Intrapartum: Normal Labor

Return to all Family Centered Maternity Care sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 1 hour 15 minutes

Learning Objectives

1. Distinguish the cardinal signs and symptoms of preterm labor (PTL) and how to manage this condition based upon gestational age of the fetus.

2. Recognize labor dystocia that occurs during latent phase and stage one labor and identify likely causes of this dystocia.

3. Identify up to four methods of decreasing the need for an operative vaginal delivery or Cesarean Section during stage two.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.25 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
02/23/2018

Amy Nacht, CNM, MSN, MPH(c), Senior Instructor, College of Nursing, University of Colorado, Associate Director, University Nurse Midwives

Available Credit

  • 1.25 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
02/23/2018
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