OB Emergencies - August 2020

Event Starts: 8/11/2020 9:00 AM

Event Ends: 8/11/2020 3:30 PM

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OB Emergencies

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

RWHC Office & Training Center 880 Independence Lane, Sauk City

Registration Deadline: July 21

RWHC Member & Affiliate Member: $160
Non-RWHC Member: $190

Fee includes program handouts and refreshments/snacks. Lunch is on your own.

0.6 CEUs
RWHC is a CEU provider through the Wisconsin Society for Healthcare Education & Training (WISHET)

Instructor: Cella Janisch-Hartline, RN, BSN, Nursing Leadership Senior Manager, PCC Certified Professional Coach, RWHC

Target Audience: Obstetric and emergency room nurses

Program Description:
This course is designed to review several obstetrical emergencies which require the caregiver to recognize risk factors, assessment findings and required interventions to low volume/high risk OB situations. Throughout the day, several obstetrical emergencies will be reviewed along with describing signs and symptoms and priority interventions needed/required; these include, but are not limited to: pre-eclampsia/HELLP syndrome, obstetrical hemorrhage situations, shoulder dystocia, emergency delivery, uterine trauma and premature labor. In addition, knowledge learned will be applied and integrated into several simulated case studies.

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES – Participants will be able to:

  1. Recognize the anatomy and physiology characteristics/considerations to each identified emergency discussed
  2. Review obstetrical emergency situations to include (but not limited to): pre-eclampsia/HELLP syndrome, obstetrical hemorrhage (placenta previa, abruptio placenta, post-partum hemorrhage), shoulder dystocia, emergency delivery, prolapsed cord, uterine trauma and premature labor.
  3. Prioritize nursing interventions to be implemented in the various emergencies
  4. Engage in critical thinking/incorporating the knowledge learned through case studies/simulation

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