It’s Complicated

PCEO Region II

It’s Complicated

This program was developed to help nurses caring for patients who experience complications during pregnancy in the Antepartum, Intrapartum, and/or Postpartum stage(s) of pregnancy. This class will offer education, discussion, case studies, and assessment skills review.


  1. Describe the complications of pregnancy that may require hospitalization.
  2. Identify medical conditions that can complicate pregnancy
  3. Define Practice Standards for care of perinatal patients experiencing pre-term labor, PPROM, Preeclampsia/HTN, Diabetes.
  4. Identify common antepartum testing and fetal surveillance practices
  5. Discuss evidence-based nursing care priorities for the inpatient high-risk perinatal patient
  6. Demonstrate routine and problem focused antepartum assessments and interventions

Contact Hours: 6.8
Bon Secours Mercy Health is approved with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Virginia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Faculty: Qualified and experienced L&D nurses and nurse educators.
Target Audience: All perinatal nurses and nursing students interested in care of the obstetrical patients experiencing complications of pregnancy.