20+ years Nursing Obstetrics
with specialties in Level 3: Labor and Delivery
Level 3 Antepartum
Registered Nurse exp. 5/15 BLS exp. 1/16 NRP exp. 1/16
AWHONN's fetal heart monitoring
20+ years in Obstetrics
Level 3 Labor and Delivery nurse
Level 3 Antepartum
A Nurse with Passion
Primary care of high risk antepartum, PPROM, PIH, pre-eclampsia, toxemia, placenta previa. Evaluates patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintaines patient flow. Carries out the physicians orders. Administers medications per the physicians orders. Monitors and alerts the physician to changes in the patient's status: . Notifies the correct staff members and units to critical changes in patient.
Level 3: LDR. Assess, admit and triage of antepartum, pre-term, PIH, placenta previa, placenta abruption, inductions, laboring, circulating, recovery and postpartum patients. . Computer documentation and monitoring of EFM, FSE,TOCO or IUPC. Take and carry out the physicians orders for induction. MgSo4, antibiotics, tocolytics. Draw labs, start IV's, give IV therapy or pain meds as needed. Set up, prep and assist with delivery, epidural, spinal, PCA or general anesthesia as needed. Monitor and document the patient's vital signs, pain levels, ROM, SVE, stages of labor, lab results. Alert the physician to status changes especially critical labs or values. Anticipate her needs and comfort: incorporate her family in her care. Anticipate,notify and prepare for the delivery of the infant: especially if early term. Set up and assist the physician in delivery for a Mother friendly environment. .Encourage breastfeeding and family bonding..Monitor the patient's vital signs until the patient is stable. Determine how much postpartum, newborn care and discharge teaching each patient may need.to know.
Assess, admit and triage of antepartum, preterm, PIH, laboring, delivering, surgical pre-op, post-op, post surgery and of postpartum patients. Computer documentation and monitoring of EFM, toco, FSE and IUPC. Taking and carrying out the physicians orders. ex: cytotec, cervadil, pitocin inductions, MgSo4, antibiotics, tocolytics. Draw labs, start IV's, give IV therapy or pain medication via IV, PO, IM or subQ. Set up and prep. for anesthesia with epidural, spinal , general anesthesia,. Anticipate the needs and comfort: Lamaze, pushing, recovery/breastfeeding. Incorporate the sig.other/family in her care. Monitor and alert the physician to changes in her condition, vital signs, labs, changes in status. Prepare for delivery of the infant:. assessment, suction, NRP, accucheck, dubowitz. Assess, monitor and care for the patient in recovery and postpartum. example: Newborn Care. Encourage familybonding and teaching the mother to care for herself and her baby : breast feeding, pumping, pericare, fundal checks, wound care, normal vs. abnormal lochia. medication regimes, diet, breast care, rest. scheduling. doctor visits, postpartum blues, birth control options. Infant care: diaper changes,umbilical care, burping, spitting up, vital signs, feedings, clothing, infant crying and sleeping cycles, holding the baby. car seats. PKU, bilirubin, HepB immunizations, circumcisions, and how to schedule a doctors visit and how important it is to keep a doctor's follow up visit.
LDRP, NB Nursery, Pediatrics, OB and Gyn.
Circulating and Recovery for cesarean sections
Circulating and Recovery for Tubal ligations
Labor and Delivery, Pitocin Inductions, Cervadil inductions, FSE, EFM monitoring and IUPC monitoring. CST, Non-stress tests, Oxytocin stress test, Magnesium Sulfate IV Therapy. pre-term labor and PIH, placenta previa.
Assessing and Triage of Emergency Room L&D patients
Labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum
Circulating and Recovery for Cesarean Sections
Normal Newborn Care and teachings
Contraction Stress tests
Charge Nurse: Postpartum,Obstetrics and Gynecology.
in training for Labor and delivery
Associates of Science in Nursing
Registered Nurse 1991
Licensed Practical Nurse 1990
Computer Accounting Diploma 1987
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