Certification Review Includes

  • Antepartum Care and Evaluation

    1. The purpose of this program is to inform nurses about antepartum care and evaluation of the antepartum client and fetus. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
      Discuss the differences between signs and symptoms that may be present in pregnancy
      Facilitate complete prenatal care
      Communicate effectively the expectations of pregnancy with everyone involved in the care
      Evaluate and assist in treating physical, emotional, economic, cultural and sociological changes that may occur during pregnancy
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Fetal Assessment

    1. The purpose of this program is to educate the learner about fetal assessment, including antepartum through labor. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
      Discuss antepartum assessments and tests that evaluate fetal well being
      Describe three ways that fetal heart tones are monitored during labor
      Define NICHD terminology used in assessing fetal wellbeing during electronic fetal monitoring
      Identify alterations in normal fetal heart tones during labor
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Intrapartum Complications I

    1. The purpose of this program is to provide an overview of obstetrical complications that may present during labor and delivery and provide management strategies and interventions for the care of the intrapartum patient with complications. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
      Describe nursing interventions for the care of the patient with dysfunctional labor
      Identify two nursing interventions for the patient with shoulder dystocia
      Discuss potential risks for the laboring patient with premature rupture of membranes
      Apply two management strategies for the patient with placenta problems
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Intrapartum Complications II

    1. The purpose of this program is to provide an overview of obstetrical complications that may present during labor and delivery and provide management strategies and interventions for the care of the intrapartum patient with complications. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
      Review risk factors for uterine rupture
      Apply management strategies for a woman experiencing hemorrhage
      Discuss the nursing management for the patient experiencing preterm labor
      Describe potential risks to the laboring patient with multiple gestation
      Identify at least two fetal and neonatal complications from a prolonged pregnancy
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Intrapartum Labor and Birth I

    1. The purpose of this program is to provide an overview of labor, birth, and management strategies and procedures utilized in the care of the intrapartum patient. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
      Describe labor characteristics during each stage of labor and delivery
      Review nursing management strategies for each stage of labor and delivery
      Discuss at least three complications from the use of Episiotomy
      Review nursing management for the woman experiencing delivery with forceps
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Intrapartum Labor and Birth II

    1. The purpose of this program is to provide an overview of obstetrical management strategies and procedures utilized in the care of the intrapartal patient. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
      Describe nursing interventions for the care of the patient undergoing cesarean birth
      Review indications for the use of vaginal birth after Cesarean
      Discuss at least three methods for induction of labor
      Identify at least two pain management strategies for the laboring woman
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Newborn

    1. The purpose of this program is to provide an overview of newborn adaptation after birth and management strategies and procedures utilized in the care of the newborn. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
      Describe three adaptive changes that occur in the newborn during transition to extrauterine life
      Identify two ways that a newborn regulates body temperature
      Review neurological behaviors of the normal newborn
      Identify risk factors for the late preterm infant
      Discuss steps necessary to provide neonatal resuscitation
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Perinatal Complications I

    1. The purpose of this program is to inform nurses about antepartum complications. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
      Describe three complications of cardiac disease in pregnant woman
      Review management strategies for gestational diabetes
      Identify risk factors associated with preeclampsia in pregnancy
      Discuss management strategies for hypertension in pregnancy
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Perinatal Complications II

    1. The purpose of this program is to inform nurses about antepartum complications. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
      Describe three complications of sexually transmitted diseases in pregnant woman
      Discuss two strategies to maintain a healthy pregnancy when obesity is an issue
      Identify at least four risk factors associated with chorioamnionitis
      Review management strategies for two types of anemias in pregnancy
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Perinatal Exposure

    1. The purpose of this program is to educate the learner about perinatal exposure. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
      Discuss various risks associated with drug and alcohol exposure during pregnancy
      Describe side effects and risks of smoking during pregnancy
      List the risks associated with common teratogens during pregnancy
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Postpartum I

    1. The purpose of this program is to provide an overview of the postpartum period and management strategies and procedures utilized in the care of the postpartum patient. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
      Discuss the postpartum changes that occur to the reproductive system
      Review nursing management strategies for postpartum pain management
      Describe at least three postpartum indications that result in excessive bleeding
      Review nursing management for the woman experiencing cardiomyopathy
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Postpartum II

    1. The purpose of this program is to provide an overview of the postpartum period and management strategies and procedures utilized in the care of the postpartum patient. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
      Describe parent infant interactions that highlight family adaptation
      Review nursing management interventions and education for discharge planning
      Identify at least two techniques for successful breast feeding
      Discuss nursing management for the woman experiencing difficulty with breast feeding
      Describe care of the non-breastfeeding mother
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Professional Issues

    1. The purpose of this program is to educate the learner about ethical and legal issues that impact nursing and perinatal nursing care. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
      Discuss the role of ethics and ethical principles that influence nursing practice
      Describe influences that impact negligence and liability in nursing practice
      Identify at least five effective documentation practices
      Discuss Evidence-based practice and its relation to quality care
    2. Contact Hours: 1

Accreditation Information

NURSES

In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

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