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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide information on the prevention and management of postpartum hemorrhage (PPH), surgical site infection (SSI), and venous thromboembolism (VTE).

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Outline the incidence of cesarean births in the U.S. and factors related to PPH.
  2. Identify issues surrounding the prevention and management of SSI following cesarean birth.
  3. Select causes, consequences, prevention, and treatment of VTE post-cesarean.
Price: $21.95


  • ANCC 2.0 CH
  • DC - BON 2.0 CH
  • FL - BON 2.0 CH
  • GA - BON 2.0 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Test Code: MCN0320C
Published: Mar 2020
Expires: 3/4/2022
Required Passing Score: 24/30 (80%)
Authors: Carol Burke, MSN, APRN, CNS, RNC-OB, C-EFM; Roma Allen, DNP, MSN, RNC-OB
Categories: Obstetrics , Women's Health