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Postpartum Care

Postpartum Care

Postpartum Care

Kathleen Rice Simpson and Dotti C. James
Kathleen Rice Simpson and Dotti C. James
on behalf of March of Dimes Foundation

$35.00 $ 35.00 $ 35.00

$35.00 $ 35.00 $ 35.00

$ 35.00 $ 35.00 $ 35.00
$ 35.00 $ 35.00 $ 35.00
Normal Price: $35.00 $35.00

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Launch date: 08 Jan 2018
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Last updated: 11 Nov 2018

Reference: 185926

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This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

Description

This module enhances the nurse’s knowledge of the childbearing experience and provides tools to promote women’s transition from pregnancy to parenthood. The module offers strategies for prenatal education, discharge planning and postpartum care. Comprehensive physical, learning
needs and psychological assessments are outlined to provide the perinatal nurse with critical knowledge to safely and effectively care for mothers during the postpartum period.

Objectives

On completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
1. Identify opportunities during the prenatal and postpartum periods for teaching childbearing women and families to care for themselves and their newborns after discharge from the hospital.

2. Identify critical concepts to include in mother-baby care instructions for childbearing women and their families.

3. List the components of comprehensive assessment and care of the healthy postpartum woman.

4. List the components of comprehensive assessment and care of women with common complications during the postpartum period.

5. Identify signs and symptoms of postpartum depression, anxiety and postpartum psychosis.

6. Develop tools for postpartum discharge follow-up telephone services.

7. Develop lists of community resources and referral services for childbearing women and families.

8. Evaluate postpartum services and programs.
Kathleen Rice Simpson and Dotti C. James

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Kathleen Rice Simpson and Dotti C. James
on behalf of March of Dimes Foundation

Kathleen Rice Simpson
PhD, Saint Louis University,
St. Louis, Missouri
MSN, University of Missouri-
St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri
BSN, Loyola University of Chicago,
Chicago, Illinois
BA, Mundelein College of Chicago,
Chicago, Illinois
Kathleen Rice Simpson, PhD, RNC,
FAAN has been a perinatal nurse for
more than 20 years. She is a perinatal
clinical nurse specialist at St. John’s
Mercy Medical Center in St. Louis,
Missouri, a Level III perinatal center
averaging 6,500 births annually. In this
role, Dr. Simpson is responsible for
perinatal nursing practice and research
and consultation on clinical issues for
the antepartum, intrapartum and
obstetric triage units. She coordinates
the perinatal nursing fellowship program
and orientation and continuing
education and competence validation
for professional nursing staff. Dr.
Simpson is a fellow in the American
Academy of Nursing and a member of
the Association of Women’s Health,
Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses
(AWHONN), the Association of Critical
Care Nurses, Sigma Theta Tau and
Alpha Sigma Nu, the Jesuit Honor
Society. She serves on the Board of
Directors of the National Certification
Corporation (NCC) and is the chair of
the NCC Obstetric Content Team for
the In-Patient OB and Electronic Fetal
Monitoring Certification Examinations.
Dr. Simpson is the editor of AWHONN’s
Perinatal Nursing and AWHONN’s
Competence Validation for Perinatal
Care Providers, and she is the author
of AWHONN’s Practice Monograph
Cervical Ripening and Induction and
Augmentation of Labor. She is a member
of the March of Dimes Nurse
Advisory Council and a member of the
editorial boards of the Journal of
Perinatal Neonatal Nursing and MCN,
The American Journal of Maternal- Child Nursing.

Dotti C. James
PhD, St. Louis University,
St. Louis, Missouri
MSN, St. Louis University,
St. Louis, Missouri
BSN, St. Louis University,
St. Louis, Missouri
Dotti C. James, PhD, RN has been a
perinatal nurse for more than 25 years.
She is Assistant Professor, Perinatal
Nursing at Saint Louis University
School of Nursing. As a faculty member,
she coordinates undergraduate
nursing courses on maternity, domestic
violence and the role of the nurse
educator in academia and clinical
nursing. Dr. James also coordinates
the graduate major in perinatal nursing.
She is a member of AWHONN, the
Maternal, Child and Family Health
Coalition of the St. Louis Chapter of
the March of Dimes, the American
Nurses’ Association, Sigma Theta Tau
and Alpha Sigma Nu, the Jesuit Honor
Society. She is on the editorial board
of the Journal of Perinatal Neonatal
Nursing and the review board of
MCN, The American Journal of
Maternal-Child Nursing.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
  • 5.50 Hours

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