In Focus CNE
Contemporary Management of Complicated Monochorionic Twins
A total of one contact hour may be earned as CNE credit for reading “Contemporary Management of Complicated Monochorionic Twins”, and for completing an online post-test and evaluation
The Association of Women's Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accrditation.
AWHONN holds a California BRN number, California CNE Provider #CEP580
Monochorionic twins are at increased risk for unique complications including twin–twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS), selective intrauterine growth restriction (sIUGR), and twin-reversed arterial perfusion (TRAP) sequence. Twin–twin transfusion syndrome is treated with laser photocoagulation whereas selective reduction is an option in previable sIUGR or TRAP sequence. The nurse is integral in the management, education, care and support of women with complicated pregnancies.