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Electronic Fetal Monitoring Certification
Package - Video
$199.99 USD
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Package - Video   Instructions
Multi-disc DVD recording (6 hours, 6 minutes) with electronic manual and instructions.
PESI HealthCare
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
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At the completion of this program, you should be able to:
  1. Develop a study plan for the exam based on understanding the blueprint and domains of practice covered.
  2. Review the physiology of fetal heart rate, growth and well-being.
  3. Analyze FHR characteristics based on gestational age and development.
  4. Summarize fetal heart rate interpretation principles based on pregnancy complications.
  5. Identify appropriate interventions in the management of dysrhythmias.
  6. Interpret cord blood gas analysis.
  7. Translate results of fetal well-being tests.
  8. Review NICHD terminology in EFM documentation.

  1. Monitoring equipment
    1. Fetal
      1. Internal monitoring
      2. External monitoring
    2. Maternal
      1. External monitoring
      2. IUPC
  2. Physiology review
  3. Factors affecting fetal oxygenation/airway
    1. Intrinsic factors
      1. Fetal circulation
    2. Placental issues
    3. Umbilical cord
    4. Maternal-Fetal factors
      1. Uteroplacental issues
  4. Specific pattern recognition, interpretation and interventions
    1. Common complications
      1. Preterm labor
      2. Pre-eclampsia
      3. Placental abruption
      4. Cord issues
      5. NICHD areas of research
  5. Cord blood gas analysis
    1. Metabolic acidosis
    2. Respiratory acidosis
    3. Outcomes
  6. Adjunct fetal assessment
    1. Auscultation
    2. Non-stress testing
    3. Fetal movement counting
    4. Contraction stress testing
    5. Biophysical profile
    6. M-BPP
  7. NICHD terminology and documentation
  8. Legal aspects


Cecile Oliver has extensive experience in obstetrical nursing, including many dedicated years working in labor and delivery, as a perinatal educator, and serving as a transport nurse for high-risk perinatal patients. She is currently on faculty at Washington State University providing clinical and didactic instruction to OB nursing students. Cecile is certified in inpatient obstetrics, fetal monitoring and maternal newborn through the National Certification Corporation (NCC®). She has served for several years on the NCC Obstetric Content Team, designing certification exams and developing learning opportunities to meet the specialized needs for obstetrical nurses. She currently works with Center for Certification Preparation and Review (CCPR), designing preparation content, workbooks and practice exams for all the certifications available through NCC®. Additionally, she is an active member of the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric, & Neonatal Health (AWHONN), having served as past Nebraska Chair of AWHONN.

A highly sought-after speaker, Cecile presents throughout the country on a variety of perinatal topics, including high- and low-risk obstetrical issues and advanced electronic fetal monitoring. Cecile is well known for her ability to share practical insights during her informative and entertaining talks. Ongoing experiences serving as an expert witness on a variety of obstetric malpractice cases allow Cecile the ability to incorporate a realistic view of the current legal environment surrounding high-risk obstetrics. She has contributed to the editing of several Obstetric publications, including Susan Tucker's Guide to Fetal Monitoring and the AWHONN High Risk Obstetrics text. Cecile looks forward to sharing her expertise with you to ultimately improve the care you provide to the childbearing families you serve. Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Cecile Oliver receives compensation as a faculty member from Washington State University. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Cecile Oliver has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
Continuing Education Credits
For U.S. and Canadian customers, a CE test is available for $9.99 USD per participant. International CE rates may vary; please contact our Customer Service at 1-800-844-8260 for more details.

Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations.

Certificates of Successful Completion may be emailed, faxed or mailed to participants completing the post-test/evaluation and paying the CE fee.

**Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.

Nurses/Nurse Practitioners/Clinical Nurse Specialists - Credit Expired: 5/22/2017
No CE available for this board.

California Nurses: PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #: 13305 for 6.0 self-study contact hours.

You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.

Florida Nurses:
PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 6.0 self-study contact hours.

*FLORIDA PARTICIPANTS ONLY: To automatically be reported to CE Broker, after completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation, please contact You will need to provide the full title of the activity, speaker name, date of live broadcast, your name and your license number in the email.

Iowa Nurses: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Nurses successfully completing these self-study materials will earn 7.4 self-study contact hours.

You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.

Other Professions
This self-study activity qualifies for 6.0 clock hours of instructional content as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Retain your certificate of completion and contact your board or organization for specific filing requirements.

Disclaimer: **Information obtained in this course should be used within your scope of practice.
**It is your ethical responsibility to report accurate hours to your licensing board.
**All self-study participants must complete and pass (80% or better) a post-test/evaluation prior to receiving a certificate of completion. If you require a copy of the test/evaluation for CE purposes, please print at the time you take the test. Or you may call our customer service department and a copy of your test/evaluation will be emailed to you. Please allow 30-45 days.

Nurses, Advanced Practice Nurses, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Nurse Practitioners