- February 4, 2019
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
- February 5, 2019
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
IMPORTANT Information: You must purchase your own student materials and bring to CLASS (Ordering info below) AWHONN 2019 IFMC Flyer
This comprehensive 2-day instructor-led course, revised in 2017, is critical for enhancing and validating nurses and physicians’ ability to interpret and respond to fetal heart monitoring tracings. This course may be used to support preparation for certification examinations.
This course assumes that the learner has previously completed entry-level/basic fetal monitoring education. It is designed for perinatal clinicians who utilize fetal heart monitoring in the intrapartum setting.
If there is any question or concern about one’s eligibility or suitability to attend this course please contact the course facilitator, Vicki Christie at Vicki.Christie@hcahealthcare.com before registering.
Continuing Education Credit
- CNE’s – 18; CME’s – 15.25
- Contact hours will be awarded upon successful completion of the IFMC. No partial credit will be awarded.
Required Course Materials
Participants must purchase an original Intermediate Course Student Packet from Kendall Hunt Publishing. Ordering from another place such as Amazon will result in a used, incomplete packet regardless of what is advertised. You may not use someone’s used materials. You will not be able to take this class if you do not have the required student materials.
In addition, it is strongly suggested that participants read the AWHONN’s Fetal Heart Monitoring Principles and Practices Textbook, 5th Edition prior to attending the course.
Ordering Information for Course Materials
Upon registration, you will be given your course number to order your manuals. You will not be able to get the student materials without this course number. Both the student pack and textbook may be purchased by contacting Kendall Hunt Publishing Co. at 1-800-338-8290. The ISBN number for the student pack is 978-1-5249-3365-4 at a cost of $120 plus tax and Shipping/Handling. The cost of the most current print edition of FHM Principles & Practices Textbook is $74.95 plus tax and Shipping/Handling; The eBook version is $34.96 plus tax and Shipping/Handling for one-year subscription. It takes about 5-7 days to receive the order. Payment can be made to Kendall Hunt via MasterCard, Visa or American Express.
Separate Course Registration Fee:
HACPP Member Hospitals – $90
HACPP Affiliate Member Hospitals – $100
Contract /Traveler Nurses/Non-Member Hospitals – $130
Refunds and substitutions will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Class Schedule / Info:
Day 1: 0730-0800 Registration and Continental Breakfast
0800-1430 Class Content
Day 2: 0730-0800 Registration and Continental Breakfast
0800-1400 Class Content
A Continental Breakfast and afternoon Cookie Break are included both days.
Lunch and Parking are on your own.
There is a cafeteria on-site and parking is $10/day
Register with Vicki Christie at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please include the date you want to take the class and your name, email address, phone number, and place of employment.
Also, indicate whether you are a regular employee of that facility or are a contract / traveling nurse there.
Upon registration, you will be contacted by email to confirm the registration.
You will be provided with the course number necessary to order the Student Pack and information as to the amount of the separate registration fee and instructions as to where to mail the payment.
In this two-day AWHONN (Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nursing) Fetal Monitoring workshop
participants analyze case scenarios using key physiologic principles covered in the course. These principles are supported by recent evidence based practice contained in the latest version of the Fetal Heart Monitoring Principles and Practices Manual, which must be read before class. The sessions offer demonstration, practice, and testing of the following skills: auscultation, Leopold’s Maneuvers, placement of an intrauterine pressure catheter and spiral electrode, tracing interpretation, identification of indicated interventions and communication and documentation.
Location: Classroom 101
AWHONN provides 18 CEU’s