This educational activity is specifically designed to assist the registered nurse in learning and gaining experience in caring for mother and baby throughout pregnancy, birth, and post-partum.
Upon completion of this activity you will be able to:
1. Describe the nursing assessment and management of the postpartum patient.
2. Identify six major considerations when stabilizing an infant for transport and provide appropriate
interventions to optimally prepare an infant for transport.
3. Describe nursing assessment and care of the newborn.
4. Identify strategies to assist the family who has experienced an infant loss.