High Risk & Critical Care OB 2019:
High Risk & Critical Care OB
Our Approach to High-Risk Critical Care OB Review
2019 will find Professional Education Center continuing with their goal of promoting maternal and Infant health through the continuing education of OB professionals. We celebrate the professionalism and commitment in the nursing and midwifery communities, and we would like to thank all of you for your care and devotion. PEC Seminars are offered by nationally elite speakers, the experts in each area of discussion/study.
Each presenter authors their own materials, providing you with an organized review of the essentials, and the ability to keep content updated. Professional Education Center believes that seminar authorship matters. For your convenience and comfort, all Professional Education Center seminars include a complete printed syllabus, continental breakfast, and lunch.
You requested it and PEC again presents a High-Risk Critical Care OB Review with Suzanne McMurtry!
Suzanne has specialized in high risk and critical care obstetrics throughout her career.
She has presented numerous webinars and both international and national seminars
and brings her passion and extensive clinical, research, and education experience to the PEC courses with the goal to improve outcomes for the high risk and critically ill woman. She is one of the editors of the recently released Intrapartum Management Modules, 4th edition textbook and serves as an editor for AWHONN’s High Risk and Critical Care Obstetrics, 4th edition text High Risk and Critical Care OB: Recognizing the Compromised Woman and Implementing Life-Saving Care. Specific to the Inpatient OB high-risk mother. You have read her work and seen her lecture at AWHONN conventional. Suzanne McMurtry Baird DNP, RN brings this exciting Seminar to you again in 2019
• Review normal physiologic changes in pregnant women and the impact of these on care management of the critically ill woman.
• List the purpose and indications for hemodynamic monitoring and potential complications of invasive monitoring.
• Identify interventions based on the hemodynamic profile.
• Understand the components of cardiac output and identify normal hemodynamic parameters in pregnancy and how to optimize values.
• Evaluate the components of oxygen transport physiology, consumption, and measures to improve oxygen transport and tissue perfusion. Interpret oxygen transport values.
• Talk about the technology used to monitor adult hemodynamics and the needs when setting up a critical care OB program.
• Interpret patient care data presented from selected case studies and utilize critical thinking concepts to critique clinical management based on the pathophysiology of hemodynamic instability, hypovolemia from hemorrhage, severe preeclampsia, and HELLP.
• Compare cardiogenic and noncardiogenic pulmonary edema.
• Explain the pathophysiologic responses associated with a pulmonary embolus, and management strategies and goals associated with the care of the obstetric woman with an acute pulmonary complication.
• Outline the most common causes of hemorrhage in pregnancy.
• Discuss the pathophysiology of hypovolemia and DIC.
• Analyze the management of hemorrhage and DIC; volume resuscitation principles and blood component therapy.
• Elaborate on the classification of hypertension in pregnancy.
• Assess the pathophysiology and clinical presentation of severe preeclampsia and HELLP syndrome, and review algorithms for the management of severe hypertension
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