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Our vision is to reduce the devastating impact of stillbirth for women, families and the wider community through improving care to reduce the number of stillborn babies and to reduce the impact of this loss.
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Our aim is to improve care to reduce the number of stillborn babies and to reduce the impact of this loss.
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IMproving Perinatal Mortality Review and Outcomes Via Education (IMPROVE)

Project Status In Progress
Funding Organisation Queensland Health
Organisation Lead Stillbirth CRE
Lead Investigator Adrienne Gordon
Program Area Data To Drive Change
Topic Improving Data Capture To Prevent Stillbirth In Australia

The IMPROVE workshops and eLearning module are designed to address the educational needs of health professionals involved in maternity and newborn care in managing perinatal death.
The content in this education program is based on the Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealands Perinatal Mortality Guidelines for care after stillbirth and Neonatal death. The IMPROVE education program covers appropriate practices around principles of bereavement care, communicating with parents about autopsy, clinical examination, placental and post-mortem examination, investigation, classification, and audit of stillbirth.