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Details
CPD50m of CPD
Rating
4.6
Total Rating(s)97
First Published
Updated11 August 2019
Expires11 August 2021
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
  • Incidence, aetiology and pathology of ectopic pregnancy;
  • Treatment, management and counselling;
  • Nursing management.
Need

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

Purpose

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.

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.
Target Audience

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

Disclosure

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.

Educators

Portrait of Hilary Bush
Hilary Bush Visit

Hilary Bush is a registered nurse and consultant who trained and works in Melbourne. She has previously worked as a Nurse Planner and 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.

Portrait of Graeme Dennerstein
Graeme Dennerstein Visit

Dr Dennerstein is an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist with medical expertise in the health of the vulva and vagina. He is the former Head of the Dermo-gynaecology Clinic at The Mercy Hospital for Women and co-author of the book entitled: The Vulva and Vagina Manual. He has lectured extensively on this topic, both internationally and nationally. Graeme has extensive experience in family planning and reproductive health. In 1971 he established the Family Planning and Infertility Clinic at the Western General Hospital in Melbourne, serving as its director until 1986. From 1980 to 1989 he was the Honorary Secretary for the Medical Advisory Committee of the Family Planning Association of Victoria.  He is a member of the Sexual Health Society of Victoria Inc. and is widely published. He has, for example, produced several papers on the use of Depot Medroxyprogesterone Acetate (DMPA).

Details
CPD50m of CPD
Rating
4.6
Total Rating(s)97
First Published
Updated11 August 2019
Expires11 August 2021
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia
Topics
Midwifery
Women's Health
Pregnancy
Emergency
Critical Care
Obstetrics
Trauma
Gynaecology
Mental Health
Learning Tools
Content Integrity

Learner Reviews

4.6
97 Total Rating(s)
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Nicole Graefling
20 Sep 2019

I thought the review was beneficial and the presenter was easy to understand. Real life images were good to see.

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Candice dawson
19 Sep 2019

I would have like some more information on nursing management and support services that woman can be referred to however the management and treatment were well covered

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Scott Fowler
18 Sep 2019

An informative engaging course

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Christine Austin
17 Sep 2019

I found this learning package beneficial to my practice to revise my current knowledge on ectopic pregnancy . To be very mindful that these patients are in pain physically and emotionally with grief. I will use what I have learned in my current practice .

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Jack Doherty
16 Sep 2019

good lesson

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Amy Almack
13 Sep 2019

it's great I just wish it had subtitles!

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Sally mcclintock
10 Sep 2019

Excellent information provided and I enjoyed this learning

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Clare Aupy
08 Sep 2019

Clearly and simply delivered

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Christine Penfold
07 Sep 2019

Excellent explicit and pertinent presentation of ectopic pregnancy. Speaker was clear and concise and gave a confident presentation.

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David Langmead
06 Sep 2019

Great presentation on such a serious topic.