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Educational Opportunities

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Educational Opportunities

Healthy Texas Mothers and Babies is committed to providing clinicians, parents, and men and women of childbearing age with opportunities to become more informed about health topics that influence infant mortality in our state. To that end, DSHS has organized multiple learning opportunities for community health workers, promotores, nurses, physicians, mid-level clinicians, social workers, healthcare administrators and others.

Grand Rounds

DSHS offers Grand Rounds in the fall and spring of each year. To learn more about DSHS Grand Rounds, visit http://www.dshs.texas.gov/grandrounds/.

Texas Health Steps Online Module on Reducing Non-Medically Indicated Deliveries Prior to 39 Weeks

DSHS has developed a Texas Health Steps Module for physicians, nurses, and other professionals that will provide one free Continuing Education Credit. The module covers the importance of a 39-week gestation for a healthy pregnancy and provides guidance for providers on how to effectively communicate with patients and their families on this topic. This module can be accessed directly at http://www.txhealthsteps.com/cms/?q=catalog/course/1877 or by visiting the Texas Health Steps website at http://www.txhealthsteps.com/cms/.

Last updated June 8, 2022