MNPQC In the Know
MDH now has additional training dates available for a FREE virtual workshop to help health care professionals assist pregnant people with quitting smoking:
Each training will be offered to up to 20 participants on a first-come, first-served basis. The two trainings are the same, so select the date that works better for you.
The Minnesota Department of Health and American Lung Association – Minnesota have contracted with the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) to conduct these workshops.
SOPHE’s SCRIPT® – Smoking Cessation and Reduction in Pregnancy Treatment – Program is an award-winning, evidence-based program shown to be effective in helping thousands of pregnant people quit smoking. SOPHE’s evidence-based SCRIPT® Counselor Training will enable you to integrate the SCRIPT® program into your routine prenatal care screening process.
Upon completion of this half-day training, you will be able to:
Visit the Resources Page on our new website to access the numerous Community Organizations and online resources. These resources aid birthing people and their babies, as well as healthcare professionals interested in improving perinatal health across Minnesota. If you don’t see your organization listed, or know of an organization or helpful resource that is missing, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to the community resource section.
To continue providing access to information, engagement, and collaboration among Minnesota Perinatal & Infant Providers – please send your resources, events, and information to email@example.com to display on our website.
There are past and present events available on the calendar – View the full calendar on our website!
Have an event that needs to be showcased?
Please send us the event information – firstname.lastname@example.org !
MNPQC is dedicated to sharing the latest information, resources, and education with healthcare providers, parents and caregivers, and our communities. Our COVID-19 Updates page includes webinars, articles, and guidelines on the care of pregnant women and newborns, resources for breastfeeding mothers and obtaining formula, health equity, as well as general information, including other languages (as available). Sources include the CDC, MDH, SMFM, and partner PQCs, as well as other reliable sources.
If you have additional resources or educational opportunities for us to share, please send them to email@example.com