Details
CPD50m of CPD
Rating
4.7
Total Rating(s)32
Publish Date03 May 2016
Review Date27 January 2019
Expiry Date03 May 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.

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.

Need

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

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

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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).

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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.

Details
CPD50m of CPD
Rating
4.7
Total Rating(s)32
Publish Date03 May 2016
Review Date27 January 2019
Expiry Date03 May 2019
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia
Topic Tags
Midwifery
Women's Health
Pregnancy
Emergency
Critical Care
Obstetrics
Trauma
Gynaecology
Mental Health
Disclaimer

Further Learning

Learner Reviews

4.7

32 Total Rating(s)

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Judith barling
17 Mar 2019

Reinforcement of knowledge and care of rupture relating to care of a woman when she presents to the operating room

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loveness sawu
14 Mar 2019

Good online course..very informative

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Justine Loudon
14 Mar 2019

Very informative

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Diana Wong
24 Feb 2019

I would recommend this course to other health professionals. Understanding the identification and management of pain and bleeding in early pregnancy, and in this case, ectopic pregnancy can be life saving.

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Ronicka Kramer
16 Feb 2019

Very interesting. Informative course.

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Carien Rees
30 Jan 2019

Great insight.

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Jasmine Apisai
15 Jan 2019

Excellent

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Charlotte Malon
09 Jan 2019

It was informative and engaging. I liked how the course had modules with quizzes following to consolidate and reinforce what had been learnt.

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Lauren Bannan
04 Jan 2019

Thorough

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Manju Abraham
09 Dec 2018

It was very informative and was explained in an interesting way.