Cervical Ripening

  • Date: February 23, 2015
  • Time: 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
  • Location: Personal Care, Inc., Falls City, NE

Target Audience

Target Audience

Falls City nurses who work in labor and delivery with induction and augmentation of labor.



Value: $150
$0 with promo code: 100PD

Course DescriptionCourse Description

Purpose Statement: This program will provide information about nursing care of the woman receiving cervical ripening.

Participants will be able to:

  • Identify the patient safety issues and medical-legal implications of cervical ripening.
  • Explore cervical ripening to include: methods, indications and contraindications, risks, informed consent and the procedure.
  • Discuss nursing care of the patient receiving cervical ripening.



TimeAgenda Item
8:45am - 9:00am Registration
9:00am - 9:30am              Patient Safety Issues and Medical-Legal Implications
9:30am - 10:15am Methods of Ripening, Indications and Contra-indications, Risks, Informed Consent, and Procedure
10:15-10:30 Break
10:30 - 11:00am Nursing Care of the Patient Receiving Cervical Ripening
11:00 - 11:30am Written Post-assessment and Review of Answers
11:30 - 12:45pm Cervical Ripening Case Reviews
12:45pm - 1:00pm Evaluation
1:00pm Adjourn                                                           


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

Credits/CEUs Credit Information

Nebraska Methodist College Center for Professional and Continuing Education 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 infirmation on continuing education requirements is your state or national regulatory board.

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

3.75 contact hours awarded
Master Code #:   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.

3.75 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.

Nebraska Methodist College Center for Professional and Continuing Education recognizes that accredited status as a provider unit refers only to its continuing education activities and does not imply American Nurses Credentialing Center Commission of Accreditation, any other accrediting body, or Methodist Health System approval or endorsement of any commercial products.

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