Emergency Department

202 S. Park St.
Madison, WI 53715

8 min Average

3. Postpartum Physiology and Complications

Date & Time Location Registration
2/8/2021 - 7:30 AM Center for Health Education and Simulation (CHES), 3001 W. Beltline Frontage Road, Room #305, Madison, WI 53713

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Three classes are available in this educational series focusing on the complex obstetric patient.

UPDATE: As healthcare workers dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, your health and safety is important to us. In order to protect our healthcare teams by social distancing, we will maintain classes but have limited seating. 

3. Postpartum Physiology and Complications

  • Trauma-informed care of the postpartum patient including assessment, attachment, and complications
  • Postpartum hemorrhage
  • Infections
  • Thromboembolic events
  • Postpartum mood disorders
  • Pain management of opioid addicted mothers
  • Sudden unexpected postnatal collapse
  • Cardiac disease, Peripartum cardiomyopathy
  • Pregnancy-associated stroke
  • Detecting patient instability
  • Maternal early warning signs (MEWS)
  • Postpartum PTSD, Updated discharge teaching

Simulations: Postpartum hemorrhage, newborn emergency, & breastfeeding management

Participants may take 1, 2 or all 3 classes based on their professional needs. Classes (after quarantine is over) are held at the Center for Healthcare Education and Simulation (CHES), 3001 W. Beltline Highway, Suite 305 Madison 53713.

Applicants who  cancel less than 7 days prior to class or fail to attend at all, may not be eligible for a refund or for credit on a future training date. 

Please call the Mother/Baby Care Administration office at 608.417.7491 (M-F) daytime hours or e-mail msn_perinataleducation@unitypoint.org with any questions you have or if you need to reschedule/cancel.

2020 Class Dates

  • October 7
  • December 9

2020 Class Dates

  • February 8
  • April 12
  • June 9
  • August 2
  • October 11
  • December 6