UPMC Recognition and Management of Obstetric Hemorrhage
This education is designed to assist the obstetric healthcare team to recognize associated risk factors for obstetric hemorrhage, to improve early recognition to reduce the degree of initial blood loss through identified risk factors, and to promptly respond and prepare for interventions to correct hypovolemia and establish hemostasis. The ultimate goal of this education is to improve patient outcomes related to obstetric hemorrhage.
Obstetric nurses and providers
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Define and accurately identify what constitutes obstetric hemorrhage.
- Identify risk factors for obstetric hemorrhage and utilize evidenced-based tools to determine patient hemorrhage risk.
- Identify complications by recognizing risk factors and promptly recognize when intervention is needed.
- Identify the four stages of obstetric hemorrhage and the steps of intervention.
- Identify their role during an obstetric hemorrhage.
- Identify medications and equipment needed to manage obstetric hemorrhage.
- Identify obstetric hemorrhage education to discuss with patients during their hospital stay and at discharge.
Planning Committee: Lisa R. Bauccio, MSN, RNC-OB, C-EFM, Programmatic Nurse Specialist Wolff Center at UPMC
- Lisa Bauccio, MSN, RNC-OB, C-EFM, Programmatic Nurse Specialist, Wolff Center at UPMC
- Kate Bilger, MSN, RNC-MNN, Advanced Clinical Education Specialist, UPMC Harrisburg
- Jacob Larkin, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine; Medical Director of Obstetrical Services, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital; Medical Director of Quality, Department and Women's Health Service Line
- Amanda Lawrence, DNP, MS, AGCNS-BC, RNC-OB, C-EFM, C-FMC, Advanced Clinical Education Specialist, UPMC Hanover
- Amber LeCadre, MSN, RNC-MNN, Maternity Project Coordinator, UPMC Harrisburg
- Grace Lim, MD, MS, Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine; Chief, Division of Obstetric & Women's Anesthesiology, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
- Benjamin Reynolds, PA-C, Chief Advanced Practice Officer and Executive, UPMC
- Heather Vogan, BSN, C-EFM, Nurse Educator, Magee-Womens at UPMC Hamot
Relevant financial relationships to disclose for Grace Lim, MD, MS, Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine; Chief, Division of Obstetric & Women’s Anesthesiology, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital:
- Grant/Research Support for Octapharma; Edwards Lifesciences; Haemonetics; National Institutes of Health
- Consultant for ACOG/American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.
The information presented at this activity represents the views and opinions of the individual presenters, and does not constitute the opinion or endorsement of, or promotion by, the UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences, UPMC / University of Pittsburgh Medical Center or Affiliates and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Reasonable efforts have been taken intending for educational subject matter to be presented in a balanced, unbiased fashion and in compliance with regulatory requirements. However, each program attendee must always use his/her own personal and professional judgment when considering further application of this information, particularly as it may relate to patient diagnostic or treatment decisions including, without limitation, FDA-approved uses and any off-label uses.
Joint Accreditation Statement:
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nursing Credits (ANCC)
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.0 contact hours.
Physician Assistant (AAPA)
The University of Pittsburgh has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
All presenters’ disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above. No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.
- 1.00 AAPA Category I CME
- 1.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 1.00 Attendance
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