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Post Graduate Certification in Women and Child Health
( PGCWCH )

❖ Ante/Intra/Postpartum/and Newborn care

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, the learner will be able to:

1. Assess client's psychosocial response to pregnancy (e.g., support systems, perception of pregnancy, coping mechanisms)

2. Assess client for symptoms of postpartum complications (e.g., hemorrhage, infection)

3. Recognize cultural differences in childbearing practices

4. Calculate expected delivery date

5. Check fetal heart rate during routine prenatal exams

6. Assist client with performing/learning newborn care (e.g., feeding)

7. Provide prenatal care and education

8. Provide care and education to an antepartum client or a client in labor

9. Provide postpartum care and education

10. Provide discharge instructions (e.g., postpartum and newborn care)

11. Evaluate client's ability to care for the newborn

❖ Developmental Stages and Transitions

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, the learner will be able to:

1. Identify expected physical, cognitive, and psychosocial stages of development

2. Identify expected body image changes associated with client developmental age (e.g., aging, pregnancy)

3. Identify family structures and roles of family members (e.g., nuclear, blended, adoptive)

4. Compare client development to expected age/developmental stage and report any deviations

5. Assess the impact of change on the family system (e.g., one-parent family, divorce, ill family member)

6. Recognize cultural and religious influences that may impact family functioning

7. Assist client to cope with life transitions (e.g., attachment to newborn, parenting, puberty, retirement)

8. Modify approaches to care per client developmental stage (use age-appropriate explanations of procedures and treatments)

9. Provide education to client/staff members about expected age-related changes and age specific growth and development (e.g., developmental stages)

10. Evaluate client's achievement of expected developmental level (e.g., developmental milestones)

11. Evaluate the impact of expected body image changes on client and family

❖ Ante/Intra/Postpartum/and Newborn care

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, the learner will be able to:

1. Assess client's psychosocial response to pregnancy (e.g., support systems, perception of pregnancy, coping mechanisms)

2. Assess client for symptoms of postpartum complications (e.g., hemorrhage, infection)

3. Recognize cultural differences in childbearing practices

4. Calculate expected delivery date

5. Check fetal heart rate during routine prenatal exams

6. Assist client with performing/learning newborn care (e.g., feeding)

7. Provide prenatal care and education

8. Provide care and education to an antepartum client or a client in labor

9. Provide postpartum care and education

10. Provide discharge instructions (e.g., postpartum and newborn care)

11. Evaluate client's ability to care for the newborn

Quick Info

Duration
40-hours

Course Fees
Contact:
+1 905-276-3216

Faculty
Health Care

Language
English

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