Critical Elements of Mother-Baby Assessment

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Instructor: Kathryn Alden

Length: 3 to 6 Hours

The workshop will provide effective assessment skills for mother-baby nurses in either the hospital or home care setting. Assessment will cover biophysical and psychosocial aspects of care from birth through 3 days for both the postpartum patient and her newborn. Participants will learn what is most important to assess.

    At the end of this program, participants will be able to:
  • Identify biophysical and psychosocial aspects of care for the patient and her newborn.
  • Discuss assessment priorities.
  • Describe strategies to expedite assessment.

Audience: RNs, LPNs