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The Ausmed Education Learning Centre is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Provider number is P0342.

Details
CPD50m of CPD
Rating
4.6
Total Rating(s)137
First Published
Updated11 August 2019
Expires 11 August 2021
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia

Course Overview

This Course will cover the clinical features and pathophysiology of ectopic pregnancy, as well as present practical nursing management information for the care of these women.

Topics
  • Incidence, aetiology and pathology of ectopic pregnancy;
  • Treatment, management and counselling;
  • Nursing management.
Need

Health practitioners dealing with women in the reproductive years are likely to encounter women who have experienced an ectopic pregnancy.

Purpose

Heighten awareness of one of the potentially most dangerous complications of pregnancy, and to enable assistance with its diagnosis and counselling of the affected woman and her family.

Learning Outcomes
  • State the main features of the pathology of ectopic pregnancy.
  • Describe the clinical presentation of ectopic pregnancy.
  • Explain the management and prognosis of ectopic pregnancy.
Target Audience

Health professionals caring for women who are in their reproductive years.

Disclosure

No conflict of interest exists for anyone in the position to control content for this activity. Wherever possible, generic or non-proprietary names of medications or products have been used.

Educators

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Hilary Bush

Hilary Bush is a registered nurse and consultant who trained and works in Melbourne. She has previously worked as a Nurse Planner and Online Education Manager at Ausmed Education. She enjoys actively contributing to the advancement of nursing professional development in Australia, as well as developing and evaluating engaging continuing education activities for nurses, worldwide. Hilary is currently undertaking a Master of Education (Educational Management) at the University of Melbourne. See Educator Profile

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Graeme Dennerstein

Dr Dennerstein is an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist with medical expertise in the health of the vulva and vagina. He is the former Head of the Dermo-gynaecology Clinic at The Mercy Hospital for Women and co-author of the book entitled: The Vulva and Vagina Manual. He has lectured extensively on this topic, both internationally and nationally. Graeme has extensive experience in family planning and reproductive health. In 1971 he established the Family Planning and Infertility Clinic at the Western General Hospital in Melbourne, serving as its director until 1986. From 1980 to 1989 he was the Honorary Secretary for the Medical Advisory Committee of the Family Planning Association of Victoria.  He is a member of the Sexual Health Society of Victoria Inc. and is widely published. He has, for example, produced several papers on the use of Depot Medroxyprogesterone Acetate (DMPA). See Educator Profile

Details
CPD50m of CPD
Rating
4.6
Total Rating(s)137
First Published
Updated11 August 2019
Expires 11 August 2021
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia
Topics
Midwifery
Women's Health
Pregnancy
Emergency
Critical Care
Obstetrics
Trauma
Gynaecology
Mental Health
Learning Tools
Content Integrity

Learner Reviews

4.6
137 Total Rating(s)
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Shupi Chimedz
04 Dec 2019

Simple, educative and easy to understand

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Sharron Patricia Price
30 Nov 2019

Well presented and interesting.

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Giovanni Musillo
29 Nov 2019

Concisive balanced informative course well delivered

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HUANHUAN LIU
27 Nov 2019

This video contains all stage of ectopic pregnancy which is very clear and easy to understand.

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Emma Dunn
27 Nov 2019

Explained well.

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Javaria Chaudhry
26 Nov 2019

good

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Sharayah Bishop
26 Nov 2019

well done

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Justine collins
25 Nov 2019

Excellent learning module Presenter was engaging and presented from personal experience

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Tricia Weickhardt
25 Nov 2019

Informative

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Levena Leslie West
23 Nov 2019

Great.