AWHONN Advanced Fetal Monitoring

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Course Information


Description and Target Audience

This AWHONN Advanced Fetal Monitoring Course is designed for experienced OB nurses who are advanced interpreters of fetal monitoring. The conference will examine in-depth topics as well as advanced strip interpretation.



At the end of this course, participants should be able to:

  1. Maternal physiologic changes of pregnancy, related to intrapartum complications.
  2. Fetal physiology underlying FHM
  3. Antepartum fetal surveillance
  4. Fetal arrhythmias
  5. Identification and management of complex fetal heart rate monitoring patterns.
  6. Communication and risk management issues.



Various Faculty
CoxHealth, Springfield, MO

We reserve the right to substitute educators.



7:30 Registration
8:00 Introduction
8:15 Maternal Physiology and Oxygenation
9:30 Break
9:45 Antepartum Fetal Assessment
10:45  Fetal Arrhythmias
12:00 Lunch (on your own)
1:00 Complex Case Scenarios
3:00 Break
3:15 Communication/Documentation/Risk Management
4:30 Wrap-up/Evaluations/Adjourn



Online within 14 days of the class.


Course Length

8.5 hours


Certification Length

2 years

Certification includes Student Manual 5th Edition Fetal Heart Monitoring and student workbook.



$215.00 (Physicians and community members) $130.00 (CoxHealth Employees) $185.00 (Students)


Educational Credit

Continuing education will be awarded by AWHONN for 8.0 contact hours. Participants can print certificates 3 weeks after completion.

Information presented during this activity represents the views and opinions of the presenters and does not necessarily constitute the opinion, endorsement of, or promotion by CoxHealth.

No sponsorship or commercial support has been received for this activity. No Off Label medications or medical devices will be discussed.

All speakers and planning committee members for this activity have indicated they do not have any conflicts of interest or significant financial affiliations with any pharmaceutical or medical device companies. AWHONN created this activity.

AWHONN has developed the content and instructional materials for this activity. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by AWHONN. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AWHONN course materials; do not represent income to AWHONN.