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The Ausmed Education Learning Centre is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Provider Number PO342.

Details
CPD50m of CPD
Rating
4.6
Total Rating(s)157
First Published
Updated11 August 2019
Expires 11 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

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. See Educator Profile

Portrait of Graeme Dennerstein
Graeme Dennerstein

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). Currently the President of the Victorian branch of Sustainable Population Australia. See Educator Profile

Details
CPD50m of CPD
Rating
4.6
Total Rating(s)157
First Published
Updated11 August 2019
Expires 11 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
157 Total Rating(s)
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Esi Paintsil
03 Apr 2020

Great

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Cathryn Hanley
31 Mar 2020

informative

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Helen Wuttke
28 Mar 2020

Good resource and easily understood.

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Robyn Joy Harris
25 Mar 2020

I was disappointed that there was no mention of midwives. Midwives have a vitual role to play.

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Lisa Smith
25 Mar 2020

very concise and easy to follow

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Alice jackson
19 Mar 2020

This informative resource looks at heightening awareness of ectopic pregnancy as it is one of the most dangerous complications of pregnancy. It outlines the pathology and clinical features of a patient presenting with this condition as well as the treatment options and management associated. An overview of the nursing management is also covered.

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Tegan Chapman
18 Mar 2020

I felt this resource was very informative.

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Makealah Currie
14 Mar 2020

This was terrific! I learnt so much!

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Paige Criddle
05 Mar 2020

Good resource. I have gain a lot form it. Thanks

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Ionna McCarthy
05 Feb 2020

This learning resource was well presented and enjoyable.