Labor is the apt term to describe the birthing process, which is laborious and painful, and characterized by distinct stages and phases. This course details the process of labor and introduces practices that nursing personnel can use to help ensure positive delivery outcomes for patients.
After completing this course, the learner should be able to:
- Define and describe the four stages of labor
- Differentiate between the stages and phases of labor
- Discuss in detail, the nursing care that should be performed through each phase and stage of labor