Provides an overview of physiological and psychological needs of the critically ill obstetric client requiring hemodynamic monitoring; discusses normal cardiovascular and hematological changes of pregnancy, risk factors predisposing a woman to complications during pregnancy, conditions that classify the gravida as critically ill, and assessment and nursing management of women requiring hemodynamic monitoring.
This course was developed by the March of Dimes, which will provide the contact hours and process the continuing education tests. The March of Dimes is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the New York State Nurses Association, an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. It has been assigned code 6R2GNS-PRV-06.
They offer courses on a broad range of topics designed to help perinatal nurses integrate scientific and clinical advances into the care of mothers and babies. Nursing modules are written for nurses, by nurses, and are a cost-effective way for nurses and certified nurse-midwives (CNMs) to earn continuing education credit.