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Advanced Fetal Heart Monitoring Course

September 15: New York
October 17: Chicago

Continental breakfast and afternoon snack included.

The goal of the course is to prepare clinicians to care for patients with complex fetal heart monitoring tracings by applying advanced principles of maternal-fetal physiology and evidence-based interventions.
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At the end of the course the learner will:

• Identify physiologic principles underlying fetal heart monitoring
• Analyze complex fetal heart monitoring patterns utilizing current NICHD/ACOG FHM terminology and categories
• Apply perinatal risk management principles, communication techniques and documentation strategies related to complex and challenging patient care scenarios

Course Description:

This one-day instructor-led course is designed to prepare clinicians to care for patients with complex conditions and fetal monitoring tracings.


Discussion of advanced principles of maternal-fetal physiology
• Analysis of complex case studies that include recommended interventions
• Refining skills related to communication with colleagues
• Optional online post-test

The text entitled Fetal Heart Monitoring Principles & Practices is a beneficial reference for course preparation.

Target Audience:

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.


CNE Information
8 hours of CNE/6 hours of CME can be earned by attending the course in its entirety and completing an online course evaluation.

Accreditation Statements
Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

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

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