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CABC Welcomes New Commissioners

  CABC warmly welcomes Susan Yount and Maria Petrie to the Board of Commissioners!   Susan brings a wealth of clinical, research, and teaching experience. She has worked most recently as the Director of the DNP Program and Associate Professor at Frontier Nursing University, as well as a midwife at El Rio Birth & Women’s…

CABC February 2017 Newsletter

February 2017 Newsletter CABC publishes a revised procedure for Complaints. In this issue: Overview of the Complaint Review process Eligibility for complaint review In response to concerns and questions by CABC-accredited birth centers and Commissioners, the Commission for the Accreditation of Birth Centers has done a complete review of our policies and process for review of complaints….

Winter Newsletter

WINTER NEWSLETTER We are pleased to offer you the December 2016 Newsletter. In this issue: Staff update Standards for birth centers Financial update Commissioners Accredited birth center profile We hope you enjoy it! Warm wishes, All of us at CABC cabc-december-2016-newsletter-2

NRP updates in Indicators Version 1.1

The Commission for the Accreditation of Birth Centers (CABC) has published Version 1.1 of the CABC Indicators and revised several indicators related to the resuscitation of newborns in CABC-accredited birth centers. These changes were prompted both by evidence-based updates in the Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)(http://www2.aap.org/NRP/7thedinfo.html) and by the CABC’s need to address inconsistent regulations and restrictions across…

Transition to New Chair of Commissioners

Dana Brown, CDM CPM and founder of Alaska Family Health & Birth Center in Alaska, is passing the role of Chair of the CABC Commissioners to Ashton Osborne, Nurse Manager of Charleston Birth Place in South Carolina. Dana Brown joined the CABC Commissioners at a pivotal time. The board of Commissioners needed to divide into…