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When working with pregnant patients, even one small mistake puts two lives at risk. Staying up to date on OB medications and best practices is the best way to ensure the safety of your patients — and their developing babies.

Childbirth and lactation experts Jamie Otremba, MSN, RN, CNM, and Dawn M. Kersula, MA, RN, LCCE, FACCE, IBCLC, have joined forces to give you the latest recommendations on the safest, most effective drugs to treat pregnant, laboring, and nursing patients for:
 
Depression | Anxiety | Nausea | Pain | Insomnia | Allergies | Gestational Diabetes
GI Reflux | Asthma | Chronic Hypertension | the Flu | COVID-19 | Preterm Labor

Expertly guide your patients from the very start of their pregnancy through a safe delivery and better prepare them for their newborn's arrival with proven secrets to breastfeeding success.

Plus, discover clinical interventions for parents who are exhausted, preoccupied, and potentially suffering from Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMADs) in a bonus bundle exclusive to this course.

Renew your clinical confidence and walk away with the peace of mind knowing patients in your care are safe at any stage of pregnancy and beyond.

Expert OB Care:
Medication Updates, Strategies to Minimize Risks
During Pregnancy & Support Breastfeeding Success


A $689.96 Value
Yours Today for Just $344.98
Earn up to 17.25 CE Hours, including up to 6.75 Pharmacology CE Hours, at no additional cost!
Click here for CE credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline
This self-study PESI training gives you:
 
  • The latest evidence on over-the-counter products patients are using, hemorrhagic prevention, and the best meds to treat the 'Top 10' pregnancy indications seen in your own practice...
  • Tools to reduce complications related to COVID-19 in pregnancy...
  • Latch secrets, alternative feeding methods, and medication safety for breastfeeding parents…
  • Effective support strategies and printable guides for parents struggling emotionally postpartum...
  • Up to 6.75 Pharmacology CE hours...
  • And so much more!

Become the ultimate authority on healthy pregnancies, safe deliveries, and breastfeeding success stories — get started now!

 
What Will I learn

OB Medication Update: The Latest Pharmacological Options for Pregnancy and Birth
Jamie Otremba, MSN, RN, CNM

Obstetric medicine is ever-evolving — everything from FDA medication labeling to recommendations for treating many of the major complications of pregnancy can change at a moment's notice.

Jamie Otremba, MSN, RN, CNM, a practicing full-scope nurse-midwife with extensive maternal child nursing experience, breaks down the latest in:
 
  • New FDA pregnancy safety labeling
  • Vaccines in pregnancy, including the Flu and COVID-19 vaccine
  • Labor & delivery medication news regarding pain management
  • Over-the-counter medications in pregnancy

Breastfeeding Success: Latch Secrets, Alternative Feeding Methods & Medication Safety
Dawn M. Kersula, MA, RN, LCCE, FACCE, IBCLC

Breastfeeding seems like it should be one of the most natural things in the world, but parents often report feeling frustrated and overwhelmed — especially if baby is fighting the breast.

Lactation specialist Dawn M. Kersula, MA, RN, LCCE, FACCE, IBCLC, has worked with birthing and breastfeeding families for more than 30 years and will show you:
 
  • The BASICS of breastfeeding assessment to deepen latch
  • Ways to evaluate the safety of medications during breastfeeding
  • A care plan utilizing feeding alternatives for babies struggling with latch
  • New research on Dysphoric Milk Ejection Reflex
Discover the safest, most effective medications for pain, nausea,
high blood pressure, allergies, anxiety & more during pregnancy!


A $689.96 Value
Yours Today for Just $344.98
Plus, better prepare patients for the 4th trimester with tips for successful breastfeeding
AND alternative feeding methods for happy, healthy babies.
Click here for CE credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline
 
BONUS!
Postpartum Depression & Related Disorders: Clinical Strategies to Identify and Treat Parents Who Are Suffering in Silence
Hilary Waller, MS, LPC

Postpartum parents are exceptionally vulnerable, as are their infants who are fully dependent on them. Are you missing the signs with the parents you treat?

Hilary Waller, MS, LPC, gives you the tools to intervene during a critical period that does not offer the luxury of time. This FREE BONUS training is a must-watch for any professional working with pregnant or postpartum parents.

Downloadable eBook
Not Your Mother's Postpartum Book: Normalizing Post-Baby Mental Health Struggles, Navigating #MOMLife, and Finding Strength Amid the Chaos

by Caitlin Slavens, BAACS, MC, R Psych, & Chelsea Bodie, BSc., MACP, R. Psych

This refreshingly candid resource fills a notable void by providing real, honest, and raw insights into motherhood. With their nonjudgmental yet humorous tone, psychologists and fellow moms Caitlin and Chelsea provide a deep dive into all things #momlife, including:
 
Birth Trauma & Perinatal Mood Disorders | Baby Feeding & Sleep | The Mental Load of Motherhood | NICU Life | Intimacy & Romance Postpartum | Pregnancy complications & loss

Get printable handouts and patient exercises, so expecting mothers you treat are ready for what to really expect postpartum — and it's not just the baby blues.


Expert OB Care:
Medication Updates, Strategies to Minimize Risks During Pregnancy & Support Breastfeeding Success


A $689.96 Value
Yours Today for Just $344.98
 
Earn up to 17.25 CE Hours, including up to 6.75 Pharmacology CE Hours, at no additional cost!
 
Meet the Experts

Jamie Otremba, MSN, RN, CNM, has over 25 years of maternal child nursing experience and is currently practicing full-scope nurse-midwifery at a progressive OB/GYN clinic in suburban Minnesota. She has consulted for area healthcare facilities on clinical and legal practice topics, and she continues as an investigator for several medication trials pertinent to obstetric and gynecologic issues. Her goal is to provide you with the latest pharmacological options for pregnancy and birth to ultimately improve the maternal and fetal outcomes of your own patients.

Click here for information about Jamie Otremba

Dawn M. Kersula, MA, RN, LCCE, FACCE, IBCLC, is a lactation specialist and perinatal educator who has worked with birthing and breastfeeding families for more than 30 years. As president of the Vermont Lactation Consultants Association, she works closely with the Vermont State Breastfeeding Network to offer training opportunities throughout the state and has had the opportunity to impact change through several legislative initiatives that have resulted in pro-breastfeeding legislation in Vermont.

Click here for information about Dawn M. Kersula

Hilary Waller, MS, LPC, is a psychotherapist who specializes in the treatment of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. She is the director of education and programming at The Postpartum Stress Center outside of Philadelphia, which was founded by renowned perinatal expert Karen Kleiman and was listed in Philly Magazine as a "Center of Excellence" for Maternal/Fetal Care in 2008.

Click here for information about Hilary Waller

Caitlin Slavens, BAACS, MC, R Psych, is a registered psychologist, certified eye movement desensitization reprocessing (EMDR) therapist, and certified Theraplay professional. She has additional training in attachment parenting, play therapy, child-adolescent mental health, and trauma modalities. Caitlin has two little ones who keep her constantly on the go (with a large cup of coffee in her hand).

Click here for information about Caitlin Slavens

Chelsea Bodie, BSc, MACP, R Psych, is a registered psychologist and certified perinatal mental health professional (PMH-C) with training in perinatal mood disorders, birth trauma, perinatal grief and loss, and infertility. She also has training in play therapy and child-adolescent mental health. Chelsea is a mom of two little ones who also keep her busy as they get into mischief on the farm.

Click here for information about Chelsea Bodie
 

Frequently Asked Questions

If you've ever been asked by a pregnant patient, "is it safe for me to take this?" YOU NEED THIS COURSE!

Get the most up-to-date information on FDA medication labeling, recommendations for treating many of the major complications of pregnancy, the safety of medications during breastfeeding (including antidepressants), even the latest on COVID-19 infection in pregnancy and so much more.

Plus, better prepare your patients for the 4th trimester with proven breastfeeding success strategies AND alternative feeding methods to keep both parent and baby happy and healthy.

That's not all! Get potentially life-saving assessment techniques to spot the signs of Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMADs) more efficiently in your patients. Gain tools to intervene during a critical period that does not offer the luxury of time.

Yes, as well as give you the necessary tools to reduce complications related to COVID-19 in pregnancy.

Did you know that the recent COVID-19 infection is a contraindication to some drugs? Or that the thresholds and medications to treat pregnant patients with COVID-19 are different?

Update your COVID-19 understanding of the vaccines, fetal and maternal-newborn transmission, when and how to treat, when to consider ventilation, as well as talking points for a quick and effective conversation with this self-study training.

Yes! Register now for just $344.98 to lock in your savings and get unlimited, on-demand access to all course materials, allowing you to continue your education — and advance your career — around your own busy schedule.

With over 17 hours of online video training, insightful commentary, interventions, and examples, you will have compelling new clinical strategies that you can immediately start applying in your practice! We encourage you to take the time to fully absorb everything. Watch the videos. Read the materials. Get your CE hours!

But if you review all of the course materials and are still not satisfied, give us a call at 800-844-8260. Your satisfaction is guaranteed.
 
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Expert OB Care:
Medication Updates, Strategies to Minimize Risks
During Pregnancy & Support Breastfeeding Success


A $689.96 Value
Yours Today for Just $344.98
Get the list of medications patients can take while pregnant (including OTC options).
Click here for CE credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline

NOTE: No additional discounts or coupons may be applied to this course.
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