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Maternal–Newborn and Inpatient Obstetrics Certification Preparation Course at UIC or online

Event Type
Perinatal Educators of Illinois
Nov 6, 2023   8:00 am - 4:30 pm  
Carol Burke
$150 (2 days) or $200 (3 days)
Originating Calendar
UIC Perinatal Center Courses and Conferences

This is an advanced course to assist the nurse eligible for certification by the National Certification Corporation (NCC) to prepare and sit for the computer-based Maternal Newborn or Inpatient Obstetrics Examination. Eligibility for the certification examination is a minimum of two years clinical practice and 2000 hours (equates to 0.5FTE for 2 years).

See for certification examination registration information.

This course is not sponsored by NCC.

No Refunds

For Maternal Newborn $150 

Attend days 1& 2     

• Normal / High risk pregnancy

• Postpartum / Newborn

For Inpatient Obstetrics  $200 

 Attend days 1,2,3    

• Day 3 = Advanced EFM & L&D

Registration Fee: (Includes link to electronic handouts) $150.00 Maternal Newborn Course (2 days) $200.00 Inpatient Obstetric Course (3 days)

Space is limited and classes usually fill quickly, however a minimum of 15 registrants is required to hold this class. Approximately 2 weeks prior to the class, you will be notified if the class has reached the minimum number and you will receive additional course information and a link for the handouts. In addition, just prior to the first class, you are required to apply for the certification exam at Proof of examination application must be presented at the first class.

Class registration closes when there are 24 registrants and/or 2 weeks prior to class.


Carol Burke APRN/CNS, MSN, RNC-OB, CEFM is a perinatal clinical nurse specialist. With over 40 years experience, Carol is a published author and frequent speaker at national and local seminars. She is active with AWHONN, March of Dimes Perinatal Advisory Committee, and editorial board for the Journal of Perinatal and Neonatal Nursing and the Journal for Women’s Health. Candidates completing her course have over a 98% rate of success. 

Contact hours:

This activity has been awarded contact hours by the Ohio Nurses Association: Days 1&2=14.0 hrs.; Day 3=7.0 hrs.  The faculty and planners have declared that this educational activity is without conflict of interest. Criteria for successful completion and receipt of contact hours for this educational activity includes: 1) Learner’s signature on sign-in sheet  2) Learner attending the entire 2-day program and if appropriate, the Day 3 program for additional L&D content and participating in all activities 3) Learner submitting a completed evaluation form at the end of each program.

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