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Details
CPD50m of CPD
Rating
4.7
Total Rating(s)68
First Published03 May 2016
Updated11 August 2019
Expires11 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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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).

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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.

Badge from the American Nurses Credentialing Center showing that Ausmed is an accredited provider with distinction

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

Details
CPD50m of CPD
Rating
4.7
Total Rating(s)68
First Published03 May 2016
Updated11 August 2019
Expires11 August 2021
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia
Topic Tags
Midwifery
Women's Health
Pregnancy
Emergency
Critical Care
Obstetrics
Trauma
Gynaecology
Mental Health
Learning Tools
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4.7

68 Total Rating(s)

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jude desjardines
25 Aug 2019

well presented for all levels of experience and practice....

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Catherine Scott
24 Aug 2019

Great course. well presented.

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Julie schiller
22 Aug 2019

Clear & concise information with relevant illustrations to reinforce the Ectopic Pregnancy features

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Chung Him Tong
22 Aug 2019

Great resources, extremely helpful in primary healthcare and ED setting

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NICK PEARSON
22 Aug 2019

Another great module, although best suited for nursing staff.

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Susan May
21 Aug 2019

well set out and interesting

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Angela Dente
21 Aug 2019

easy to listen to and brilliant visual aides to consolidate learning

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Lynette Banks
21 Aug 2019

good information, but nothing new

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Pamela Price
20 Aug 2019

I'm glad I watched this lecture as I now have a better understanding of eptopic pregnancies. I was well delivered and easy to understand.

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Lynette fay hogbin
19 Aug 2019

Thisresource was easy to learn from, questions enabled you to make sure you had completely understood the lecture.