Perioperative OB Emergencies - November 30, 2017

Starts: 11/30/2017 9:00 AM

Ends: 11/30/2017 3:30 PM

Dear Healthcare Professionals:
RWHC is pleased to provide the following Clinical Education Series program:
Perioperative OB Emergencies

Thursday, November 30, 2017
9:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

RWHC Office & Training Center
880 Independence Lane, Sauk City

Registration Deadline: November 9

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

Fee includes program handouts, refreshments and lunch. Please contact RWHC with any special dietary needs.

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

Cella Janisch-Hartline, RN, BSN, Nurse Consultant, RWHC 

-Brenda Gillingham, RN, BSN, Richland Hospital

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 to appropriate treatment/interventions 
    2. Review perioperative obstetrical emergencies: HELLP syndrome, obstetrical hemorrhages, shoulder dystocia, prolapsed cord, uterine rupture, emergency cesarean delivery and DIC
    3. Recognize the anatomy and physiology characteristics/considerations to each identified emergency discussed 
    4. Prioritize surgical nursing interventions to above emergencies 
    5. Understand the drug actions of common obstetrical medications that may be on board 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 case studies/simulation
    7. Discuss anesthesia delivered via general/spinal routes with impact to both patient and infant
    8. Review Phase I recovery of the cesarean section patient with consideration of unique patient population factors

    Visit the RWHC Clinical Education Series web page to view all our class offerings.

    If you would like more information about the RWHC Leadership Series, please email Education Services Manager, Carrie Ballweg, or call 608-643-2343.

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