CPD50m of CPD
Total Rating(s)46
Published03 May 2016
Expires03 May 2019
Review Due27 January 2019
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia

Course Overview

This Course will cover the clinical features and pathophysiology of ectopic pregnancy, as well as present practical nursing management information for the care of these women.

Topics include:

  • Incidence, aetiology and pathology of ectopic pregnancy
  • Treatment, management and counselling
  • Nursing management

Target audience

Health professionals caring for women who are in their reproductive years.


Heighten awareness of one of the potentially most dangerous complications of pregnancy, and to enable assistance with its diagnosis and counselling of the affected woman and her family.


Health practitioners dealing with women in the reproductive years are likely to encounter women who have experienced an ectopic pregnancy.

As such, health professionals should be well versed in the terminology, treatment and management that should be used in relation to miscarriages and ectopic pregnancies.

Learning Outcomes

  • State the main features of the pathology of ectopic pregnancy
  • Describe the clinical presentation of ectopic pregnancy
  • Explain the management and prognosis of ectopic pregnancy


No conflict of interest exists for anyone in the position to control content for this activity. Wherever possible, generic or non-proprietary names of medications or products have been used.


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Graeme Dennerstein

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Hilary Bush

Hilary Bush is a registered nurse who trained and works in Melbourne. She currently works as a Nurse Planner and the Online Education Manager at Ausmed Education. She enjoys actively contributing to the advancement of nursing professional development in Australia, as well as developing and evaluating engaging continuing education activities for nurses worldwide. Hilary is currently undertaking a Master of Education (Educational Management) at the University of Melbourne.

CPD50m of CPD
Total Rating(s)46
Published03 May 2016
Expires03 May 2019
Review Due27 January 2019
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia
Topic Tags
Women's Health
Critical Care
Mental Health

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46 Total Rating(s)

Portrait of Courtney Arana
Courtney Arana
01 May 2019

Informative, easy to follow

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Tanika Flynn
27 Apr 2019

Great lecturer

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Lydia Kelly
19 Apr 2019

This course was fantastic - the information given was clear and easy to understand with graphics and actual pictures of relevant anatomy. I found it really fantastic, will definitely do more of these courses.

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Jane Crowther
18 Apr 2019

Great presentation

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Eimear McHugh
14 Apr 2019

It is a useful course. Not too in depth, easy to follow.

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Steven Short
13 Apr 2019

I found the presentation and information given in this presentation easy to listen to and absorb the information given.

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Jessica Johanson
11 Apr 2019

simple but a good basic overveiw

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Tracey Nasveld
10 Apr 2019

A concise presentation of the importance of managing ectopic pregnancy

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Kristina Adams
10 Apr 2019

Useful and informative content. Worth watching.

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Anthony Ozols
30 Mar 2019

An informative source of information