Beyond Delivery: Advocating for Health Equality in Motherhood


About the Course  

The first episode of the podcast discusses disparities in maternal care, highlighting challenges faced by military spouses and the need for equitable support during the postpartum period. The conversation emphasizes the importance of cultural competency, individualized care, and addressing systemic barriers to promote maternal well-being.

In the second episode, the discussion on maternal care disparities is continued, exploring solutions and community involvement. The significance of cultural competency in reducing disparities, the role of community support, advocating for policy changes, and fostering a positive, respectful healthcare environment is discussed. 

Listen, Learn, and Earn CE Hours with this podcast course. Available on AppleSpotify, and other podcast apps. 

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to:

  • Define the existing disparities in maternal health outcomes, particularly focusing on communities facing higher risks. 
  • Identify various cultural perspectives on motherhood, highlighting positive practices and potential areas for improvement. 
  • Recognize barriers some individuals may face in accessing prenatal services, proposing strategies to overcome these challenges. 

About the Presenter

Candice Kemp, M.A., ED., RN, BSN, MSN (C), is a highly skilled RN and educator with more than 25 years of relevant experience providing excellent care while ensuring smooth nursing operations and regulatory compliance. She is recognized as an exceptional leader and problem solver with expertise in training, quality, utilization, and risk management. She has notable success in hospital policy and procedure development, and proven ability to produce results through effective application of core competencies. Candice brings a deep understanding of the challenges faced by mothers, particularly those experiencing disparities in maternal care, highlighting the urgent need for addressing such issues. 

How to Receive Credit  

  • Listen to the entire recording which requires a 1 hour commitment of time.
  • At the end of the course, answer the Yes/No Affirmation question to indicate that you have completed the educational activity.
  • Specific to Florida: A mandatory Final Examination with a passing score of 75% or higher is required. Exam questions link content to the course Learning Outcomes as a method to enhance individualized learning and material retention.
  • Provide required personal and payment information.
  • Complete the mandatory course evaluation.
  • Print your Certificate of Completion.

Resolution of Conflict of Interest

Planners, faculty, and others in control of content (either individually or as a group) have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies.

Sponsorship/Commercial Support and Non-Endorsement

It is the policy of Colibri Healthcare, LLC not to accept support from ineligible companies. Furthermore, ineligible companies are prohibited from distributing or providing access to this activity to learners.


The information provided in this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.  

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Accreditations and Approvals

Colibri Healthcare, LLC is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.