Basic Electronic Fetal Monitoring

  • Date: May 13, 2015
  • Time: 8:00 am to 4:45 pm
  • Location: Women’s Medical Office Building, Bernard Room, 717 North 190th Street Plaza, Omaha, NE 68022

Target Audience

Target Audience

Nurses- novice health professionals working with obstetric patients.

Cost

Cost

Value: $300
Cost: $105 with promo code 65PD

Methodist and Jennie Ed employees please use the 2015 health system promo code for a 100% discount.
Perinatal Outreach sites, please use your 2015 discount promo code.

Course Description

Course Description

This fetal heart monitoring course is for the novice health professional working with obstetric patients. It provides the basic principles and concepts in the physiology of fetal monitoring through documentation.

Objectives:

  • Describe the physiological basis for fetal monitoring.  
  • Discuss instrumentation for fetal heart rate and uterine activity monitoring.
  • Identify basic fetal heart rate patterns using the NICHD criteria.  
  • List intrauterine resuscitation measures including the rationale.
  • Identify intrapartum management algorithms for fetal heart rate patterns and uterine tachysystole.
  • Discuss documentation and legal issues related to electronic fetal monitoring.

 

Agenda

Agenda

TimeAgenda
7:45 am - 8:00 am Registration
8:00 am - 8:30 am Overview & Introduction
8:30 am - 9:30 am Physiology of Fetal Monitoring
9:30 am - 9:45 am Break
9:45 am - 11:45 am Instrumentation/Basic Pattern Interpretation/Application
11:45 am - 12:30 pm Lunch (on your own)
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Basic Pattern Interpretation and Application (continued)
2:00 pm - 2:15 pm Break
2:15 pm - 2:45 pm Basic Pattern Interpretation and Application (continued)
2:45 pm - 4:00 pm Management Algorithms for Fetal Heart Rate Patterns and Uterine Tachysystole
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm Documentation and Legal Issues
4:30 pm - 4:45 pm Evaluations and Adjournment

 

Speakers

Speakers

Sue Weekly, RNC-OB, MS, APRN-CNS, C-EFM is a Clinical Nurse Specialist for Methodist Women's Hospital Outreach.
Mary Seger-Barker, MSN, RN, CIMI, C-EFM
is a Clinical Nurse Educator for Methodist Women's Hospital Outreach.


Credits/CEUs

Credit Information

 Nebraska Methodist College Center for Professional and Continuing Educaton awards educational credit to the disciplines listed below. Each professional is accountable to understand their accrediting/licensing body's standards and requirements. The definitive source of information on continuing education requirements is your state or national regulatory board.

In order to obtain contact hours or CEU's for a continuing education event, participants are required to attend the entire event and return a completed evaluation.

Nursing
7.5 contact hours awarded
This includes 0 pharmacology hours for Nurse Practitioners
Master Code  #NE13-16C07
Nebraska Methodist College Center for Professional and Continuing Education is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This includes 0 pharmacology hours.

Education Hours:
7.5 education hours.  
Nebraska Methodist College Center for Professional and Continuing Education assigns education hours based on 60 minutes of classroom instruction for each offering. Participants may use these for their professional continuing education hours and toward re-licensure if so approved within the standards and guidelines of their discipline.

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