CE Credit

Prenatal Health: Screening and Intervention

Welcome to the training on Prenatal Health: Screening and Intervention provided by the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) and the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS).

Credit hours: 1.25 CE


The goal of this module is to equip Texas Health Steps providers and other health-care professionals to identify and address prenatal factors that affect maternal health and safety.

Target Audience

Primary care providers and other health professionals who treat female patients who are pregnant.

Note: The information in this module focuses on adolescent and adult women ages 18 through 44 years, who deliver the majority of live babies in Texas. A companion module, Preconception Health: Screening and Intervention, addresses issues related to preconception health screening, intervention, and counseling.

Specific Learning Objectives

After completing the activities of this module, you will be able to:

  1. Summarize the leading causes of maternal morbidity and mortality in Texas.
  2. Specify the health risks and conditions that are associated with maternal morbidity and mortality.
  3. Integrate prenatal screening, treatment, and counseling protocols that promote maternal health and safety.

Please note this module expires on 9/11/2021.

This module was released on 9/11/2018.

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