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DVD

Inpatient Obstetric Certification Review Course


Faculty:
Donna Weeks, DNP, RNC-OB, C-EFM, CPN
Duration:
9 Hours 16 Minutes
Copyright:
Jun 07, 2018
Publisher:
PESI, Inc.
Product Code:
RNV077825
Media Type:
DVD


Description

This comprehensive review course offers the latest information and trends you need to know to pass your Inpatient Obstetrics Certification exam. An in-depth review of labor & delivery, antepartum, postpartum and nursery current practices will prepare you for success by not just reviewing key points but also reinforcing them through realistic test questions! The review course covers all the clinical and professional issues per the current exam blueprint, plus you’ll gain valuable test-taking strategies and tips that are certain to aid in your quest for success on the Inpatient Obstetrics exam!

Join expert speaker, Donna Weeks, DNP, APN, RNC-OB, C-EFM, for this dynamic session that will increase not only your nursing knowledge, but also your earning power and employment opportunities.

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Faculty

Donna Weeks, DNP, RNC-OB, C-EFM, CPN's Profile

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Dr. Donna Weeks, DNP, RNC-OB, C-EFM, CPN, has over 30 years of maternal child nursing experience where she has held roles from staff nurse, to manager, director, and educator and is currently practicing as a Clinical Nurse Specialist at JFK Medical Center. Donna’s experience includes high risk OB, L&D, postpartum and newborn nursery. One of her unique experiences includes initiating, facilitating, and evaluating a support group for hospitalized antepartum women. Donna has been instrumental in leading AWHONN’s Postpartum Hemorrhage Project as well as the Baby Friendly Initiative at her facility. She also serves an Adjunct Professor at Purdue Global University, teaching in the graduate program.

Dr. Weeks’ nursing education includes a BSN through the State University of New York, an MSN from The College of New Jersey and a DNP through Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Additionally, she is certified in Inpatient Obstetrics and Electronic Fetal Monitoring, is an NRP Instructor, an AWHONN Fetal Heart Monitoring Instructor Trainer, and AWHONN Obstetrical Patient Safety Trainer. Donna’s vast knowledge and expertise allow her to present the most challenging concepts in a way that is easy to understand.

 

Speaker Disclosures: 

Financial: Donna Weeks is an adjunct instructor for Kaplan University. She has an employment relationship with JFK Medical Center. Dr. Weeks receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. 

Nonfinancial: Donna Weeks is a member of the Association of Women’s Health Obstetrics and Neonatal Nursing.

 


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Program Information

Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.


Target Audience

Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists

Objectives

  1. Determine three laboratory values associated with HELLP Syndrome.
  2. Characterize two changes in pregnancy that affect the cardiac system.
  3. Develop a plan of care for a laboring patient with HIV.
  4. Evaluate the risks and benefits of internal electronic fetal monitoring.
  5. Prioritize three interventions for a category II or category III fetal heart tracing.
  6. Recommend methods that decrease the complications of a forceps delivery.
  7. Anticipate critical interventions to decrease complications for the neonate and mother related to shoulder dystocia.
  8. Evaluate the various treatment options for the obstetrical patient with severe hypertension.
  9. Characterize two maternal and two neonatal complications resulting from chorioamnionitis.
  10. Specify three cardiovascular changes that take place with the neonate’s transition to extrauterine life.
  11. Analyze the physiology that places the infant of a diabetic mother at risk for hypoglycemia.
  12. Determine the possible causes of postpartum hemorrhage and appropriate management for each.

Outline

Maternal Factors Affecting the Fetus & Newborn
Disease Process
  • Hypertension
  • Diabetes
  • Maternal Cardiac Disease
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Antivirals
  • Blood Disorders
  • Obesity
  • Rh Incompatibility
Pregnancy Risks
  • Anxiety and Treatment
  • Substance Use/Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Environmental Concerns
Fetal Assessment
  • Antepartum Assessment
  • Ultrasound
  • Non-stress Testing
  • Biophysical Profile
  • Amniocentesis
  • Cordocentesis
Electronic Fetal Monitoring
  • Assessment
  • NICHD Terminology
  • Periodic & Episodic Changes
  • Uterine Activity
Acid-Base Assessment
  • Cord Blood Gas Evaluation
  • Fetal Stimulation
Labor & Birth
  • Physiology of Labor
  • Labor Management
  • Obstetrical Procedures & Potential Complications
  • Pain Management (Analgesia/Anesthesia)
Obstetrical Complications
  • Labor & Placental Disorders
  • Preterm Labor
  • Multiple Gestation
  • Prolonged Pregnancy
Postpartum
  • Physiology
  • Family Adaptation
  • Lactation
  • Complications
Newborn
  • Adaptation to Extrauterine Life
  • Assessment
  • Resuscitation
  • Complication
  • Nutrition
Professional Issues
  • Ethical Principles
  • Legal Issues
  • Evidenced-based Practice
  • Patient Safety

Reviews

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Total Reviews: 1

Comments

Christine L

"Thank you Donna Weeks. I passed my RNC-OB last month. This class definitely prepared me for the inpatient OB exam. I’ve been an L&D RN for a decade and everything Donna went over has helped me in my practice. Thank you Donna Weeks....your lecture was awesome!!😊🎉❤️"

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