Perioperative Series: OB Emergencies - 2021

Event Starts: 10/5/2021 9:00 AM

Event Ends: 10/5/2021 4:30 PM

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Perioperative Series: OB Emergencies

Perioperative Series:
OB Emergencies

Tuesday, October 5, 2021
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. CDT

RWHC Office & Training Center
880 Independence Lane, Sauk City

Registration Deadline: September 14

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

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

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


  • Cella Janisch-Hartline, RN, BSN, Nursing Leadership Senior Manager, PCC Certified Professional Coach, RWHC
  • Brenda Gillingham, RN, BSN, CPAN, The Richland Hospital Inc., WISPAN Past President

Target Audience
All aspects for perioperative nurses (pre-op, intra-op and post-op) or nurses required to recover patients as part of their duties

Program Description:
This workshop is designed to help nurses and health care providers recognize risk factors, assessment findings and required interventions to low volume/high risk perioperative situations focused on obstetrical emergencies.

Program Objectives – Participants will learn to:

  1. Differentiate between emergency and unplanned C-Sections with considerations toappropriate treatment/interventions
  2. Review perioperative obstetrical emergencies: HELLP syndrome, obstetricalhemorrhages, shoulder dystocia, prolapsed cord, uterine rupture, emergency cesareandelivery and DIC
  3. Recognize the anatomy and physiology characteristics/considerations to eachidentified emergency discussed
  4. Prioritize surgical nursing interventions to above emergencies
  5. Understands the drug actions of common obstetrical medications that may be onboard at the time of an emergent c-section: magnesium sulfate, pitocin, methergine,hemabate, cytotec, and narcotics
  6. Engage in critical thinking/incorporating the knowledge learned through casestudies/simulation
  7. Discuss anesthesia delivered via general/spinal routes with impact to both patient andinfant
  8. Review Phase I recovery of the cesarean section patient with consideration of uniquepatient population factors

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