At the conclusion of the class, the participant will be able to:
- Identify the purpose of fetal monitoring
- Identify the components of the fetal heart rate and associated physiology
- Describe fetal monitoring baseline characteristics using the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) terminology and criteria.
- Differentiate characteristics of Category I, II, and III patterns
- Explain the instrumentation for fetal heart and uterine activity monitoring.
- Explain various methods of antepartum testing
- Discuss the common nursing interventions related to fetal heart rate patterns and related maternal physiology
- Discuss the components of nursing documentation and communication
7.75 contact hours will be awarded for those who attend the entire educational activity, complete the evaluation and pass the post test.
$50.00 - includes breakfast, lunch, materials, and parking
Course subject to change or cancelation.
Registertration deadline two weeks prior to class. No refunds after this point.