This class was designed to heighten your knowledge regarding use of hands-on nursing practice to reduce the risk for a cesarean birth. You will learn the pathophysiology behind the movement of the baby into the birth canal and techniques to promote a vaginal birth.
- Discuss the incidence and risks of cesarean birth
- List the current birth practices that contribute to rising cesarean birth rates
- Describe the benefits of continuous labor support and implement positional interventions
- Discuss the pathophysiology behind fetal movement to promote descent into the birth canal for an optimal chance at a vaginal birth
- Identify resources to use when attempting to decrease the cesarean birth rate
- Demonstrate techniques to promote a vaginal birth
Contact Hours: 6.9
Kettering Health is approved with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by Maryland Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
This activity is jointly provided by Kettering Health & PCEO.
Faculty: Qualified and experienced Certified Nurse Midwives, L&D Nurses, and Perinatal Nurse Educators
Target Audience: RNs working in labor and delivery