Hyperemesis Gravidarum: More Than Morning Sickness
by Instructor: Elaine D. Brown, MS, RNC-OB, EFM-C; Instructor: Megan Dennis Baumler, PhD, RD, CD

$15.00

i 1.00 CEH

Course Overview

Although nausea and vomiting in pregnancy occur in about 50% to 80% of all pregnancies, severe symptoms can lead to complications that may endanger the life of both the expectant mother and the fetus. Hyperemesis gravidarum affects about 0.3% to 3% of pregnancies and is defined as severe nausea and vomiting that result in weight loss, nutritional imbalance, and dehydration.1 This module will address the etiology, assessment, and management of the condition. The goal of this hyperemesis gravidarum continuing education program is to update registered dietitians, nutritionists, and nutrition professionals regarding the theories and treatment of HG.

About the Course Author

Elaine Brown, MS, RNC-OB, EFM-C, is clinical nurse educator at a large academic university Elaine D. Brown, MS, RNC-OB, EFM-C has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Megan Dennis Baumler, PhD, RD, CD, has practiced as a clinical, community, and academic dietitian for more than a decade. She is a professor of dietetics at Mount Mary University and a freelance writer. Her areas of expertise include ethics, nutrigenetics, gastrointestinal physiology, and research methodology. Baumler lives in Minnesota and earned BS and PhD degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Megan Dennis Baumler, PhD, RD, CD has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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Accreditation Information

Certificates provided by accrediting body (2 Match)

  • Commission on Dietetic Registration

    1.00HOURS

    Relias LLC is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). Continuing Professional Education Provider Accreditation does not constitute endorsement by CDR of a provider, program, or materials. CDR Credentialed Practitioners will receive 1.0 Continuing Professional Education units (CPEUs) for completion of this activity/material.

    Activity Number: 128173 Learning Need Code(s): 3020, 3040, 3060, 3070 CPE Level: Level III

    Dietitians/nutritionists may submit activity evaluations directly to CDR; QualityCPE@eatright.org, or mail to: Commission on Dietetic Registration, Attn: Accredited Provider Unit, 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2190, Chicago, IL 60606-6995.

    Critical Thinking Evaluation Tool
  • Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition

    1.00HOURS

    Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition accepts medical errors courses approved by any Board within the Division of Medical Quality Assurance of the Florida Department of Health. Relias Learning, LLC is an approved provider of continuing education in nursing by the Florida Department of Health, Board of Nursing, provider # 50-290. This course is approved for 1.0 contact hours.


Course Details

  • Course Code:

    REL-ACU-0-RD273-60
  • Hours:

    1.00
  • Type:

    Online Course
  • Release Date:

    2020-01-01
  • Expiration Date:

    2022-12-31
  • Learning Objectives:

    Compare the pros and cons of enteral versus parenteral nutrition in the treatment of HG.; Describe assessment findings, including signs and symptoms, along with pertinent lab values.; Discuss the etiology and pathophysiology of HG.; Explain treatment options for HG.
  • Target Audience:

    The target audience for this course is: Dietitians; in the following settings: Acute Care Facility.
  • Course Delivery Method and Format:

    Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
    Relias has a grievance policy in place to facilitate reports of dissatisfaction. Relias will make every effort to resolve each grievance in a mutually satisfactory manner. In order to report a complaint or grievance please contact Relias.
    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Support by completing the web form (https://www.relias.com/help) or by using the chat functionality.
    All courses offered by Relias, LLC are developed from a foundation of diversity, inclusiveness, and a multicultural perspective. Knowledge, values and awareness related to cultural competency are infused throughout the course content.
    Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply any endorsement, recommendation, or favoring of, or affiliation with, Relias, LLC.
    All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
    To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
  • Accommodations:

    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support here.
  • Disclosures:

    Expert Reviewers, Instructors, and Staff Writers disclosures will be listed above after the individuals' biographical paragraph. All other members involved within the planning of this educational activity have declared no conflict of interest exists when planning and developing this course.
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