Core Curriculum for Maternal-Newborn Nursing, 4th Edition

Core Curriculum for Maternal-Newborn Nursing

4th Edition

By AWHONN; Susan Mattson, RNC-OB, CTN, PhD, FAAN, Professor Emerita, College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ; Judy E. Smith, PhD, RNC-WHNP, Professor, School of Nursing, California State University-Long Beach, Long Beach, CA; AWHONN; Susan Mattson, RNC-OB, CTN, PhD, FAAN, Professor Emerita, College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ and Judy E. Smith, PhD, RNC-WHNP, Professor, School of Nursing, California State University-Long Beach, Long Beach, CA


Section I: Reproduction: Fetal and Placental Development

1. Reproductive Anatomy, Physiology, and the Menstrual Cycle

2. Genetics

3. Fetal and Placental Development and Functioning

Section II: Normal Pregnancy

4. Ethnocultural Considerations in the Childbearing Period

5. Physiology of Pregnancy

6. Psychology of Pregnancy

Section III: Maternal-Fetal Well-being

7. Age-Related Concerns

8. Antepartum Fetal Assessment

9. Environmental Hazards

Section IV: Intrapartum Period

10. Essential Forces and Factors in Labor

11. Normal Childbirth

12. Intrapartum Fetal Assessment

Section V: Postpartum Period

13. Physical and Psychologic Changes

14. Breastfeeding

15. Contraception

Section VI: The Newborn

16. Transitional Care of the Newborn

17. The Newborn at Risk

Section VII: Complications of Childbearing

18. Intimate Partner Violence

19. Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy

20. Maternal Infections

21. Hemorrhagic Disorders

22. Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders

23. Trauma in Pregnancy

24. Surgery in Pregnancy

25. Substance Abuse in Pregnancy

26. Other Medical Complications

27. Labor and Delivery at Risk

28. Postpartum Complications

Section VIII: Ethics and Issues

29. Ethics