RWHC Office & Training Center 880 Independence Ln
Sauk City
United States

OB Emergencies - 2023

Event Starts: 4/4/2023 9:00 AM

Event Ends: 4/4/2023 4:00 PM

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OB Emergencies

Tuesday, April 4, 2023

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. CST


RWHC Office & Training Center
880 Independence Lane, Sauk City

Registration Deadline: March 14th


RWHC Member & Affiliate Member:
$175 per person

Non-RWHC Member:
$210 per person

Fee includes program handouts. Lunch is on your own.

 0.6 CEUs


RWHC is approved as a provider of continuing health education by the Wisconsin Society for Healthcare Education and Training (WISHET). RWHC designates this activity for up to 6 contact hours (0.6 CEUs) of continuing education for allied health professionals.


Cella Janisch-Hartline

Cella Janisch-Hartline, RN, BSN, PCC Professional Certified Coach, is the Nursing Leadership Senior Manager for Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative.Cella brings her experience from over 40 years in various rural healthcare leadership positions to her work as she combines her passion for nursing, leadership, coaching and teaching. Named the 2018 Outstanding Educator through the National Rural Health Association, she engages healthcare participants across the country with her humorous, action-oriented and compassionate approach.

Target Audience:

Obstetric and emergency room nurses

Program Description:

This course is designed to review several obstetrical emergencies which require the caregiver to recognize risk factors, assessment findings and required interventions to low volume/high risk OB situations. Throughout the day, several obstetrical emergencies will be reviewed along with describing signs and symptoms and priority interventions needed/required; these include, but are not limited to: pre-eclampsia/HELLP syndrome, obstetrical hemorrhage situations, shoulder dystocia, emergency delivery, uterine trauma and premature labor. In addition, knowledge learned will be applied and integrated into several simulated case studies.

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES - Participants will be able to:

  1. Recognize the anatomy and physiology characteristics/considerations to each identified emergency discussed
  2. Review obstetrical emergency situations to include (but not limited to): pre-eclampsia/HELLP syndrome, obstetrical hemorrhage (placenta previa, abruptio placenta, post-partum hemorrhage), shoulder dystocia, emergency delivery, prolapsed cord, uterine trauma and premature labor.
  3. Prioritize nursing interventions to be implemented in the various emergencies
  4. Engage in critical thinking/incorporating the knowledge learned through case studies/simulation
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