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Education/Conferences

Northwest Illinois Administrative Perinatal Center

APC Symposium

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AWHONN fetal monitoring courses

Advanced Fetal Monitoring [details and registration]

The Advanced Fetal Monitoring Course is a one-day, standardized workshop (8 contact hours) designed for the experienced clinician. It focuses on applying advanced concepts and knowledge as they apply to complex maternal-fetal case scenarios. Workshop content is based on contemporary issues, professional standards and research findings. Content includes fetal heart rate (FHR) assessment as a component of individualized, comprehensive care and focuses on antepartum and intrapartum FHR monitoring. Course methodology includes lecture, analysis of case studies and group discussion.

Dates: Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Intermediate Fetal Monitoring [details and registration]

The Intermediate Fetal Monitoring Course is a two-day course focused on applying essential fetal heart monitoring knowledge and skills in intrapartum nursing practice. The course consists of two distinct sessions: didactic and skill stations.

Dates: TBA

Intermediate Fetal Monitoring Instructor Course [details and registration]

This one-day course provides basics and expectations of becoming an AWHONN fetal monitoring instructor.

Date: TBA


EFM Review

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RNC Review

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Spinning Babies

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The S.T.A.B.L.E. Program®

The S.T.A.B.L.E. Program® is the most widely distributed and implemented neonatal education program to focus exclusively on the post-resuscitation/pre-transport stabilization care of sick infants. Based on a mnemonic to optimize learning, retention and recall of information, S.T.A.B.L.E. stands for the six assessments and care modules in the program: Sugar, Temperature, Airway, Blood pressure, Lab work, and Emotional support. A seventh module, Quality Improvement, stresses the professional responsibility of improving and evaluating care provided to sick infants.

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STORK—Emergency Department Focused Perinatal Education

This course contains information on caring for the pregnant patient, or a patient that has just delivered and the newborn that arrives in the emergency department of hospital without OB services

Sample agenda

  • Lecture: Maternal care
  • Lecture: Newborn care
  • Simulations on the delivering and delivered mother and the newborn.

Objectives

  • Summarize potential complications that can occur during an emergency delivery and the appropriate treatment to be implemented.
  • Discuss the potential complications and the necessary management of the newborn after an emergency delivery.
  • Demonstrate the care and management of the maternal patient during an emergency delivery.
  • Demonstrate basic resuscitation and stabilization measures in the management of the newborn after delivery.

3.75 CME’s will be awarded.

Place, date and time to be determined and will be based on the needs of the requesting hospital.

To schedule a class or answer any questions please contact Tina Stupek at (815) 971-6711 or email at cstupek@mhemail.org.


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