Antenatal Corticosteroid Therapy

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The current NIH consensus statement on antenatal corticosteroid administration offers a clear rationale for antenatal corticosteroid use, and is essentially unchanged from the original consensus statement published in 1994. The CPQCC benchmark for the appropriate administration of antenatal corticosteroid therapy is an administration rate of greater than or equal to 85%.

CPQCC Antenatal Corticosteroid Therapy (ANS) Toolkit
Revised October 2009


California Perinatal Quality Care Collaborative
ANS Toolkit
Table of Contents

1.   Introduction

2.     Rationale

3.      Benchmarking 

4.  Problem Identification Worksheets (PIWs)


6.    Quality Improvement Examples and References

7.     References