Utilizing Levine’s Conservation Model in Second-Stage Labor Care
Abstract: Childbirth educators should be aware of nursing interventions in obstetric care to prepare clients for options that the expectant family may encounter. Nursing interventions may be based on conceptual or theoretical frameworks. Nursing conceptual frameworks guide nursing practice by providing descriptions, propositions, and integrated concepts that specifies a systematic guideline to deliver nursing care. This article will describe Levine’s Conservation Model and its usage by a women’s health clinical nurse specialist in the planning of care for women during second-stage labor.
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The International Childbirth Education Association (ICEA) is a professional organization that supports educators and health care professionals who believe in freedom to make decisions based on knowledge of alternatives in family-centered maternity and newborn care.