Ectopic Pregnancy

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Provider Number PO342.

CPD50m of CPD
First Published
Updated11 August 2019
Expires 11 August 2022
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.

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

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


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.


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