Obstetrics and Gynecology Nursing

Obstetrics and gynecology nursing refers to the special care for women during pregnancy and childbirth and in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the female reproductive organs. Obstetrical nurses perform postoperative care on a surgical unit, cardiac monitoring, vascular monitoring, health assessments and stress test evaluations. Employment as an OB nurse offers many opportunities for career and personal growth.

OB/GYN workplaces

  • Obstetrics and gynecology physician's office
  • Hospital maternity ward
  • Midwife practice
  • Family planning center
  • Private birthing centers
  • Urgent care clinics
  • Community clinics
  • Army