Optimal Timing of Delivery

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Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.

Learning Objectives

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

1. Analyze evidence for “indicated” delivery of the late preterm infant.

2. Describe the differences in neonatal care and outcomes for the late preterm infant.

3. Discuss approaches to decrease the incidence of spontaneous and induced late preterm and early term births.

4. Discuss the technique of Active Management of Risk in Patients at Term and its evidence base.

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Course summary
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  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
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Nicole S Carlson, MS, CNM, PhD Candidate, University of Colorado Denver College of Nursing, Aurora, Colorado, Adjunct Faculty, Emory University School of Nursing, Atlanta

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  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

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