Learning Outcomes for Study Session 3

When you have studied this session, you should be able to:

3.1  Define and use correctly all of the key terms printed in bold. (SAQ 3.7)

3.2  Assess the individual needs of the woman in labour and provide care accordingly. (SAQs 3.1 and 3.7)

3.3  Provide emotional and psychological support for the woman in labour. (SAQ 3.1)

3.4  Perform proper maternal and fetal monitoring and recording in the first and second stages of labour. (SAQs 3.2, 3.3, 3.5 and 3.6)

3.5  Prepare delivery equipment for a normal birth. (SAQ 3.4)

3.6  Adopt standard hygiene precautions and infection prevention in delivery care. (SAQs 3.4 and 3.7)

3.1  Assessing the needs of the woman in labour