Healthcare Considerations for the Pregnant and Postpartum Patient: Normal Changes, Complications, and Implications for Care

CE Credits Hours: 3.50

$28.00

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this continuing education course, you will be able to identify the normal changes, possible complications, and implications for care for the pregnant and postpartum patient. Specific learning objectives to address potential knowledge gaps include: 

  • Learntastic Describe the ways in which pregnancy affects patient care.
  • Learntastic Differentiate normal from abnormal lab values in pregnancy.
  • Learntastic Identify signs and symptoms indicating possible pregnancy complications.
  • Learntastic Discuss the medical management and nursing care typically provided in response to the most common complications of pregnancy.
  • Learntastic Summarize relevant patient teaching offered to patients with gestational diabetes.
  • Learntastic Name the complications that can arise when amniotic membranes rupture prematurely.
  • Learntastic Discuss issues related to preterm labor and birth.
  • Learntastic List the most common postpartum complications.

Course Description

Obstetric CEU course for all nurses and EMTs/paramedics. Covers patient management and common pregnancy complications such as bleeding and gestational diabetes. Care for pregnant women in all healthcare settings. Learn about risk factors, signs and symptoms, nursing care, maternal and fetal implications, and patient teaching.

Regulations/Board Approvals

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

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

This course is provided in partnership with Wild Iris Medical
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