Specialty Courses

AWHONN Advanced Fetal Monitoring

Who should take the course?

This course is designed for perinatal clinicians who previously completed the AWHONN intermediate fetal monitoring course, a comparable fetal monitoring educational program and/or who hold certification or added credentials in fetal heart monitoring.

Course Covers

The AWHONN advanced fetal monitoring course expands on knowledge and physiological principals presented in the AWHONN intermediate fetal monitoring course. This course emphasizes:

  • The physiology of fetal-maternal oxygenation
  • Interpretation of tracings
  • The selection of clinical interventions
  • Perinatal risk-management principles

Course Delivery

This course uses a case study approach to focus on the analysis of maternal-fetal physiology related to complex clinical information and fetal heart rate tracings. An optional knowledge integration test is available.

  • Course length: 8 hours
  • CNE/CME contact hours: 7.0/7.0 (0.75 hours pharmacology credits available)*

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Disclaimer: The Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Accredited status does not imply endorsement by AWHONN or ANCC of any commercial products discussed/displayed in conjunction with the educational activity.

AWHONN is approved by the California Board of Nursing, Provider #CEP580

*Accreditation Statement – Physicians, this activity was planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of AffinityCE and AWHONN. AffinityCE is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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