Preeclampsia, Eclampsia and HELLP

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Details
CPD1h 5m of CPD
First Published
Updated08 September 2019
Expires 08 September 2022
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia

Course Overview

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.

Topics
  • What can go wrong in pregnancy?;
  • Overview of preeclampsia, eclampsia and HELLP syndrome;
  • Treatment options;
  • Management and mode of delivery.
Need

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.

Purpose

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.

Learning 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.
Target Audience

Predominantly designed for midwives, but may also be applicable to other health practitioners working in a setting whereby they may encounter a woman with preeclampsia

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.

Details
CPD1h 5m of CPD
First Published
Updated08 September 2019
Expires
08 September 2022
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia
Learning Tools
Topics
Maternal and Child Health
Hypertension
Pregnancy
Blood
Haematology
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