Obstetrical Nursing: Assisted Delivery and Cesarean Section

OVERVIEW:

Some women experience no problem giving birth to their babies. Others have difficulty and need assistance. Common procedures used to assist a baby's birth include forceps delivery, vacuum extraction and cesarean section. This course provides an overview of these procedures and details the Labor and Delivery nurse's responsibilities in regard to forceps delivery, vacuum extraction and C-section. The course also discusses the nurse's role in patient education regarding these procedures.

OBJECTIVES:

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:

1. Differentiate between the use of forceps and vacuum extraction.
2. Discuss the potential complications of forceps delivery.
3. Discuss the potential complications of vacuum extraction.
4. Define dystocia and describe two maneuvers utilized to overcome this complication.
5. Discuss reasons a cesarean delivery may become necessary.
6. List the team members who should be present for a cesarean delivery. 
7. Describe the actions of the nurse in preparing a patient for cesarean delivery.

This program also includes workbooks that can be ordered separately.

Price: $299.00 USD

Product ID: CLP106
Media: DVD
Year: 2014
Duration: 17:00 minutes
Language: English
Tags: Obstetrical Nursing
 
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