Specialty Courses

AWHONN Intermediate Fetal Monitoring

Who should take the course?

We designed this course for clinicians who have completed basic fetal monitoring training and use fetal heart monitoring in the intrapartum setting. Participants must have at least 6 months of fetal monitoring experience.

Course Covers

The AWHONN intermediate fetal monitoring course addresses principles of fetal heart monitoring, including:

  • Performing Leopold maneuvers
  • Placement of an intrauterine pressure catheter and fetal spiral electrode
  • Interpretation of fetal monitoring tracings using a case-based approach
  • Identification of physiologically based clinical interventions
  • Communication and risk management principles

Course Delivery

This course includes lecture and hands-on skill stations. Online prerequisite education is required prior to attending the one-day course. Successful completion of the online knowledge validation test is required to receive CNE/CME for the course.

  • Course length: 8 hours
  • CNE/CME contact hours: 11.25/11.25 (0.5 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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