Midwifery and Stage Two Management

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Estimated time to complete session: 1 hour 15 minutes

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:

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.

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Course summary
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  • 1.25 AAFP prescribed
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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

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