Instructor: Cella Janisch-Hartline, RN, BSN, Nursing Leadership Senior Manager, ACC 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:
- Recognize the anatomy and physiology characteristics/considerations to each identified emergency discussed
- 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.
- Prioritize nursing interventions to be implemented in the various emergencies
- Engage in critical thinking/incorporating the knowledge learned through case studies/simulation
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