Obstetric and Newborn Care I

Obstetric and Newborn Care I
Item# MD0921
$4.95

Product Description

U.S. ARMY MEDICAL DEPARTMENT CENTER AND SCHOOL

FORT SAM HOUSTON, TEXAS

SUBCOURSE MD0921 EDITION 200

OBSTETRIC AND NEWBORN CARE I

Obstetrics is the branch of medicine concerned with the management of childbirth. The ultimate goal of all workers in the field of obstetrics is to assist a mother to produce a healthy baby, with a minimum of danger and discomfort to both.

Pregnancy is defined as the condition of being "with child." To understand pregnancy, we must know how it begins, how the fetus grows in the uterus, and how it affects the mother.

Today, more than ever before nurses play a central role in the planning for and the experience of birth, and in how families feel about the experience afterwards. You, as a practical nurse, should be knowledgeable of all aspects of maternal nursing. And, by applying this knowledge you will develop skills and experience in providing quality nursing care.

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Length: 185 Pages

Estimated Hours to Complete: 13

Format: PDF file

Size: 6.2 MB

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Subcourse Components:

Universal Body Substance Precautions

Lesson 1, Reproductive Anatomy and Physiology.

Lesson 2, Embryology and Fetal Development.

Lesson 3, Diagnosis of Pregnancy.

Lesson 4, Psychologic Needs During Pregnancy.

Lesson 5, Physiologic Changes During Pregnancy.

Lesson 6, Prenatal Care During Pregnancy.

Lesson 7, Personal Hygiene and Care During Pregnancy.

Lesson 8, Minor Discomforts of Pregnancy.

Lesson 9, Patient Education During Pregnancy.

Lesson 10, Fetal Positions and Adaptations.

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Anyone may take this course. However, to receive credit hours, you must be officially enrolled and complete an examination furnished by the Nonresident Instruction Branch at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Enrollment is normally limited to Department of Defense personnel. Others may apply for enrollment, but acceptance is not guaranteed.

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