2019 Intermediate Fetal Monitoring

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2019 Intermediate Fetal Monitoring

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Information

**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. 

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.

Intended Audience















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.







Objectives















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.

     

    Course Location















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







  • Education Resource Center, Classroom 4 (park in ramp and take SE elevators to Level G) 

     

    Cost/Class Materials







  • $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 Stations 

  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 

















Continuing Education Credits















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.















Refund Policy















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.















Cancellation Policy















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.















More information or to schedule a course at your facility:















Please contact Melanie Hermann, Perinatal Clinical Nurse Specialist, at (515) 451-3480 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.