Advanced Principles in Obstetrics

Course Number: FNP 62043
3 Credits

This course builds upon prerequisite courses, providing the knowledge and skills necessary for the student to further incorporate principles of pharmacology, pathophysiology and concepts of family systems, while caring for women with common obstetric conditions. The focus of this course is identification of patient problems, development of differential diagnosis and integration of clinical decision making to appropriately manage common obstetric conditions. Health promotion, preventive care, and patient education are emphasized as an important means to improve patient outcomes. Obstetric issues unique to operational environments will be introduced.