
Exposure to Alcohol and Tobacco
Kidney Disease

Chapter 3: Health Disparities and Trends in Infant and Maternal Outcomes in the United States

Maternal and Infant Mortality
Patient’s Educational Needs
Review – Healthcare Disparities Among Prenatal Patients
Case Studies – Healthcare Disparities Among Prenatal Patients

Chapter 4: References

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