AWHONN Advanced Fetal Heart Monitoring Course - VIRTUAL COURSE - December 8, 2020


The Advanced FHM Course is a one-day workshop focusing on the application of advanced fetal heart monitoring knowledge and skills in intrapartum nursing practice. The content presented in the workshop builds upon the essential knowledge and skills gained through the Intermediate Course.

This course uses a case study approach focusing on analysis of complicated FHM characteristics/patterns and related case information, and emphasizes:

  • Underlying maternal-fetal physiology
  • Instrumentation
  • Interpretation
  • Intervention
  • Verbal and written communication skills

Expected Level of the Learner

It is expected that the participant already have basic knowledge and skills in the following areas:

  • Maternal physiologic changes of pregnancy
  • Fetal growth and development
  • Methods of fetal monitoring
  • Preparation of patient for set-up and initiation of external or internal fetal monitoring components
  • Obtaining and maintaining tracings that document fetal heart rate and uterine contractions
  • Interpretation of uterine contraction frequency, duration, and baseline resting tone
  • Identification of the baseline fetal heart rate, variability and deviations
  • Indicated clinical interventions
  • Communication and documentation strategies
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Event description:

Continuing Education Credit

Participants who attend the full workshop earn 8.0 conact hurs for continuing nursing education or 6.0 contact hours for continuing medical education.  (Please note:  Before taking the Advanced Fetal Monitoring Course you will need to ask your manager if you are required to take the post course test.  This test is online through AWHONN.  All participants will be provided with instructions to go online to evaluae the course, select or decline the test, and follow the instructions on how to print a cerfiticate.  If you celine the test, you will not have the option to change your selection.)  

AWHONN is accredited as a provider of continuing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center Commission on Accreditation. AWHONN holds a California CNE Provider # CEP 00580, Florida BON # 50-4759 and Alabama #ABNP 0058.

Registration Information

Due to program format, space is limited.  Preregistration is required.  The program fee includes:  nursing contact hours, and participant packet.

CJFHC reserves the right to cancel the program should there be an insuficient number of participants.

Registration deadline:  November 27, 2020

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Course Material

In order to facilitate successful completion of the Advanced Course, participants are expected to review the required textbook: Fetal Heart Monitoring Principles and Practices, FIFTH EditionNote: the new edition of this required textbook is not included in the course fee and may be purchased separately (see registration form).

Zoom link will be sent in advance of the course date.

For more information:
Please call Fran Lo Raso at 732-937-5437 or click here to email.


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