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Competency-Based Assessments

Maternal Newborn NursingCompetency-Based Assessments

Competency-Based Assessments

1 .
Explain the purpose of cell-free DNA screening, including when it is typically conducted and what conditions it screens for in the first trimester.
2 .
What is the purpose of carrier screening, and what genetic disorders are commonly screened for during pregnancy?
3 .
List three routine lab tests performed in the first trimester and explain why they are important for assessing maternal and fetal health.
4 .
Discuss two essential aspects of patient education when assisting with prenatal testing in the first trimester and identify a nursing action related to informed consent.
5 .
When is the integrated screen part 2 (quad screening) conducted, and what does it screen for?
6 .
What diagnostic tests may be recommended if abnormalities are detected during the second trimester ultrasound?
7 .
Why are second trimester antibody titers checked, and what complication do they aim to prevent?
8 .
Why is monitoring fetal movements important, and how can a nurse assist a pregnant person in performing a kick count?
9 .
What does a BPP assess, and how can a nurse assist a pregnant person undergoing the procedure?
10 .
Why might a health-care provider recommend an NST, and how can a nurse prepare and assist a pregnant person during the test?
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