4 Interventions for Identified Risks

Pre-conception / Inter-conception Care
Training Curriculum 2


4  Interventions for Identified Risks

Objective

Increase the proportion of women who receive interventions as follow-up to preconception risk screening, focusing on those interventions with evidence of effectiveness and greatness potential impact.

Action Steps

  • Increase provider awareness concerning importance of ongoing interventions for chronic conditions and identified risk factors.
  • Implement modules on preconception care for specific clinical conditions for use in clinical practice, and for continuing education credits.
  • Disseminate existing guidelines related to evidenced-based intervention for clinical conditions and risk factors.
  • Disseminate evidenced based interventions that address risk factors that can be used in a primary care setting (i.e alcohol misuse; antiepileptic drugs, diabetes, folic acid deficiency Hapatitis B, HIV/AIDS, hyperthyroidism, PKU, rubella seronegativity, obesity, oral anticoagulant, STD and smoking.
  • Apply quality improvement techniques and tools, establish benchmaks, self audits, and participate in quality improvement collaborative groups.