Course Module

Placenta (2018) - Microsoft Word document*

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Online Resources

Needed for completion of module

Placenta Slide Show

Facebook Group

Patricia Edmonds facebook group, The Placenta: A Guide for Examination

Websites

Videos

Examination of the Placenta

Reproductive Health Library

(15:25)

This video demonstrates the methods for examination of the placenta.

 

Placenta Examination

Gloria Lemay 

06:43

Healthy, full term placenta features. Gloria Lemay

 

Umbilical Vessels & the Ductus Venosus

Khan Academy

(12:32)

Watch as fetal blood goes through umbilical vessels and takes a shortcut through the Ductus Venosus to make it back to the heart. Rishi is a pediatric infectious disease physician and works at Khan Academy. Created by Rishi Desai. 

Meet the Placenta! | Reproductive System Physiology

Khan Academy

(12:32)

Learn how the needs of the fetus are met by the placenta, which is a special organ that belongs to both the mother and the fetus! Rishi is a pediatric infectious disease physician and works at Khan Academy. Created by Rishi Desai. Watch the next lesson: https://www.khanacademy.org/test-prep/nclex-rn/rn-reproductive-system-physiology/rn-reproductive-system/v/reproductive-cycle-graph-follicular-phase?utm_source=YT&utm_medium=Desc&utm_campaign=Nclex-rn Missed the previous lesson?