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The management of the female who presents to the emergency department (ED) in active labor is stressful and overwhelming. Ideally, the ED has a plan in place, based on hospital resources, for the imminent delivery of a newborn. Decisions regarding delivery in the ED or transferring the patient to labor and delivery are based on a variety of factors. Knowledge of the possible complications of delivery will provide anticipatory guidance to improve maternal and fetal outcomes.This module will focus on emergent delivery of an infant in the ED and will provide a succinct review of critical issues pertinent to clinical practice.
This module is also included in the training bundles: Neonatal Emergencies: Critical Concepts Compendium and Pediatric and Neonatal Emergencies: Critical Concepts Compendium
AHC Media is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AHC Media is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Earn up to 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for this module.
Earn up to 1.5 nursing contact hours for this module.