Obstetrical Nursing: Caring for the Antepartum Patient

OVERVIEW:

The pregnant woman experiences significant changes during pregnancy that affect all of her major body systems and emotions. This program focuses on the physiological and emotional changes a woman goes through during pregnancy, and includes information that can assist the nurse in caring for and reassuring her pregnant patients. Patient history and prenatal care is also discussed.

OBJECTIVES:

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

1. Define viability, pre-term, term, and post-term as related to the fetus. 
2. Describe the affects of pregnancy on the mothers physiology from conception to term.
3. Discuss methods by which the pregnant woman can alleviate some of the discomforts related to advancing pregnancy.
4. Define physiologic anemia of pregnancy.
5. Describe changes in dietary needs as pregnancy progresses.
6. Define "pica. 
7. Record a womans obstetrical history using the GTPAL system.
8. State the prenatal visit frequency pattern for a normal pregnancy.
9. Discuss physical assessment of the mother during prenatal visits.
10. List the common screening tests performed during pregnancy.
Price: $299.00 USD

Product ID: CLP101
Media: DVD
Year: 2014
Duration: 23:00 minutes
Language: English
Tags: Obstetrical Nursing
 
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