Hospital Peanut Ball Training InformationPEANUT BALL TRAINING FOR NURSES
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Educational Resources for Nurses
We love working with hospitals. Learning how to integrate the Peanut Ball into their program. We provide hospital Peanut Ball training resources for nurses. These resources are perfect for:
- Nursing skills lab
- Training nurses on the proper use of the Peanut Ball
- Determining the correct size and position for their patient in labor
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FREE GIFT TO YOU!
As our gift to you, we have a Free PDF Peanut Ball Labor and Delivery Nurse Packet for hospitals, nurses, and midwives. In the comments section, include where you work when you request it here. It includes: sizes of peanut balls for your unit, different peanut ball positions, how to size Peanut Balls for each patient, and the evidence based research on the Peanut Ball.
Proven Research of the Benefits of the Peanut Ball
Improve Patient Satisfaction
71% positive feedback from laboring women-Payton, Carol L., “Use of the Peanut Ball to Decrease First and Second Stages of Labor” (2015).
Peanut Ball Decreases the Length of Labor
Reduce the length of labor by 90 min during the first stage of labor and 22 min during the second stage of labor-Tussey and Botsios, Reducing Length of Labor and Cesarean Surgery Rate Using a Peanut Ball for Women Laboring With an Epidural – PMC (nih.gov) ( 2015)
Correct Peanut Ball Training Reduces Cesarean Rates
Cesarean rates were impressive decrease by 12% “Decrease the length of labor with the use of a labor ball with patients that receive an epidural” (2011)
In a research study, 6 months after nurses attend an in-service training on how to correctly use the peanut balls, researchers found that training nurses decreased the cesarean rate by another 6% –Palladino, Jena, Severi, Erica R., Bowman, Donna, Nurse-Driven Labor Initiatives to Reduce Cesarean Rates – Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing (jognn.org) ( 2019) Nurses were trained with the Peanut Ball Set of 5 Charts along with The Peanut Ball: Basic and Advanced Techniques for Use During Labor and Delivery book.
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