Hypertension During Pregnancy
The purpose of this course is to help nurses identify the subtle differences between hypertensive disorders in pregnancy and clarify the appropriate course of treatment based on the specific disorder.

Course Publication Date: June 26, 2019

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Alison Palmer RN, BSN
Course No:HDP061019
Contact Hours:2.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Community & Home Health
Critical Care Medicine
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Leadership & Case Management
Medical & Surgical Issues
Peri-Natal Medicine
Women's Health
Learning Objectives
  • Distinguish the stages of progression that mark the diagnosis of chronic hypertension, gestational hypertension, preeclampsia, eclampsia, HELLP syndrome and DIC.
  • Correctly identify the treatment of choice for each disease process.
  • Name at least 3 warning signs that should trigger healthcare providers to look for disease progression.
  • Identify clinical data that can be gathered routinely as preventative screening.


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