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AWHONN POEP Course Modules 6 & 11-- C-section, PACU, Postpartum -- June 3, 2020

Free

with Nicole Goldberg, MSN, RN, CNM

Calendar Next available session starts Jun 3, 2020 at 9 am

 

Module 6 – Cesarean Birth and Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)

 

  • Nursing care provided for a cesarean birth in the preoperative, intraoperative and postoperative phases.
  • A systematic review of post-anesthesia care unit (PACU) standards and maternal postoperative assessment, potential complications and nursing care recommendations.
  •  PACU Discharge recovery Scoring Tool
  • Potential complications in the immediate post anesthesia care recovery period after cesarean birth.

Module 11 Postpartum Assessment and Nursing Care

   

  • Normal physiologic and psychological changes that occur after birth.
  • Normal from abnormal postpartum emotional changes.
  • Causes  symptoms, and management of potential postpartum complications.
  • Expanded content on patient discharge education and POST-BIRTH Discharge Education tool with an emphasis on improving maternal safety.
  • Expanded content on postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) including QBL from the PPH Project.

  

 

STABLE July 16, 2020 Northern Light Health, EMMC

Free

with Ann Boomer, MN, NNP-BC

Calendar Next available session starts Jul 16, 2020 at 8 am

The S.T.A.B.L.E. Program provides general guidelines for the assessment and stabilization of sick infants in the post-resuscitation/pre-transport stabilization period, and it is intended for:

Registered nurses:  L&D, postpartum, nursery, NICU, ER

Advanced practice RN’s:  NNP students, nurse midwives, certified nurse anesthetists

Physicians:  family practice, OB, ER, pediatric

Licensed practical nurses and nursing assistants:  L&D, postpartum, nursery

Respiratory therapists

Emergency medical technicians, paramedics

 If you should have any questions please contact Kathy Taylor at ktaylor@mmc.org or call 662-2696.

 

 

AWHONN POEP Course Module 12 -- Normal Newborn -- August 5, 2020

Free

with Kelley Bowden, MS, RN

Calendar Next available session starts Aug 5, 2020 at 9 am

Newborn Assessment and Nursing Care

  • Includes all newborn content including discharge planning
  • Updates on newborn skin care and procedural pain management

Content includes:

  • Video on newborn physical assessment and reflexes
  • Skin-to-skin care, breastfeeding, and infant nutrition
  • Infant self-attachment and the breast crawl, sudden postnatal collapse of the newborn, and updates on safe sleep

STABLE August 24, 2020 Maine General

Free

with Angela Rojecki, RNC-NIC, BSN, RRT

Calendar Next available session starts Aug 24, 2020 at 8 am

Monday, August 24th,  2020

Maine General Hospital

35 Medical Center Parkway

Augusta, ME 04330

East Tower 2 & 3

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Instructor: 

Angie Rojecki, RNC-NIC, BSN, RRT

 

25 slots available

 

Registration starts at 7:30 a.m.

All food will be on your own

 

Topics to Include:

 

  • Discuss issues of patient safety and reduction in the delivery of nursing and medical infant care.
  • Identify infants at increased risk for becoming hypothermic.
  • Summarize basic evaluation of neonatal respiratory distress.
  • Discuss the causes, presentation and initial treatment of hypovolemic, cardiogenic, and septic shock.
  • Describe the clinical signs of neonatal sepsis.
  • Discuss the crisis that families face when the infant requires care in a neonatal intensive care unit.

You may find it helpful to have a STABLE Program Learner Manual with you during this class.

You may borrow a copy from your facility or purchase one from www.stableprogram.org

AWHONN POEP Course Module 14, September 2, 2020

Free

with Jennifer Wagner, BSN, RN, RNC-OB, CPLC

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 2, 2020 at 9 am

Module 14

Perinatal Loss

Content Includes:

  •  Repsonses to Perinatal loss-bereavement and grief
  •  Normal and complicated parental grief
  •  Cultural and spiritual aspects of perinatal loss
  •  Caregiver emotional education and preparation 

 

 

 

 

 

 

STABLE September 25, 2020 - The Herbert & Roberta Watson Center

Free

with Angela Rojecki, RNC-NIC, BSN, RRT

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 25, 2020 at 8 am

25 slots available

Registration starts at 7:30 a.m.

All food will be on your own

 

Topics to Include:

Discuss issues of patient safety and error reduction in the delivery

of nursing and medical infant care.

Identify infants at increased risk for becoming hypothermic.

Summarize basic evaluation of neonatal respiratory distress.

Discuss the causes, presentation and initial treatment of hypovolemic, cardiogenic, and septic shock.

Describe the clinical signs of neonatal sepsis.

Discuss the crisis that families face when the infant requires care in a neonatal intensive care unit.

You may find it helpful to have a STABLE Program Learner Manual with you during this class.

You may borrow a copy from your facility or purchase one from www.stableprogram.org

 

AWHONN POEP Course Module 10 -- Perinatal Infections -- October 7, 2020

Free

with Nicole Goldberg, MSN, RN, CNM

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 7, 2020 at 9 am

Content Includes:

 

  • Updated content on sexually transmitted and other infections in pregnancy and the maternal and neonatal implications.
  • New content on maternal vaccinations

 

 

 

AWHONN POEP Course Module 2 and Module 15 -- November 4, 2020

Free

with Sarah Austin, RN, MSN, CNL, C-EFM & Kelley Bowden, MS, RN

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 4, 2020 at 9 am

 

Content Includes:

Module 2—Preconception and Interconception Health

•Incorporated new graphics

•Updated content covering factors that impacts women’s ability to conceive:

•Chronic illnesses

•Intimate partner violence (IPC)

•Environmental factors

•Family structure and support

 

Module 15—Perinatal Safety and Risk Management

•Updated concepts related to team training, effective communication and provision of safe perinatal care.

•Expanded content identifies common malpractice situations and risk management strategies.

•Content includes some of the medication commonly used in the perinatal setting.

 





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