Provider Education, Programs and Services

UAMS Institute for Digital Health & Innovation High-Risk Pregnancy Program (HRPP)  delivers educational opportunities – online and face-to-face –  to help health care professionals improve their quality of patient care through knowledge and assessment. Click a link below to learn more about educational programs and services offered by the High-Risk Pregnancy Program.

Arkansas Fetal Diagnosis and Management Program (AFDM)

Program that provides coordinated, compassionate and evidence-based care for pregnancy and newborn cases complicated by congenital birth defects or genetic disease.

Breastfeeding Education

The High-Risk Pregnancy Program provides breastfeeding education for providers and mothers through leadership, participation with various outreach efforts, and education modules.

Evidenced-Based Guidelines

The High-Risk Pregnancy Program collaborates with Arkansas physicians, expert authors and out-of-state physician peer reviewers to develop evidence-based obstetrical, neonatal and pediatric guidelines. More than 200 evidence-based guidelines are available that define best practices to meet the needs of Arkansas’ women and children.

Fetal Monitoring Courses

On-site, instructor-led fetal monitoring courses using approved curriculum from the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN).

Neonatal Resuscitation Program

Online, self-study course with an evidence-based approach to resuscitation of the newborn. The study is geared toward physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists and other health care professions that care for newborns at the time of delivery.

Nutrition Education for Diabetes in Pregnancy

AADE DEAP accredited program that addresses diabetes care for pregnant women throughout the state of Arkansas.

OB Emergency Drill Simulation

On-site education and training in the management of rare obstetric emergencies are crucial to positive outcomes for mothers and babies.

Online Continuing Education enables users to be part of a community of learners and earn continuing education credit through live and recorded events.

Perinatal Outcomes Workgroup Education and Research (POWER)

POWER is a collaborative workgroup that identifies topics or areas of patient care that need improvement and then develops plans to implement those improvements. Currently, POWER is working to improve maternal and Neonatal outcomes by supporting maternal safety bundle implementation in all 39 delivering hospitals. Obstetrical Hemorrhage and Severe Hypertension in Pregnancy emergencies along with the Reduction of Peripartum Racial/Ethnic Disparities are our current focus. Information about the current maternal safety bundles utilized are available under Printable Resources.

Safe Sleep

Learn more about safe sleep and how to create a safe sleep environment for your baby.


STABLE – Sugar/Safe Care, Temperature, Airway, Blood Pressure, Lab & Emotional Support – is on-site education and training for nurses that uses evidence-based guidelines to establish continuity of care while stabilizing newborn infants in distress.


Weekly opportunities to interact with other physicians, nurses, pharmacists and medical professionals statewide in an effort to establish and maintain current best medical practices.


Brief census rounds conducted with participating delivering hospitals to help facilitate transports and back transports.

Women’s Health on is a free site devoted to helping patients learn how to manage their illnesses and conditions. Modules are continuously being developed to increase access and provide current information for patients at UAMS and elsewhere.

Women’s Mental Health Program

The Women’s Mental Health Program partners with perinatal care providers throughout Arkansas to provide high-quality care for women with neuropsychiatric disorders. Consultations are provided in person or over telemedicine.