Improving Maternal Morbidity and Mortality One
Bundle at a Time

Camielle Fishel, MSN, RNC-OB
Gina Horne, BSN, RNC-OB
Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women

The purpose of this activity is to gain information on enhancement of the obstetrical bundles for hemorrhage, hypertension, and VTE.


  • Identify standard evidence-based practice guidelines for prophylaxis and treatment of VTE during the antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum period
  • Recognize the steps for implementation of the obstetric hemorrhage bundle through preparation, recognition, and response to excessive blood loss utilizing best-practice guidelines
  • Recognize early warning signs, diagnostic and clinic practice guidelines for treatment, and appropriate discharge follow-up recommendations of the severe hypertension practice bundle during pregnancy and postpartum to improve maternal morbidity and mortality

1.0 Contact Hour