• May 14, 2019
    7:30 am - 4:30 pm

This offering is an extension of FM 1 and includes NICHD language review as well as FHR genesis and pathophysiology. Instructors use actual fetal monitor strips and case studies to discuss acid/base balance and its effects on the FHR, with an emphasis on abnormal FHR rhythms and arrhythmias. Legal issues surrounding nursing care in the (more…)


  • August 22, 2019
    7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Fetal Monitoring 1 is a basic fetal monitoring class designed for the nurse who is new to obstetrics. This offering uses case studies and strip review to cover the basic concepts of Fetal Monitoring to include different methods of monitoring, FHR baseline, variability, physiology of FHR patterns and associated interventions. This offering is best suited (more…)


  • August 23, 2019
    7:30 am - 4:30 pm

This offering is for nurses new to obstetrics. The program begins with a review of reproductive pathophysiology and proceeds to methods of inducing or augmenting labor, comfort measures for labor, the nurses role in Cesarean sections, VBAC’s, the use of IUPC’s and ends with discussion of legal issues, standards of care, and case studies. Location: (more…)


  • August 26, 2019
    7:30 am - 4:30 pm

This offering examines the transition of newborns to extra-uterine life. The participant will be able to identify assessments and interventions that support the newborn’s physical, neurosensory and emotional adjustment to the birth process and list ways to promote the health of newborns and their families. The special needs of the late preterm infant are also (more…)


  • August 27, 2019
    7:30 am - 4:30 pm

This offering covers postpartum assessment of the mother for vaginal and C/S birth; priorities in postpartum discharge teaching; assessment and intervention for maternal postpartum mood disorders; assessment, education, and referral for domestic violence; and counseling and caring for families with a perinatal loss. Location: Dunn Tower, Rio Grande Room This course offers 6.5 CEU’s (more…)


  • September 11, 2019
    7:30 am - 4:30 pm

This offering is designed to familiarize novice nurses with Perioperative Guidelines as promulgated by AWHONN and to give direction in applying these guidelines in their own practice in order to provide “same standards of care” in the Perinatal Perioperative setting. The offering will familiarize nurses with the assessment, interventions and evaluations of the Perinatal Perioperative (more…)


  • September 13, 2019
    7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Upon completion of this offering, participants will be able to define methods of antepartum testing, identify multidisciplinary components of the nursing care plan for the long-term antepartal patient, describe the physical and psychosocial effects of bed rest, examine hyperemesis, gall bladder disease, pyelonephritis and surgical procedures during the antepartum period and list nursing interventions related (more…)


  • September 24, 2019
    7:30 am - 4:30 pm

This full day offering includes strategies on managing breastfeeding during the maternity hospital stay. The program will begin with the evidence for the Joint Commission Perinatal core measure for exclusive breastfeeding. Additional presentations and interactive sessions will provide useful tools related to managing common breastfeeding challenges and communication strategies. Participants will learn how healthcare provider’ (more…)