Description This course covers the types, causes (including disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) ) , and early or late timing of postpartum hemorrhage. It discusses risk factors, assessment findings, and treatments, including appropriate medications. The course presents nursing interventions related to early and late postpartum hemorrhage as well as hemorrhage related to DIC. It also addresses discharge teaching. Continuing Education Credit This course qualifies for 0.9 contact hours, which can be earned on this course until June 4, 2016. Course objectives After completing this course, the learner will be able to: explain the definition of postpartum hemorrhage. list the types of hemorrhage that can occur in a postpartum patient. identify the causes of, and risk factors for, postpartum hemorrhage. describe the signs and symptoms of postpartum hemorrhage. identify evidence-based management and nursing interventions for a postpartum patient with potential or actual hemorrhage.
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