Hysterectomy Update 2020
The goal of this course is to provide the professional nurse with a better understanding of the procedure known as hysterectomy. Indications for performing a hysterectomy surgical procedure will also be included. Alternatives to hysterectomy will also be highlighted for discussion purposes.

Course Publication Date: July 08, 2020

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

Author:Gloria Tartaglia RN
Course No:HU070820
Contact Hours:3.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Women's Health
Medical & Surgical Issues
Learning Objectives
  • Define hysterectomy and explain the four types of hysterectomy.

  • Name at least four indications for hysterectomy.

  • Explain the four surgical procedures for hysterectomy.

  • List at least two advantages and disadvantages between the four different types of surgical hysterectomy procedures.

  • Identify at least two considerations of preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative care for a patient undergoing hysterectomy.

  • Identify at least four complications from a hysterectomy surgical procedure.

  • Discuss alternatives to a hysterectomy surgery procedure.


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