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Pregnancy Complications: Medical Management, Nursing Care, and Patient Teaching
Course Description
Obstetric CEU course for labor and delivery nurses. Covers common pregnancy complications such as bleeding and gestational diabetes. Learn about risk factors, signs and symptoms, medical management and nursing care, maternal and fetal implications, and patient teaching.
Learning Outcome and Objectives
1) List the most common pregnancy complications.

2) Describe the incidence and risk factors for the most prevalent pregnancy complications.

3) Identify signs and symptoms in women affected by pregnancy complications.

4) Discuss the medical management and nursing care typically provided in response to pregnancy complications.

5) Describe maternal and fetal implications arising from the most prevalent pregnancy complications.

6) Summarize relevant patient teaching offered to those women and families experiencing pregnancy complications.
Nursing

 
Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #12300.

Course Availability: Expires October 17, 2022. You must score 70% or better on the test and complete the course evaluation to earn a certificate of completion for this CE activity. Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., provides educational activities that are free from bias. The information provided in this course is to be used for educational purposes only. It is not intended as a substitute for professional healthcare.

Authors
Heidi J. Crean, DC, MSN, RN, CNL

Heidi Crean is a nursing instructor in the RN program at Mendocino College in Ukiah, California, where she teaches fundamentals of nursing along with obstetric and pediatric nursing. She also works as a per diem labor and delivery and postpartum nurse in the Family Birth Center and previously worked in the med-surg department at Adventist Health Ukiah Valley. She earned an MSN with a concentration in clinical nurse leadership from Sonoma State University. Her previous education includes a BS in chemistry and a Doctor of Chiropractic degree.

Bethany Derricott, RN, MSN

Bethany Derricott is a graduate of the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University and the MSN program at Walden University. She is an Instructor of Nursing in the ADN program at Kent State University and has worked in a variety of nursing disciplines. She has taught maternity nursing, community health nursing, trends and issues in nursing, and nutrition, and enjoys teaching nursing students both in the classroom and online. Derricott is published in Nursing for Women's Health and is a member of the ANA, the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses, and others. She serves on the NCLEX Examination Item Development Panel for the National Council of State Boards of Nursing and is a HRSA Grant Reviewer for the U.S. DHHS. 
Accreditation & Approval Information
Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #12300, for 4 Contact Hours. CE Broker Approval Number 50-2174. Florida nursing licensees must retain this certificate for at least 4 years. Do not forward to Florida Board of Nursing.
Copyright
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Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Expires on 10/17/2022
Cost: $30.00
Credit Offered:
4 ANCC Credits
 
 
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