This Instructor Trainer led course presents principles and application of adult learning theory as applicable for teaching the Intermediate Fetal Monitoring Course.
AWHONN Course Fees
AWHONN Course fees are dependent upon the location, a private program at your facility or registering for an upcoming course.
Criteria for Participation
The minimum requirements for participating in this course include:
Current AWHONN membership.
Successful completion of the current Intermediate Fetal Monitoring Course within 3 years previous to the Intermediate Instructor Course.
Minimum of 2 years recent direct clinical experience in fetal monitoring
Current direct clinical involvement in fetal monitoring as a staff nurse, physician, manager, clinical nurse specialist, or educator. Current responsibility for the evaluation of fetal monitoring clinical skills of others.
Evidence of ongoing professional development in intrapartum, antepartum, high risk care and fetal monitoring.
Preparing for Your Course
The textbook Fetal Heart Monitoring Principles & Practices 5th edition is the primary reference for course preparation. The book is a value resource even after the program for you and your colleagues. The book includes information about:
Physiologic basis for fetal and uterine monitoring
Interpretation of fetal heart and uterine patterns
Physiologic interventions for fetal tracing characteristics and patterns
Assessment of fetal oxygenation and acid-base status
Antenatal testing methods
Clinical communication and documentation
Or you can choose to purchase the e-book for $34.95 thru Kendal Hunt or the AWHONN store at www.awhonn.org. The E-book has additional features: