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Sterile Water Injections for Lower Back Pain in Labor

by David Carter-Plake, LM, CPM
  • Duration: 60 Mins
  • Credits: 1 CERP, 1 R-CERP, 0.1 Midwifery CEU
  • Learning Format: Webinar
  • Handout: No
  • Origin: MANA 2019
Abstract:

This offering will introduce learners to the use of sterile water injections as an alternative pain relief method for lower back pain during labor. A review of lower back anatomy and causes of lower back pain during labor will provide a solid knowledge base before learning the principles of intradermal analgesia, including how to place intradermal sterile water injections for lower back pain management in labor. Participants must be willing to actively participate in hands-on practice on one another of intradermal injections in both the arm and lower back.

Learning Objectives:

Objective 1: Participants will be able to list 3 etiologies of lower back pain in labor;

Objective 2: Participants will be able to list 3 benefits of sterile water injections for management of lower back pain in labor;

Objective 3: Participants will be able to list any contraindications to sterile water injections for management of lower back pain in labor;

Objective 4: Participants will be able to create an informed consent for use of sterile water injections for lower back pain in labor.

Categories: Midwifery
Presentations: 5  |  Hours / CE Credits: 5  |  Viewing Time: 5 Weeks