810 North 22nd Street
Blair, Ne 68008
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The MCH&HS Labor and Delivery Department is designed to enhance the birthing experience. Our highly skilled and caring staff addresses the unique needs of families while allowing parents to make choices for this very personal experience. We provide families with a warm, relaxed atmosphere in which to experience one of life’s greatest moments. Our nurses are ALS (Advanced Life Support), ACLS (Advanced Cardia Life Support), PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support), NRP (Neonatal Resuscitation Program), ALSO ( Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics), and EFM (Electronic Fetal Monitoring) certified.
For more information about our Labor and Delivery services and education programs, or for a free tour, please call us at (402) 426-1153.
Dr. Paula Thielen-Kocharov (click for bio)
Dr. Thielen-Kocharov received her medical degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine and completed her residency at UNMC in Family Medicine. She is Board certified in Family Medicine with a strong interest in and focus on women’s health and maternity care. Dr. Thielen-Kocharov is experienced in C-Sections and minor office procedures. Dr. Thielen-Kocharov is board certified through the American Board of Family Medicine and has certifications in Advanced Trauma Life Support, Advanced Obstetric Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Neonatal Resuscitation Program, and Basic Life Support.
Dr. Kevin Sisk (click for bio)
Dr. Sisk attended medical school at the University of North Texas Health Science Center and completed his residency at the Ehrling Bergquist Clinic at Offutt Air Force Base in collaboration with the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He is a member of the Uniformed Services/American Academy of Family Medicine and the American College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has his Nebraska Medical License as an Osteopathic Physician and is certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Advanced Life Support Obstetrics, and is an instructor for the Neonatal Resuscitation Program. He has special interests in Family Medicine and Obstetrics.
Dr. Amanda Duxbury (click for bio)
Dr. Duxbury attended medical school at the University of South Dakota, Sanford College of Medicine. She completed her residency at the St. Joseph Family Medicine Program in Denver, Colorado. She has special interests in Family Medicine and Obstetrics. She is Board Certified by the American Board of Family Medicine.
The Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health (AIM) is a national data-driven maternal safety and quality improvement initiative. Based on proven safety and quality implementation strategies, AIM works to reduce preventable maternal mortality and severe morbidity across the United States.
AIM works through state and community-based teams to align national, state, and hospital level quality improvement efforts to improve overall maternal health outcomes. Any hospital in a participating AIM state may join the growing and engaged AIM community of multidisciplinary healthcare providers, public health professionals, and cross-sector stakeholders who are committed to improving maternal outcomes in the U.S.