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CE: Maternal / Newborn Nursing CE-01: Prenatal Assessment and Care
No. Competency Item NAC DEV COM DTE EXC
CE-01-01 Demonstrate knowledge of human anatomy and physiology in relation to pregnancy.
  Demonstrate knowledge of pregnancy:          
  • presumptive signs of pregnancy
  • CE-01-03
  • probable signs of pregnancy
  • CE-01-04
  • positive signs of pregnancy
  • CE-01-05
  • physiological changes
  • CE-01-06
  • EDC (expected date of confinement)
  • CE-01-07
  • psychological signs
  • CE-01-08
  • prenatal classes.
  •   Demonstrate the ability to perform full health assessment related to pregnancy such as:          
  • last menstrual cycle
  • CE-01-10
  • number of pregnancies (gravida, para)
  • CE-01-11
  • fundal height
  • CE-01-12
  • auscultation of fetal heart
  • CE-01-13
  • testing of urine.
  • CE-01-14 Demonstrate the ability to teach the pregnant client in relation to prenatal care.
      Demonstrate knowledge of complications associated with pregnancy such as:          
  • abortion
  • CE-01-16
  • abruptio placenta
  • CE-01-17
  • eclampsia
  • CE-01-18
  • ectopic pregnancy
  • CE-01-19
  • effects of substance abuse
  • CE-01-20
  • gestational diabetes mellitus
  • CE-01-21
  • hyperemesis gravidarum
  • CE-01-22
  • inuterine growth retardation
  • CE-01-23
  • malposition of fetus
  • CE-01-24
  • placenta previa
  • CE-01-25
  • transient hypertension.
  • CE-01-26 Demonstrate the ability to teach the client about complications of pregnancy.
      Demonstrate knowledge and ability to apply fetal monitor to facilitate a "Non-Stress" test:          
  • prepare client for application of "Non-stress" test
  • CE-01-28
  • assist appropriate health professional with on-going monitoring and report results.
  •   Demonstrate ability to provide nursing interventions to alter non-reactive fetal monitoring reading by:          
  • positioning client
  • CE-01-30
  • offering juice or ice water
  • CE-01-31
  • providing oxygen.
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