The nurse who cares for the laboring patient should understand what information is being taught to support a patient and her family's wishes appropriately. This course explains the history of childbirth education, current childbirth options, the birth plan, and managing pain during labor.
In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
This program has been pre-approved by The Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide 1.00 hours of continuing education credit to CCM® board certified case managers.
Elaine Brown, MS, RNC-OB, EFM-C, is clinical nurse educator at a large academic university Disclosure: Elaine D. Brown, MS, RNC-OB, EFM-C has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.Instructor: Monica M Drayton, MSN, RN, CRNP
Monica Drayton, MSN, RN, CRNP, is a childbirth educator for the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and an instructor with Holy Family University in Philadelphia. She has more than 20 years of nursing experience in hospital and academic settings and has worked in antepartum and postpartum nursing while teaching as clinical faculty with Villanova University and the University of Pennsylvania. Disclosure: Monica M Drayton, MSN, RN, CRNP has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.Expert Reviewer: Nadine Salmon, MSN, BSN, IBCLC, RN-BC
Nadine Salmon is a RN and IBCLC with a MSN in Nursing Leadership. She is certified in Nursing Professional Development. Nadine has more than 25 years of nursing experience in three different countries and has been an IBCLC for the past 15 years. She has worked as a midwife in labor and delivery and as an RN in prenatal and postpartum units and performed newborn home-health visits for early discharges. Nadine has extensive experience working as a hospital-based Lactation Consultant, as well as a LC in private practice. She is a SME Writer, Clinical Nursing for Relias, and manages the Pearls Review Library. Disclosure: Nadine Salmon, MSN, BSN, IBCLC, RN-BC has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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