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22-06-13 Normal OB 2

Module 13: Normal OB 2 
(NPWH Activity Number 22-06-13)

Erin Johnson Cole DNP, CNM, WHNNP-BC
Assistant Professor (Clinical) and Director (Interim) Nurse Midwifery and Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner Specialty Track, College of Nursing
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Target Audience New graduate women’s health nurse practitioners (WHNPs), and other nurse practitioners involved in women’s and gender related healthcare.

Approval CE Approval Period: April 4, 2022, through April 4, 2025
Post-tests must be completed during the approval period with a passing score of 70% or higher to earn CE. No refunds will be issued if the activity is not completed within the approval period.
This activity has been approved for 2.50 continuing education contact hours

  1. Review normal fetal-placental development
  2. Identify normal maternal physiological, anatomical, emotional, and behavioral changes in pregnancy.
  3. Discuss assessment, differential diagnoses, and management of the common discomforts of pregnancy that result from these anatomic and physiologic changes. 

Content Outline
  1. Fetal placental development.
  2. Pathophysiology and common discomforts of pregnancy: round ligament pain, leukorrhea, breast changes, common skin changes, gallstones, ptyalism gravidarum, bleeding gums, nausea and vomiting, constipation, heartburn, back ache, leg cramps, urinary changes, edema, hemorrhoids, dyspnea, hematologic changes/DVT risk, thyroid changes, fatigue

Accreditation Statement This activity has been evaluated and approved by the Continuing Education Approval Program of the National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH) for 2.50 continuing education contact hours.

Faculty Disclosures Erin Johnson Cole DNP, CNM, WHNNP-BC has no disclosures

Successful Completion Requires participants to:
  1. Read the objectives, disclosures, and disclaimers.
  2. Watch the activity and review the handout.
  3. Complete the post-test with a score of 70% or higher.
  4. Complete the session evaluation.
  5. Print your CE certificate.
  6. Go to your profile to view all earned certificates.

Commercial Support
This activity has no commercial support.