Obstetrics Nurses are in demand because certain states with the highest population growth have an increased demand for both doctors and nonphysician clinicians, such as Obstetric Nurses.
You’ll help with labor and delivery, coaching the mother and providing initial postpartum care, from cleansing to ensuring the newborn can breathe on its own.
You’ll teach women about reproductive and sexual health issues, including fertility treatments, birth control, and how to avoid sexually transmitted diseases.
You’ll assist doctors in performing prenatal screenings and mammograms.
You’ll monitor the mother and fetus’s vital signs prior to delivery.
You’ll administer injections and help new mothers manage their pain after labor.
Hospital maternity wards
Obstetrics and Gynecology offices
Urgent care clinics
Work as a Registered Nurse for two years, gaining 2,000 hours’ experience in Obstetrics.
Pass the Inpatient Obstetric Nursing Certification exam through the National Certification Corporation.
You’re ready to work as an Obstetrics Nurse.