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Essentials of Inpatient Obstetric Nursing Care for Individual Professionals

Essentials of Inpatient Obstetric Nursing Care for Individual Professionals

Our Essentials of Inpatient Obstetric Nursing Care program is ideal for both new and experienced nursing professionals to introduce and reinforce the essentials of inpatient obstetric care. The program is designed to orient a new nurse to the perinatal unit and provide the most current and comprehensive education for a more experienced staff member. The program will help reduce risk and errors, increase efficiency and patient care, reinforce and document staff competency, and grow the knowledge and skills of the learner in inpatient obstetrics.

The Essentials of Inpatient Obstetric Nursing Care program is eligible for continuing education credit for certification and license maintenance and renewals.

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Continuing Education Credit

The Essentials of Inpatient Obstetric Nursing Care program is eligible for 50.0 CNE Contact Hours (17.5 Pharmacology Contact Hours.)

Curriculum Courses and Learning Outcomes

The Essentials of Inpatient Obstetric Nursing Care curriculum consists of six courses.

  • Reviews normal physiologic and psychosocial changes during pregnancy.
  • Outlines physiologic changes to include the key organ systems, impact assessment, and laboratory findings.
  • Addresses psychosocial changes including the normal psychosocial adaptation process and the impact of incomplete psychosocial adaptation.
  • Eligible for 4.0 CNE Contact Hours.
  • Discusses the normal process of labor and delivery.
  • Reviews physiologic changes that occur prior to and during the labor and delivery process.
  • Describes the labor and delivery nursing process, including assessment, diagnosis, interventions and evaluation.
  • Reviews different medical interventions that can occur during the intrapartum period, including cervical ripening, induction of labor and assisted delivery.
  • Discusses complications including shoulder dystocia, uterine rupture and postpartum hemorrhage that could be seen during each stage of labor.
  • Eligible for 15.0 CNE Contact Hours (7.5 Pharmacology Contact Hours.)
  • Reviews normal physiologic and psychosocial changes during the postpartum period.
  • Outlines physiologic changes to include the key organ systems and the impact on postpartum assessment.
  • Addresses psychosocial changes during the normal adaptation process following delivery.
  • Discusses the impact of incomplete psychosocial adaptation to the newborn, new role, and family.
  • Eligible for 6.0 CNE Contact Hours.
  • Discusses the normal process for the postpartum woman.
  • Reviews the normal changes and the nursing process for caring for the postpartum woman.
  • Reviews the importance of discharge planning and teaching, and contraceptive methods.
  • Reviews the normal psychosocial adaptation and the impact of postpartum depression or psychosis, including nursing interventions. • Reviews potential postpartum complications and interventions.
  • Eligible for 7.0 CNE Contact Hours (2.0 Pharmacology Contact Hours.)
  • Discusses frequent complications observed during pregnancy, including: hypertensive disorders of pregnancy; bleeding in pregnancy; preterm delivery; twin gestation; obesity; hyperemesis gravidarum; diabetes mellitus; pyelonephritis; deep vein thrombosis; intrauterine growth restriction; anaphylactic syndrome of pregnancy, also known as amniotic fluid embolus; and cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
  • Addresses the impact these complications have on the mother and the fetus.
  • Discusses both medical and nursing interventions key to each complication.
  • Eligible for 16.0 CNE Contact Hours (8.0 Pharmacology Contact Hours.)
  • Addresses issues that impact the grieving mother and her family. • Reviews the three stages of grieving, including a discussion regarding the progression through each stage.
  • Discusses strategies to assist the grieving parents through this difficult period and the importance of promoting lasting memories.
  • Eligible for 2.0 CNE Contact Hours.

Cost

Individual Access to the Essentials of Inpatient Obstetric Nursing Care program for one-year with 50.0 CNE Contact Hours, including 17.5 Pharmacology Contact Hours: $300.00 for one person

Save 10%! All participants with an active individual or group subscription to the periFACTS Online Continuing Education Program save 10% off any 'Essentials' program purchase everyday! To purchase online, you must have a periFACTS store account. To request a store account with the discount automatically applied, just email us! To purchase by phone, call us directly at toll-free 1-800-285-2366.

How to Purchase

Purchase Individual Access to the Essentials of Inpatient Obstetric Nursing Care six-course series in our online store.

Request an invoice for Individual Access to the Essentials of Inpatient Obstetric Nursing Care six-course series by email or purchase by phone directly at toll-free 1-800-285-2366.

Each course in the series can be purchased individually in our online store, starting at $25.00 a course including applicable CNE Contact Hour credit.

GROUPS: Learn more about Group Access to the Essentials of Inpatient Obstetric Nursing Care series.