​Ward 2  


Unit Profile 

Unit name

 Ward 2 

Patient population

 Adult Female - High-Risk Antenatal and Obstetrics

Hours of operation

 24 hours / 7 days per week

Number of beds

 21+4 Induction of Labour beds

Occupancy Rate


Staff categories

 Registered Nurse

Patient Educator

Unit Assistant

Patient Care Technician

Primary patient diagnoses

  • High risk antenatal – above 20 weeks gestation
  • Fetal (CTG) Monitoring and Interpretation
  • Induction of labor by Prostin & Misoprostol
  • Pre and Post operative Care
  • Diabetic protocol – random blood sugar testing & rupture and membranes
  • Protocol
  • IV insertion maintenance, blood and blood product administration
  • Management of patients pre and post amniocentesis
  • Intra Uterine transfusion


  •  Routine and Emergency Patient Care
  • Physical Assessment
  • Fetal Surveillance (EFM monitoring and interpretation fetal well being)
  • Induction of labor by Prostin & Misprostol
  • Pre and Post Operative Care, including LSCS
  • Diabetic Protocol – random blood sugar testing
  • PROM (Rupture of Membranes Protocol)
  • IV Therapy, blood and blood product administration
  • Management of patient pre and post amniocentesis/cordocentesis/intra Uterine transfusion
  • Medication Administration
  • Venous Thrombosis Prophylaxis
  • Falls Prevention Programme
  • Wound, Skin Care, Pressure Ulcer Prevention 
  • Pain Management
  • Computerized Physician Order Entry
  • Quadramed Electronic Medical Records 
  • Patient and Family Education 

Nursing care Delivery system

 Total Patient Care in a Partnership Model 

Last Modified

03-Sep-2014 12:47 PM