Midwifery and Stage Two Management

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Estimated time to complete session: 1 hour 15 minutes

Learning Objectives

1. Integrate into practice an evidence-based approach for management of second stage of labor.

2. Determine risk factors during pregnancy and labor which result in an increase in perineal trauma.

3. Become familiar with options to closed glottis pushing.

4. Identify optimum positioning for second stage progress and techniques for preventing perineal trauma.

Additional Information

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

Jessica L Anderson, MSN, CNM, WHNP-BC, CLC, Associate Service Director of Center for Midwifery, Senior Instructor, University of Colorado, College of Nursing, Aurora

Available Credit

  • 1.25 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

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