Postpartum: Busier Than Ever

Postpartum: Busier Than Ever

Course Expiration Date:  12/31/22

If you are a member of SC AHEC this course is free with an enrollment key which you may obtain from the AHEC contact person within your organization.

 If you are purchasing this course the cost is $25.00 payable through PayPal when you enroll.

Course Description: At the completion of this activity, participants will be able to discuss physiological changes to the body after pregnancy, how to focus the assessment, postpartum complications, what to teach new parents and a beginning approach to breastfeeding.

Instructor: Debby Mills MS, CNS, RNC-OB

Target Audience: Licensed Nurses and other interested healthcare workers

Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:

1.  Identify physiologic changes that occur after the delivery of the fetus.

2.  Describe the assessment process for the postpartum patient.

3.  Discuss the  most common postpartum complications encountered by nurses.

4. Identify the important topics for postpartum education.

5.  Discuss introductory guidance to postpartum patients about lactation.

 Length of Course: 60 minutes

Credit Statements:

Licensed Nurses:  Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, participants will receive contact hours.

Other: This educational offering provides CEUs ( clock hour) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

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