STATION 3: POSTPARTUM CARE Ticket in-Required learning activities…

Question Answered step-by-step STATION 3: POSTPARTUM CARE Ticket in-Required learning activities…    STATION 3: POSTPARTUM CARETicket in-Required learning activities before simulation 4 and 5 1. Describe the following expected assessments for the uterine fundus immediately after birth. a. Location: b. Consistency: 2. Describe the initial nursing action if the fundus is boggy (soft) and bleeding is excessive during the post-partum period. How does this action control uterine bleeding?  3. List two drugs that may be ordered to correct a soft uterus and the acceptable routes of administration. a. ________________________________________________________________________________________ b.________________________________________________________________________________________ 4. List and describe the three stages of lochia, including approximate duration of each. a. ________________________________________________________________________________________ b. ________________________________________________________________________________________c. ________________________________________________________________________________________ 5. When should perineal care be done? a. ________________________________________________________________________________________ b. ________________________________________________________________________________________ 6. What should the nurse teach a postpartum woman about doing perineal care and about applying and removing her perineal pad? Why is it important to do these procedures in this way?   7. a. The new mother can expect her menstrual periods to resume in ___________ weeks if she is not breastfeeding. b. In the breastfeeding mother, return of ovulation and menstruation are _____________________.  8. Average blood loss at birth is about ________________________________ for vaginal birth and _____________________________ for cesarean birth.  9. Describe two nursing actions that may make a woman who is chilled and shaking after birth more comfortable. a. ________________________________________________________________________________________ b. ________________________________________________________________________________________ 10. Describe two possible signs of a full bladder in the immediate postpartum period. a. Height of uterus: _________________________________________________________________________ b. Location of uterus: ________________________________________________________________________  11. Describe five nursing actions to help a new mother empty her bladder after birth. Describe additional actions that you have found helped other patients (or you) empty the bladder more readily and completely. a. ________________________________________________________________________________________ b. ________________________________________________________________________________________ c. ________________________________________________________________________________________ d. ________________________________________________________________________________________ e. ________________________________________________________________________________________  12. List three nursing measures to prevent or correct constipation after birth. a. ________________________________________________________________________________________ b. ________________________________________________________________________________________ c. ________________________________________________________________________________________ 13. Describe each of the following factors about postbirth use of RhO (D) immune globulin (RhoGAM). a. Mother’s Rh factor: _______________________________________________________________________ b. Newborn’s Rh factor: _____________________________________________________________________ c. Recommended time of administration after birth: _____________________________________________d. Site and route of administration: ____________________________________________________________  14. Explain each of the following factors about postpartum rubella immunization.a. Why it is given to the nonimmune woman at this time?____________________________________________b. Precautions: _____________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________c. Safety during breastfeeding: _______________________________________________________________  15. What assessments should the nurse make in each of these areas when caring for the woman who has had a cesarean birth? a. Uterine fundus: __________________________________________________________________________ b. Lochia: _________________________________________________________________________________c. Dressing: _______________________________________________________________________________d. Urinary output: __________________________________________________________________________  16. Name and describe the three postpartum psychological phases. a. ________________________________________________________________________________________b. ________________________________________________________________________________________c. ________________________________________________________________________________________ 17. What are the appropriate nursing interventions for postpartum blues?   18. Describe nursing interventions that may be appropriate for grieving families in the maternity setting. If you wish, describe interventions that you or a family member or friend have experienced with grief, including grief other than newborn loss. 19. Describe newborn behaviors during each phase of transition and the approximate duration of each stage. a. First phase: ______________________________________________________________________________ b. Second phase: ____________________________________________________________________________c. Third phase: _____________________________________________________________________________  20. Why is prevention of neonatal hypothermia particularly important?  21. How many arteries are in the newborn’s umbilical cord? __________ How many veins? __________ What word can be used to help remember these numbers? _____________  22. a. What is the minimum normal blood glucose on screening tests for a newborn (include units of measure)? b. List signs of hypoglycemia in a newborn.  23. List seven common laboratory screening tests for newborns. Identify the one that is mandatory in all states. List additional newborn screening tests that are offered in your clinical facility and whether they are mandatory or optional. a. ________________________________________________________________________________________ b. ________________________________________________________________________________________ c. ________________________________________________________________________________________ d. ________________________________________________________________________________________ e. ________________________________________________________________________________________ f. ________________________________________________________________________________________ g. ________________________________________________________________________________________ Other: ______________________________________________________________________________________ 24. List three types of parent-newborn contact that enhance attachment. Which of these is most important?  25. a. Describe colostrum. __________________________________________________________________________________________ b. Explain the benefits of colostrum for the neonate. _____________________________________________  26. Describe methods to prevent and relieve breast engorgement. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 27. Describe the following nutritional needs of the breastfeeding mother. a.Calories:_________________________________________________________________________________ b. Foods: __________________________________________________________________________________ c. Fluids: __________________________________________________________________________________ d. Supplements: ____________________________________________________________________________  28. What should the nurse teach the breastfeeding mother in each of the following areas? a. Foods that the newborn may not tolerate: ____________________________________________________ b. Medications: _____________________________________________________________________________  29. List four types of newborn formula. Give an example of the three main types. a. ________________________________________________________________________________________ b. ________________________________________________________________________________________ c. ________________________________________________________________________________________ d. ________________________________________________________________________________________ 30. Describe the three common forms of newborn formulas. a.________________________________________________________________________________________ b. ________________________________________________________________________________________ c. ________________________________________________________________________________________ 31. Describe teaching in each of the following areas for bottle-feeding parents. a. Propping the bottleb. Size of nipple holes: c. Warming and microwaving: d. Burping: e. Positioning baby after feeding: f. Leftover formula:    32. Describe appropriate nursing teaching in the following areas for postpartum discharge. a. Hygiene: ________________________________________________________________________________b. Sexual intercourse:________________________________________________________________________c. Diet: __________________________________________________________________________________ 33. List nine danger signals that a postpartum woman should promptly report to her health care provider.a. ________________________________________________________________________________________ b. ________________________________________________________________________________________ c. ________________________________________________________________________________________ d. ________________________________________________________________________________________ e. ________________________________________________________________________________________ f. ________________________________________________________________________________________ g. ________________________________________________________________________________________ h. ________________________________________________________________________________________ i. ________________________________________________________________________________________ 34. Describe the following factors about automobile safety. a. Ideal position for newborn: ________________________________________________________________ b. When a forward-facing seat can be used: ____________________________________________________ c. Securing newborn in seat and seat to ve hicle:_________________________________________________d. Airbag safety: __________________________________________________________________________ HIV MedsHIV Questions  Health Science Science Nursing NUR 123 Share QuestionEmailCopy link Comments (0)