Update on Pregnancy Complicated by Disease
The goal of this course is to help nurses learn about pregnancy that is complicated by disease.

Course Publication Date: May 06, 2020

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

Author:Anita Rothera-Delaney RN, BS
Course No:PCD042220
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Community & Home Health
Critical Care Medicine
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Medical & Surgical Issues
Peri-Natal Medicine
Women's Health
Learning Objectives
  • Discuss the risks of pregnancy for diabetic mothers and their newborns.

  • Name three symptoms of hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism in pregnant patients.

  • State the most common cause of jaundice during pregnancy.

  • Discuss the incidence of heart disease during pregnancy.

  • Describe thromboembolism in regards to maternal mortality.

  • Discuss the effect of renal disease on pregnancy.

  • Discuss hypertension during pregnancy and the controversy surrounding treatment.

  • List two treatment choices for UTIs for pregnant patients.


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