Event Format



Wed, Oct 14, 2020, 01:00 PM – Wed, Oct 14, 2020, 02:00 PM




Webinar Recordings

Event Host

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AHA Team Training

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Members and Non-members


October 14, 2020

Did you know that 80% of preventable adverse events occur due to poor communication? Teamwork can often improve care coordination and prevent complications in expecting mothers. In partnership with The Value Initiative, this webinar highlights the importance of teamwork when detecting and coordinating critical obstetric emergencies. Learn more about various team-based approaches that drive value in obstetric care, ultimately improving decision making and patient outcomes. Elissa Concini, MSN, RNC-OB and Rachel Cunniffe, MSN, RNC-OB from Geisinger Health and Diana Conterars, MD from Atlantic Health System share their journey of providing better team-based care during labor and delivery, along with building a culture of collaborative care.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the use of TeamSTEPPS in obstetric care and its impact
  • Identify tools and metrics to track quality of obstetric care
  • Discuss ways team-based care brings value to the patient, provider and the hospital/health system


  • Diana Contreras, MD
    Chairman, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health, Atlantic Health System
  • Elissa Concini, MSN, RNC-OB
    Women's Health and Quality and Safety Nurse, Geisinger Community Medical Center
  • Rachel Cunniffe, MSN, RNC-OB
    Nursing Professional Development Specialist, Geisinger Wyoming Valley

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