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Operative Vaginal Delivery (OVD)-For nurses (1.0 contact hour Video)

Hours: 1.00

Best suited for: Midwives, obstetric nurse practitioners, OB nurses, and other interested healthcare practitioners are also welcome to participate.

Upon completion, participants should be able to

1) Identify the indications for operative vaginal delivery. 
2) Describe the advantages and disadvantages for both vacuum extraction and forceps
3) Explain the importance of an exit plan and the nurse’s role.

Estimated time to complete activity: 60 minutes

Last reviewed: September 21, 2016
Expiration: December 31, 2018


Course Materials
Learning Assessment: There will be a post test for this activity with a minimum performance requirement of 4 out of 5 correct answers (80%).

Method and Medium: To obtain CNE credit, view the entire video and complete the evaluation and post-test. Once completed, a certificate will be generated for printing.


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About the Author/Presenter: Dr. Kenneth Brown - Read Bio

About the Expert Reviewer: Carol A. Curran RNC, MS, OGNP - Read Bio

Managing Editor: Dawer Azizi, MHA, CPHRM, LAMMICO Director of Risk Management

Editor: Sharon Cusanza MSN, RN, NEA-BC, LAMMICO Senior Risk Management Education Specialist

Content Advisors/Planning Committee Members:
Geri F. Cook, RHIA, CPHRM, Senior Risk Management Specialist
Carol Curran, RNC, MS, OGNP, Senior Educator, Perinatal Specialist & Business Development Specialist
Karen Duncan, RN, JD, 
Valerie Luker, RN, Education and Regulatory Specialist
Lynda Sanders, Risk Manager Coordinator


Original Release Date: June 11, 2015
Review Date: March 15, 2016
Expiration Date: June 11, 2016

Continuing Nursing Education Information: This activity is sponsored by LAMMICO. Successful completion of this course includes completion of post test with 80% passage rate and completion of evaluation. This continuing nursing education program has been approved for 1.0 contact hour.

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Virginia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

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Disclosure Statement: The authors, editors and planning committee members for this activity have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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Web Master Contact Information: For assistance, contact Shea Ivey at 866/398-1038 or help@medicalinteractive.com

Disclaimer: This activity is presented by LAMMICO as risk management education. It is not legal advice, nor does it establish medical standards of care. Standards of care vary depending on the unique presentation of each patient. The information contained herein is not a substitute for the reasonable discretion of skilled and informed clinicians at the point of care. Medical Interactive seeks to meet all the continuing education requirements for every state nursing board. However, the regulations in each state differ, and may change.  Before taking any course, you should confirm whether the course meets your state board's requirements for continuing education credit.

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