Ensuring Patient Safety with Prostaglandins and Oxytocin
- Date: February 7, 2013
- Time: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
- Location: Women’s Medical Office Building, Bernard and Abbott Room, 717 North 190th Street Plaza, Omaha, NE 68022
Physicians and nurses who work with women receiving prostaglandins and oxytocin for induction and augmentation of labor.
Cost: $98 with promo code 65PD
Methodist and Jennie Ed employees please use the 2013 health system promo code for a 100% discount.
Perinatal Outreach sites please use the 2013 code for your discounted price.
Purpose Statement: This program will provide information about the safe administration and nursing care of the woman receiving prostaglandins and oxytocin for the induction and augmentation of labor.
Participants will be able to:
- Identify the nurse's role in providing safe care when administering prostaglandins and oxytocin.
- Explore the induction of labor including: definitions, indications and contraindications, risks, informed consent and assessments prior to induction.
- Describe the physiology of uterine contractions
- Review the pharmacological properties of prostaglandins and oxytocin.
- Compare/contrast prostaglandin agents used for cervical ripening.
- Explain the procedure for administration of oxytocin for augmentation/induction.
- Discuss the appropriate response to uterine tachysystole and fetal heart rate tracings during prostaglandin and oxytocin administration.
|8:15 am-8:30 am
|8:30 am-9:30 am||Patient Safety Issues and Medical-legal Implications|
|9:30 am-10:15 am||Induction: Definitions, Indications and Contraindications, Risks, Informed Consent, and Assessments Prior to Induction|
|10:15 am-10:30 am||Break|
|10:30 am-12:00 pm||Prostaglandins for Cervical Ripening|
|12:00 pm-12:30 pm||Lunch (included)
|12:30 pm-1:45 pm||Oxytocin for Labor Augmentation and Induction|
|1:45 pm-2:00 pm||Break|
|2:00 pm-3:15 pm||Post Assessment|
|3:15 pm-4:15pm||Review of Post Assessment|
|4:15 pm-4:30 pm||Evaluations|
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Sue Weekly, RNC-OB, MS, APRN-CNS, C-EFM
Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development awards educational credit to the disciplines listed below. Each professional is accountable to understand their accrediting/licensing body's standards and requirements. The definitive source of information on continuing education requirements is your state or national regulatory board.
In order to obtain contact hours or CEU's for a continuing education event, participants are required to attend the entire event and return a completed evaluation.
7.0 contact hours awarded
This includes 0 pharmacology hours for Nurse Practitioners
Master Code #: NE10-13C32-168
Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Nebraska Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Nebraska Methodist Hospital is accredited by the Nebraska Medical Association Commission on Medical Education to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians. Methodist Hospital designates this educational activity for a maximum of 7.0 credits AMA PRA Category I Credit(s) TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
7.0 education hours. Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development assigns education hours based on 60 minutes of classroom instruction for each offering. Participants may use these for their professional continuing education hours and toward re-licensure if so approved within the standards and guidelines of their discipline.
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