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Upcoming Events

  • Jun 21, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM PDT
    Zoom Webinar
    Join MCCPOP and our guest speakers, Celia Glennon, NP and Danielle Wetzel, NP on Wednesday, June 21 as we discuss some high risk neonatal topics on HIE, Therapeutic Hypothermia, Seizures and X-ray interpretation!
  • Sep 20, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM PDT
    Zoom Webinar
    MCCPOP presents our first Fall High Risk Neonatal webinar! Please join Sharon Lau, NP, as she presents on "Neonatal Sepsis" as she will teach you how to interpret lab results and how to determine antibiotic use for early and late onset sepsis.
  • Oct 27, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Zoom Webinar
    Join MCCPOP and Kirsten Strzok, NP as she discusses "Jaundice, Exchange Transfusion".
  • Nov 03, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Zoom Webinar
    This course is a repeated webinar session from September 20. Please join MCCPOP and Sharon Lau, NP as we learn about early and late onset neonatal sepsis.

Services Overview

The MCCPOP is a program of the California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative (CMQCC), located at Stanford University School of Medicine, Division of Neonatal and Developmental Medicine. Our MCCPOP faculty leaders include neonatologists and maternal fetal medicine specialists who consult on perinatal clinical care questions and provide education on current standards of care for mothers, birthing people, and newborns. These leaders partner with CPQCC as well as other physician specialists at Stanford Medicine to provide a full spectrum of expertise, supporting high quality care before, during, and post pregnancy. In addition, MCCPOP offers timely continuing education courses for nurses, nurse practitioners, nurse midwives, physicians, and other health care professionals, via an eLearning platform. Included in all of our educational programs and offerings are the following core values, as we strive to improve birth outcomes for pregnant women and their infants:

  • Evidence-based clinical practice integrating research and national standards into bedside practice

  • Equitable healthcare

  • Multidisciplinary team training

  • Family-centered care

  • Patient safety

  • Use of technology to enhance educational programs and maintain connections with community providers

Programs and Activities

  • Educational seminars

  • Perinatal Potpourri: Advances in Care,  Annual Conference

  • For contracted hospitals in the Mid-Coastal California Region: morbidity & mortality conferences, peer reviews, nursing education and CPQCC data reviews

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Population Served

The Mid-Coastal California Region (RPPC) includes the counties of Monterey, San Benito, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz and San Luis Obispo. The region extends along the California Central Coast for approximately 300 miles and includes urban, suburban and rural areas, as well as being socio-economically and ethnically diverse.

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