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cover image - Core Curriculum for Maternal-Newborn Nursing – Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),6th Edition
ISBN: 9780323811606
Publication Date: 10-14-2022
Page Count: 496
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $81.99

Core Curriculum for Maternal-Newborn Nursing – Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 6th Edition

by AWHONN, Jill Janke, PhD, WHNP, RN and Brenda J Baker, PhD, RN, CNS

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource - Access Card

ISBN: 9780323811606
Publication Date: 10-14-2022
Page Count: 496
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $81.99

AWHONN's Core Curriculum for Maternal-Newborn Nursing, 6th Edition, the definitive resource for nurses taking certification examinations, provides the most up-to-date, accurate information available on today's maternal-newborn nursing practice. Its concise outline format covers concepts of reproduction, fetal development, normal pregnancy, intrapartum and postpartum periods, the normal newborn, complications in the mother and newborn, and ethical issues. With a fresh focus on patient safety and revised case studies, this clinical guide and certification prep tool features AWHONN-endorsed content for the practice of maternal-newborn nursing.

    • AWHONN-endorsed content makes this the definitive resource to prepare for current practice and specialty nursing certification examinations.
    • Content updates throughout provide the most current practice guidelines to promote quality care.
    • Bulleted outline format allows for quick review and reference for the management of pregnant women and their newborns through all stages of care.
    • Contemporary content covers the full scope of maternal-newborn nursing practice, incorporating information on families, ethics, legal issues, research, case management, genetics, and the transition to home and parenthood.
    • ENHANCED! Focus on patient safety draws attention to developing expertise related to safe nursing practice.
    • UPDATED! Case studies and review questions reflect the realities of practice and provide sample questions to help you prepare for certification examinations.
    • UPDATED! Content on medication safety, including high-alert medications, emphasizes critical drug information that must be considered to provide safe patient care.
  • SECTION 1 Reproduction—Fetal and Placental Development
    1 Reproductive Anatomy, Physiology, and the Menstrual Cycle
    2 Genetics
    3 Fetal and Placental Development and Functioning
    SECTION 2 Maternal-Fetal Well-Being
    4 Age-Related Concerns
    5 Prenatal Testing and Antepartum Fetal Surveillance
    6 Environmental Hazards
    SECTION 3 Antepartum Period
    7 Perinatal Diversity
    8 Physiology of Pregnancy
    9 Psychology of Pregnancy
    SECTION 4 Intrapartum Period
    10 Essential Forces and Factors in Labor
    11 Normal Childbirth
    12 Intrapartum Fetal Assessment
    SECTION 5 Postpartum Period
    13 Physical and Psychologic Changes After Childbirth
    14 Breastfeeding
    15 Contraception
    SECTION 6 The Newborn Period
    16 Transitional Care of the Newborn
    17 The Infant at Risk
    SECTION 7 Complications of Childbearing
    18 Intimate Partner Violence
    19 Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy
    20 Maternal Infections
    21 Hemorrhagic Disorders
    22 Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders
    23 Management of Non-Obstetrical Surgery and Trauma in Pregnancy
    24 Perinatal Substance Use
    25 Other Medical Complications
    26 Labor and Delivery at Risk
    27 Postpartum Complications
    SECTION 8 Ethics and Issues
    28 Ethics
  • AWHONN, Jill Janke, PhD, WHNP, RN, Professor, Nursing, Graduate Program Chairperson, University of Alaska Anchorage and Brenda J Baker, PhD, RN, CNS, Assistant Professor, Emory University, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing