Hormones in Pregnancy Course Introduction

Course Overview: The goal of this program is to provide nurses and other healthcare professionals with information about hormone changes during pregnancy. The program reviews basic hormone definition, describes glands and target organs, and normal hormone function. In addition, physiological changes related to hormone activity during pregnancy are discussed, along with some practical assessment techniques. See Objectives for specific course goals.

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The target audience for this course is nurses and other healthcare professionals in all health care settings, caring for childbearing families.