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6 Lesson Plan Nursing Care of Mother and Infant During Labor and Birth TEACHING FOCUS In this chapter, students will have the opportunity to learn the admitting process for patients entering the maternity unit, including data collection. Students will be introduced to the types of settings for childbirth, the components of the birth process, admission procedures during the birthing process, monitoring of the patient during and after the birth, and monitoring the newborn. Students will also have the opportunity to learn the differences between true and false labor, the stages and phases of labor, and the nursing care required for vaginal births. MATERIALS AND RESOURCES 6 Anatomical models (Lesson 6.1) n Computer and PowerPoint projector (all lessons) n Videotapes, VCR, and projector (Lesson 6.1) LESSON CHECKLIST Preparations for this lesson include: Lecture Evaluation of student knowledge and skills needed to perform all entry-level activities related to nursing care during labor and birth, including: Different birth settings, methods of data collection, and admitting patients to the maternity unit Components of the birth process Stages and phases of labor Care of the mother and newborn immediately after delivery Introduction to Maternity & Pediatric Nursing, 5 th ed. Elsevier items and derived items 2007, 2006 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier Inc. Leifer 140 Chapter 6 n Nursing Care of Mother and Infant During Labor and Birth___________________________ KEY TERMS acrocyanosis (p. 150) adjustment (p. 138) amnioinfusion (p. 14036) amniotomy (p. 136) bloody show (p. 125) cold stress (p. 149) coping (p. 138) crowning (p. 142) dilate (p. 120) doula (p. 139) efface (p. 120) episiotomy (p. 130) fontanel (p. 122) leopolds maneuver (p. 130) lie (p. 122) molding (p. 122) neutral thermal environment (p. 149) nitrazine test (p. 136) nuchal cord (p. 135) ophthalmia neonatorum (p. 151) station (p. 126) suture (p. 122) uteroplacental insufficiency (p. 136) vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) (p. 142) ADDITIONAL RESOURCES PowerPoint slides (IER): 1-46 Introduction to Maternity & Pediatric Nursing, 5 th ed. Elsevier items and derived items 2007, 2006 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier Inc. Leifer ____________________________Chapter 6 n Nursing Care of Mother and Infant During Labor and Birth 141 LESSON 6.1 PRETEST 1. Which of the following is a reassuring pattern of contractions? a. frequency greater than every 1 minute and last less than 30 seconds b. frequency greater than every 2 minutes and last less than 90 seconds c. frequency greater than every 5 minutes or last longer than 30 seconds d. frequency greater than every hour or last longer than 90 seconds 2. Three signs of impending labor are a. ballottement, leg edema, and Braxton Hicks contractions.... View Full Document

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