Importance of Obstetrics and
Ensuring healthy antenatal period followed by a safe normal delivery
with a healthy child and an uneventful post partum period. Prompt and efficient
cares during obstetrical emergencies also prevent so many of complications. The
importance of the obstetric and gynecology nursing are:
Equip the nurse with the knowledge and understanding of the Anatomy and
physiology of reproductive organ be able to apply it in practice
With a good knowledge of obstetric drugs including, the effect of
diseases their Complications and know how to deal with them.
Develop skills in carrying out antenatal care and be able to detect any
abnormality, recognize and prevent complications.
Select high risk cases for hospital delivery and provide health
Develop skills in supporting the women in labour, maintain proper
records, and deliver her safely and resuscitate her new born when necessary.
Be able to care for the mother and baby during the post partum period
and be able to identify abnormalities and help them to get-over it.
Be able to educate them on care of the baby, immunization, family
guidance and family spacing.
Be ready to offer advice to support the mother and understand her
problems as a mature, kind and helpful nurse.