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AWHONN Intermediate Fetal Monitoring Course (2 day course)

Event Type
Seminar/Symposium
Topics
education, fetal monitoring, obstetric
Sponsor
UIC Perinatal Center
Location
Advocate South Suburban Hospital
Date
May 18, 2020 - May 19, 2020   7:30 am - 4:30 pm  
Speaker
Sharon Hughes Greene, Joanne Sorce
Cost
UIC Perinatal Network: $240 physicians, $200 nurses, residents: Out of network: $255 physicians, $215 nurses, residents
Registration
tinyurl.com/interFHM
Contact
Joanne Sorce
E-Mail
perinatalcenter@uic.edu
Phone
312-996-4190
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The two-day workshop (18 contact hours and 15.25 CMEs) is offered in a standardized formal that can be used as a competency assessment to validate the knowledge and skills of experienced nurses and physicians.  Participants analyze case scenarios using key physiologic principles.  The sessions offer demonstration, practice, and testing of the following skills: 

  • Auscultation
  • Performing Leopold's Maneuvers
  • Placement of intrauterine pressure catheter and spiral electrode
  • Interpretation of tracings
  • Identification of indicated nursing interventions
  • Communication
  • Documentation

Intended audience: Designed for healthcare professionals who have completed a basic/foundations FHM course and who use fetal heart assessment and monitoring in the perinatal setting. 

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