Postpartum Skills* (PTM211q) 1 credit hour

Co-requisite: Postpartum (PTM251q).
Students learn about the steps of the newborn physical and gestational age exams and evaluation and practice these skills on mannequins. They also practice the use of growth charts and infant scales, estimate blood-loss using synthetic blood, examine placentas, draw cord blood, and practice various forms of cord clamping and cutting. Setting up and cleaning various types of water-birth tubs are also covered.