This Course will address the clinical significance and management of preeclampsia and its complications. A real-life case study will also be presented to reinforce the information presented in this activity.
- What can go wrong in pregnancy?
- Overview of preeclampsia, eclampsia and HELLP syndrome
- Treatment options
- Management and mode of delivery
Predominately designed for midwives, but may also be applicable to other health practitioners working in a setting whereby they may encounter a woman with preeclampsia.
The purpose of this Course is to familiarise health professionals with the clinical significance and management of the woman affected by preeclampsia and its complications.
Midwives may be the first to identify preeclampsia and must be alert to this potentially dangerous condition and how to prevent complications. The midwife is likely to have to undertake the emergency management of this condition and any complications.
Education that addresses the clinical significance and management of preeclampsia and its complications essential to improving health outcomes.
- State the features of preeclampsia, eclampsia and HELLP
- Explain both the prophylactic and curative treatment of preeclampsia
- Identify the particular risk factors for preeclampsia
- List the complications of preeclampsia and differential diagnosis
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.