CEs: 6 Contact Education Hours
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 13004 for 6 contact hours.
Topics that will be discussed include:
- Changes in the uterus, cervix, vagina, perineum, and breast
- The metabolic, endocrine, cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal, renal, musculoskeletal, integumentary, and immune systems of the postpartum patient are explored.
- Postpartum hemorrhage is the leading cause of death among postpartum patients. Causes and interventions are important aspects to consider to prevent this occurrence.
- Thrombophlebitis, preeclampsia, infections and postpartum depression.
Goal: To provide a safe environment for patient-family centered care that is uncomplicated and promotes an overall stability, safety and outcome.
At the conclusion of this course the learner will be able to discuss the following body changes that occur with pregnancy:
Vaginal and perineum
Immune system In addition, the learner will be able to adequately assess the:
Emotions Further, the learner will be able to identify:
Domestic partner adjustment Further, the learner will be able to discuss the nursing care of: