Nursing Care Of The Mother Experiencing Complicated Birth

Code: NURS8105

Course description

Admission: RN. This course will review nursing management of complicated and operative births. Such topics as preterm, labour, precipitous labour, health challenges, (eg. diabetes, eclampsia, malpresentation) catastrophic conditions (eg. prolapsed cord, embolus), augmentation, induction, and caesaren birth. Scrubbing and circulating will be reviewed. The nurse as advocate, support person, educator, and care partner will be incorporated throughout. This course is part of the Perinatal Nursing program.

Course details

Hours: 35
Credits: 2
Prerequisites: NURS8035 NURS8195
Corequisites: None

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Fall 2019 registration opens July 8, 2019. Winter 2020 registration opens November 4, 2019.