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Labor & Delivery: The Latest Interventions for Childbirth Challenges
DVD Video
$219.99 USD
$99.00 USD
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DVD Video - 4+ hours   Instructions
5 hr 36 min
Multiple DVD recording with electronic manual and instructions.
PESI Publishing & Media
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
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  • Formulate optimal interventions for challenging birth plan scenarios.
  • Apply examples of complimentary therapies that can be used with minimal effort.
  • D etermine the safety concerns related to nitrous gas for labor pain management.
  • Compare the benefits of labor epidurals with spinal/epidurals.
  • E xplain special considerations for an epidural in a pre-eclamptic patient.
  • D iscuss the nature of hypertension in pregnancy and up-to-date considerations for management
Birth Planning
  • Preventing Unrealistic Expectations!
  • Interventions for Challenging Scenarios
    • Maternal Refusal of:
    • GBS Prophylaxis
    • Pitocin
    • C-section
    • Cord Clamping
    • PROM
    • How to Protect Yourself from LIABILITY
    • Impact on Patient Satisfaction Scores

Non-Pharmacological Pain Management
  • “Low Intervention” Strategies
  • The Must-Have, Low Cost Gadgets
  • Hydrotherapy & Water Birth

Pharmacological Pain Management
  • Individualize It!
  • Epidurals & Spinals
  • Latest & Greatest Options:
    • Nitrous Gas
    • Remifentanyl PCA’s
    • Safety & Efficacy

Complicated Pregnancy & Delivery: Gestational Hypertension Pre-eclampsia, Eclampsia & HELLP
  • MUST Know Interventions
  • Maximizing Maternal & Fetal Outcomes
  • Morbidity & Mortality

Preterm Labor
  • Rapid Diagnosis & Critical Interventions
  • Evaluating Risk
  • Who Gets What?
    • Beta-Mimetics
    • Mag
    • Calcium Channel Blockers
    • NSAIDS
    • Antibiotics

  • When the Risk is Too High
  • The Newest Medication Options
  • Strategies to Reduce Risk & Costs
  • The MUST HAVE Induction Checklist

Venous Thromboembolism in Pregnancy & Postpartum
  • #1 Cause of Maternal Death
  • Work-Up & Evaluation
  • Anticoagulation
  • Treatment in Pregnancy
  • Timing Delivery



Jamie Otremba, MSN, RN, CNM, has over 20 years of maternal child nursing experience and is currently practicing full scope nurse-midwifery at a progressive OB/GYN clinic in suburban Minnesota. Jamie has been active in program development and benchmarking in both clinic and hospital settings. She is also one of the medical directors for the Women’s and Children’s Service Line at a large hospital and medical center in Minnesota. Jamie served as an assistant professor at Minnesota State University and has practiced in women’s health care in a variety of settings, including: labor and delivery, postpartum, antenatal, and community health nursing. She has consulted for area health care facilities on clinical and legal practice topics, and she continues as an investigator for several medication trials pertinent to obstetric and gynecologic issues. Additionally, Jamie has enjoyed sharing her vast knowledge and experiences as a preceptor for both medical and advanced practice nursing students. She has treated obstetrical patients facing all the high-risk conditions presented during this seminar day. Her goal is to provide you with the current trends, treatments and issues pertinent to high risk obstetrics to ultimately improve the maternal and fetal outcomes of your own patients. Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Jamie A. Otremba has an employment relationship with a private women's health clinic. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Jamie A. Otremba is a member of the American College of Nurse Midwives; and the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
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Nurses/Nurse Practitioners/Clinical Nurse Specialists - Credit Expired: 11/18/2019
No CE available for this board.

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Florida Nurses:
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Iowa Nurses: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Nurses successfully completing these self-study materials will earn 7.3 self-study contact hours.

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Pharmacology Nurse Practitioners
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