Maternal Telehealth Access Project partners will increase capacity of maternity care providers to provide perinatal care via telehealth by:
- Developing and offering virtual training on trauma-informed care, with a new course focused on using trauma-informed care to support patients, families, and staff, with giving birth during the COVID-19 pandemic
- Disseminating training through AHEC organizations on topics such as remote monitoring, mental health supports, and technology of telemedicine
- Providing technical assistance and training to community groups on providing virtual support groups
- Highlighting existing educational modules developed by organizations such as the Telehealth Resource Centers related to maternal health and telehealth to expand their reach
My Perinatal Network Free Online COVID-19 Courses
MTAP partner organization, My Perinatal Network, released the first training with MTAP support in August 2020. These free online courses support providers and mothers coping with COVID-19. Access the various courses here.
The Maternal Telehealth Access Project: Collaboration and Innovation for Equity and Healthy Families (Grant # H7EMC37564) is a collaborative initiative with several partnering agencies aimed at ensuring that women at highest risk are receiving quality maternal care services via telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an Award totaling $4,000,000 for one year with 0% percentage financed with nongovernmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, no an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.