Basic Fetal Heart Monitoring Course

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Take the first step towards fetal monitoring expertise – baby saving starts before birth.

Course Description

  • Basic Fetal Heart Monitoring begins with understanding intrauterine concepts of antepartum care with antenatal testing
  • Learn to prepare the mother for a successful outcome by determining the risk factors that contribute to poor outcomes
  • This course includes a didactic presentation and practice strips

Course Content

  • Palpation for assessing uterine contraction
  • Auscultation for assessing fetal heart rate
  • TOCO for evaluating uterine contractions
  • Ultrasound for determining fetal heart rate
  • Intrauterine Pressure Catheters (fluid filled and solid filled)
  • Fetal Spiral Electrode for determining variability of the fetal heart rate
  • Obstetric problems which may put the mother at high risk
  • Genetic problems requiring consultation to choose the appropriate course of action
  • Intrapartum surveillance requiring fetal heart monitoring assess the fetus throughout the journey down the birth canal
  • Intrapartum complications related to maternal physiologic changes of pregnancy
  • Identification of complex fetal heart rate monitoring tracing characteristics related to arrhythmias and sinusoidal patterns

At the conclusion of this course, the learner will be able to:

  • Describe oxygen transport principles
  • Identify fetal heart monitoring principles
  • Describe antenatal testing concepts
  • Describe physiological principles related to goals and interventions of antenatal testing
  • Evaluation and intervention for patients undergoing antennal texting
  • Analyze fetal cardiac arrhythmia patterns and describe outcomes associated with these patterns
  • Identify complex fetal heart monitoring patterns utilizing current NICHD ACOG FHM terminology and categories
  • Apply perinatal risk management principles, communication techniques and documentation strategies relating to challenging scenarios

Intended Audience

  • This class is designed for those planning to care for patients in the Labor & Delivery Department setting
  • RN students and new grad nurses who plan to apply for L & D positions are encouraged to enroll

Course Completion

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Basic Fetal Heart Monitoring Certificate of Completion

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Continuing Education Certificate included at no extra charge

Receive all of the above on the same day!

FAQ

Will I become certified after the class?

You will receive a Certificate of Completion, showing successful course completion and competency along with knowledge of the material covered during the class. The Basic  Fetal Heart Monitoring class is not an AWHONN course. AWHONN offers intermediate and advanced Certification Fetal Heart Monitoring classes. 

Schedules and Registration

$140.00 – Classroom Course

Includes Certificate of Completion and Certificate of Continuing Education

Enter Promo Code “BABY-20” for a $20 discount!

All below dates are available. Please register by clicking your preferred date below:

  • Natalia K. AvatarNatalia K.

    good prices, good trainings. I took 3 or 4 - 6/24/2019 

  • Terrie R. AvatarTerrie R.

    Great people and great classes. This is the place to go if you are in a pinch to get your certification or just to renew on time. This is my fourth time taking classes there and I will be returning. - 8/03/2019 

  • Swati U. AvatarSwati U.

    Their customer service was excellent & efficient . Dealt with mike through email. Will look forward to booking in the future ! - 6/24/2019 

  • Anmol C. AvatarAnmol C.

    Mike is a great instructor. He is so knowledgeable and intelligent. Done ACLS and NRP with him and i am thinking to do other courses from his institution as well. - 8/03/2019 

  • Sophia F. AvatarSophia F.

    Great ACLS course, time efficient and easy to follow. Instructor was very laid back and easy to ask questions of. - 10/24/2018 

  • Gabi G. AvatarGabi G.

    Very friendly staff, clean classrooms and working equipment. Originally I was only looking for PALS and ACLS classes but ended up adding a basic ECG class cause their deal packages made it worth it. - 10/24/2018 

  • Gabriela I. AvatarGabriela I.

    Loved how straight to the point the class was, the instructor was very helpful. Will definitely be coming back once I need to renew my cpr certification. - 9/24/2019 

  • sarah p. Avatarsarah p.

    Great place for learning skills. Instructors are motivated and enthusiastic. - 10/03/2019 

  • Salvador H. AvatarSalvador H.

    Great experience. David made the class light and entertaining. He was able to cater to everyone's level of ecg knowledge. He even took some time to explain some rhythms to a participant of the class who was not familiar with them. I would gladly repeat the course with them again. - 3/03/2020 

  • Desiree H. AvatarDesiree H.

    Had a great experience in my learning endeavors. The teachers took the time to help you understand the concepts and to practice good form when doing the procedures. I feel confident about my work, did well in the class. Would recommend this to my family and friends. - 10/24/2018 

  • scott s. Avatarscott s.

    Great place to take a class. Low stress atmosphere and great teaching staff. Mike knows his stuff and makes the class relatable. - 8/03/2019 

  • Shanna M. AvatarShanna M.

    Fantastic experience. I did my EKG certification course and they made it very stress free and fun. It's also a plus that it only takes three days and they have plenty of equipment to practice skills on. I'll definitely return for other certs. - 1/03/2020 

  • Matthew S. AvatarMatthew S.

    David was a Great Instructor!Cal-Med training center is fantastic!!! - 8/03/2019 

  • Nataly K. AvatarNataly K.

    good prices, good trainings. I took 3 or 4 - 8/03/2019 

  • Megan R. AvatarMegan R.

    Great, easy way to refresh skills that you may not have used in a while and would like some practice with the help of someone who does it everyday and is very experienced. - 1/03/2020 

  • sarah p. Avatarsarah p.

    Great place for learning skills. Instructors are motivated and enthusiastic. - 9/24/2019 

  • Anmol C. AvatarAnmol C.

    Mike is a great instructor. He is so knowledgeable and intelligent. Done ACLS and NRP with him and i am thinking to do other courses from his institution as well. - 5/24/2019 

  • Marina K. AvatarMarina K.

    An awesome class with a plenty chances to try out your skills. Very friendly and stress-free environment. Thank you David! - 10/03/2019 

  • Bruno C. AvatarBruno C.

    I should start by saying that Mike is an awesome instructor. He's very knowledgeable and really cares about his students. The EKG classes were fun and time went by so fast. Highly recommend to anyone Cal Med Training Center. - 2/24/2019 

  • Fermin A. AvatarFermin A.

    Venue and class size is very conducive for learning. Excellent materials for audio-visual and book learners. High professionalism of instructors. I just did my IV therapy and Blood Withdrawal Training with them and I am coming back on January 2019 for ACLS Training and certification. More power to my instructor and thank you! - 11/24/2018 

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