Gynecologic Emergencies - 17-GANN-F3-0178

Gynecologic Emergencies

by John Newton, BS, NRP, EMS I
(4.5 / 584 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Emergency Medical Services (1.00 CEH)

Price: $5.00
CE-PRO Price: $2.50


The spectrum of disease and pathology related to obstetrics and gynecology range from non-life threatening to extremely dangerous. It is sometimes difficult to differentiate between those presentations. It is vital for pre-hospital providers to recognize which patients have the potential to become unstable.


The goal of this continuing education course is to educate providers about the prehospital evaluation and treatment of gynecological and obstetrical emergencies. Basic anatomy and physiology of the female reproductive system, the prehospital evaluation of ob-gyn emergencies, pelvic pain, and infections are discussed. After studying the information presented here, will be able to:
  • Describe basic female reproductive anatomy and physiology and how they relate to obstetrical and gynecologic emergencies
  • Demonstrate a primary and secondary assessment on a female patient with an obstetrical or gynecological complaint
  • Explain the pathophysiology of most obstetrical and gynecological emergencies
  • Assess common, but non-life threatening gynecological complaints
  • Distinguish between the many common sexually transmitted diseases

Accreditation Information
This course is designed for EMTs and Paramedics.
This CE activity is accredited for 1.0 Basic CEH by OnCourse Learning, an organization accredited by Commission on Accreditation for Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE).
This course is also approved by the Florida Bureau of Emergency Medical Services (provider # 50-1489) for 07/18/17 to 12/01/20.
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Course Originally Released on: 3/31/2017
Date of Most Recent Review: 3/31/2017
Course Termination/Update Date: 4/10/2020

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.


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Indily M - Riverside, CA  ·  Apr 03, 2020
not relevant to job title
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Luke G - Hillsboro, TX  ·  Mar 30, 2020
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Alyson D - `Tampa, FL  ·  Mar 27, 2020
would like to be able to read all slides at once and not wait
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Luis O - Wesley Chapel, FL  ·  Mar 24, 2020
Gives a well thought out plan in any sort of gyn/ob situation
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Delaine P - Lehigh Acres, FL  ·  Mar 21, 2020
Very informative. Learned a lot that I did not know.
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Price: $5.00
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