Oregon AWHONN

Promoting the Health of Women and Newborns

The December Newsletter is Here!

In this issue, we reflect on our successes and look to the future to keep our successes alive. We also get a quick look at AWHONN's legislative priorities from our new Legislative Coordinators, Nancy C. Alt, BSN RN, RNC-OB and Amy Brase, MSN, RN, CNE.


Women's Health and Neonatal Update

A new Joint Commission Perinatal Core measure is coming January 1, 2019. The new measure will be known as PC-06 Unexpected Newborn Complications (UNC). Taking home a healthy newborn may be the most important outcome for families. The UNC composite measure identifies babies without preexisting conditions, and who are normally grown and were not exposed to maternal drug use, that had severe or moderate neonatal complications (CMQCC, 2018).


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