Obstetrical Nursing: Complications of Pregnancy

OVERVIEW:

While most women have healthy, straightforward pregnancies, some will experience significant complications. This program provides an overview of some of the more common complications of pregnancy and offers information about how these challenges can be managed in order to help ensure a safe and successful delivery.

OBJECTIVES:

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:
  1. List the known risk factors and common symptoms for preterm labor
  2. Name two actions other than tocolytics used to help control preterm labor.
  3. Discuss the use of tocolytics in the treatment of preterm labor and the side effects of these drugs.
  4. List six adverse reactions associated with magnesium sulfate tocolysis that must be immediately reported to the physician.
  5. Discuss the use of glucocorticoid injection in conjunction with tocolysis.
  6. Describe the various causes of bleeding during pregnancy and interventions for each.
  7. Differentiate between the four categories of hypertensive disorders during pregnancy.
  8. Describe the HELLP syndrome related to pre-eclampsia.
  9. List four severe fetal complications related to pre-eclampsia.
  10. Differentiate between pre-eclampsia and eclampsia, and explore management options for these hypertension disorders.

Price: $299.00 USD

Product ID: CLP103
Media: DVD
Year: 2014
Duration: 21:00 minutes
Language: English
Tags: Obstetrical Nursing
 
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