Cesarean Section - CST46

Cesarean Section

by Steven S. Bhimji, MD, PhD
(4.7 / 787 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Surgical Technology (2.00 CE Credit)

Price: $8.00
CE-PRO Price: $4.00


Cesarean section is a common procedure performed by obstetricians on a scheduled or emergency basis at any time of the day or night. There is a need for this CE module because of the rising volume of C-sections that are being performed in the United States.


The goal of this continuing education program is to provide surgical technologists with information about cesarean section, when it is utilized and its potential complications. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Describe how cesarean section is performed
  • List the instruments and supplies required to perform a cesarean section
  • Discuss the indications and contraindications for a cesarean section

Approval Information
This course is approved for surgical techs from June 1, 2017 through June 30, 2020.
This continuing education activity is approved for 2.0 CE credits by the Association of Surgical Technologists, Inc., for continuing education for the Certified Surgical Technologist and Certified Surgical First Assistant. This recognition does not imply that AST approves or endorses any product or products that are included in enduring materials.

Course Originally Released on: 4/24/2014
Date of Most Recent Review: 3/24/2016
Course Termination/Update Date: 6/30/2020

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning 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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Mikaela B - Ogallala, NE  ·  Jul 18, 2019
I enjoy learning more of what anesthesia does, and seeing what they do from their standpoint for the patient.
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Krystle S - Scottsdale, AZ  ·  Jul 18, 2019
Tell your friends and colleagues about this course. Your answers will help thousands of healthcare professions make a better decision.
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LAYKEN A - CANNON, KY  ·  Jul 18, 2019
this is a great course for a surgical tech who is new to OB
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John F - Bend, OR  ·  Jul 15, 2019
We do C-sections twice a week at the small hospital I work at. I now have the knowledge to keep up with my surgeons. thank you for providing this!
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Kimberly J - Nashville, NC  ·  Jul 10, 2019
good, need a course on the different layers of the abdomen
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Price: $8.00
CE-PRO Price: $4.00