WICC - Basic Fetal Monitoring: An Introduction to Fetal Heart Monitoring, 2023
Fetal monitoring is a specialized skill and requires advanced assessment and clinical assessment skills. New nurses in the Labor and Delivery environment need to obtain basic fetal monitoring interpretation skills. Non-licensed personnel should not be delegated to interpret fetal heart monitoring however, are an integral part of the team and should be familiar with the terminology and interventions regularly utilized. This program provides education on the basic concepts in fetal heart monitoring.
This activity provides continuing education for nurses. A certificate of attendance is available for other attendees.
- Describe clinical interventions related to fetal monitoring and maternal-fetal physiology.
- Assess fetal monitoring tracings utilizing standardized National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) terminology.
- Interpret electronic fetal monitoring (EFM) tracings, analyze uterine activity and discuss contraction impact on fetal oxygenation.
- Effectively communicate patient data through verbal and documentation methods
Women and Infants Clinical Community (WICC), Clinical Nurse Specialist Committee. Presenter(s) have no financial or non-financial relationships to disclose.
DHA J-7 staff, Planning Committee Members and reviewers have no financial or non-financial interest to disclose. All faculty members have no financial or non-financial interest to disclose.
- 3.50 ANCCThe DHA, J-7, CEPO is accredited by the Joint Accreditation/ Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) to provide this Continuing Nursing Education Enduring Material (Home Study) for a maximum of 3.50 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 3.50 Certificate of Attendance
- 3.50 IPCEThis activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners can receive up to 3.50 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change. In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by DHA, J-7, CEPO. DHA, J-7, CEPO is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), the Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry's Council on Optometric Practitioner Education (ARBO/COPE), the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), the American Psychological Association (APA), the American Dental Association’s Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP), and Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) to provide continuing education for the health care team.