2018 Intermediate Fetal Monitoring Course

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2018 Intermediate Fetal Monitoring Course

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Course Overview

The purpose of the Intermediate Fetal Monitoring Course is to promote integration of knowledge and skills essential for clinical assessment, promotion, and evaluation of fetal well-being during labor.

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The AWHONN intermediate course is designed for Registered Nurses and physicians who have completed a basic or foundations FHM course and who use fetal heart monitoring technology in the intrapartum perinatal setting.

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On completion of this course, the participant should be able to:

  • Assess EFM tracing utilizing NICHD terminology.
  • Interpret EFM tracings, analyze uterine activity and discuss the implications of contractions on fetal well-being.
  • Describe clinical interventions and the related maternal-fetal physiology.
  • Effectively communicate patient data through verbal and documentation methods.
  • Describe roles and responsibilities of health care providers when using FHM in intrapartum care.
  • Demonstrate selected fetal monitoring skills.

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Blank Children's Hospital – 1200 Pleasant St Des Moines, IA 50309

  • Education Resource Center, Classroom 5 (park in ramp and take SE elevators to Level G) 
  • Blank Children's Hospital - Snow White Conference Room. Located on the 5th  floor of Blank Children's Hospital. 

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  • $220  – includes workbook
  • Registrants are responsible for purchasing or accessing course reading, Fetal Heart Monitoring Principles and Practices, 5th Edition.

Agenda

 Day 1

 

  8:00a 

Sign In 

  8:15

Introduction 

  8:30 

Assessment 

  9:15 

Interpretation 

10:00 

Break

10:15 

Interpretation 

10:45

Techniques 

11:45 

Lunch on your own

12:45p 

Intervention 

  2:00 

Break 

  2:15 

Communication 

  3:15

Synthesis and Evaluation 

  3:45

Summary & Instructions for Skill Stns 

  4:30

Adjourn 

 

 Day 2

 

  8:00a 

Sign In/Introduction 

  8:15

Auscultation Practice & Test 

  9:15

Leopold’s Maneuvers Practice & Test 

10:15

Break 

10:30 

Communication Practice and Test 

11:30 

Lunch on your own

12:30p 

Instrumentation Practice & Test

  1:30

Integration Practice & Test 

  3:30

Break 

  3:45

Summary, Retest, Evaluation 

  4:15

Adjourn 

 

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This program has been approved for 18 contact hours from AWHONN who is accredited as a provider of continuing education in nursing by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. No partial credit will be awarded.

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Blank Children's Hospital reserves the right to cancel the program due to insufficient enrollment or inclement weather. In this event, you will be notified and your entire registration fee refunded.

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Due to the high demand for this course, a processing fee of $30 plus the cost of the workbook and manual (if purchased) will be retained for cancellations less than 5 business days prior to the course. Please email Melanie.hermann@unitypoint.org to cancel.

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Please contact Melanie Hermann, Perinatal Clinical Nurse Specialist, at (515) 241-6439 or melanie.hermann@unitypoint.org for more information.  Minimum class size required.

**Please note: Since this is a two-day course, the date shown reflects the first day of the class only. When you register, you are registered for both days even though only one day is shown.