WHNP may participate in the management of high-risk pregnancies when collaborating with other multidisciplinary providers.
April 2021 Vol. 9 No. 2
Implementation of the Maternal Mental Health Safety Bundle: Standardizing perinatal depression screening and response in a federally qualified health center
A national survey of obstetricians and gynecologists reported that 53% universally screened pregnant patients for depression, but only 33.67% implemented guideline-congruent care.
Women’s health NPs are ideally positioned to decrease MI stigma and facilitate necessary mental health services as providers of women’s healthcare across the lifespan.
PrEP use among women has the potential to reduce new HIV infections by 61% (with ≥ 75% adherence), yet less than 10% of men and women who are “behaviorally indicated for PrEP” are utilizing this important prevention tool.
Women’s health nurse practitioners, nurse midwives, and other specialists may partner with Project C.U.R.E on short-term medical mission trips to fight against disparities.
Reproductive-age women with prediabetes or type 2 diabetes can benefit from education that allows them to develop a reproductive life plan that will optimize future pregnancy outcomes.