**The preparatory course is open for sale through September 20. The EXAM is no longer available at Adena Health System.** Go to http://www.nccwebsite.org/Certification to register directly for other exam opportunities.
Adena Health System Women’s and Children’s Department and CME Program presents…
FETAL MONITORING CERTIFICATION PREP COURSE
An offering of the NCC Fetal Monitoring Certification Exam
Speaker: Nancy O-Brien-Abel, MN, RNC_OB
Nancy is a Perinatal Clinical Nurse Specialist at Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, where over 7000 babies are born each year. She is a Teaching Associate in the Dept. OB/GYN. University of Washington School of Medicine, and Clinical Instructor, University of Washington School of Nursing. Nancy is a nationally recognized speaker and author on fetal monitoring and high-risk pregnancies. She is certified through the National Certification Corporation (NCC) and is approved as an EFM Instructor for AWHONN’S Fetal Monitoring Program. Nancy received both her Bachelor and Master of Nursing from the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington.
THE ONE DAY CLASS WILL BE OFFERED: FRIDAY, SEPT. 20, 2013
REPEATED: SATURDAY, SEPT. 21, 2013.
PREPARATORY CLASS: 8:00 – 3:00 P.M.
**NCC TESTING: 3:30 – 5:30 P.M. deadline was July 15.
ADDITIONAL EXAM ONLY DATES: FRIDAY, OCT. 4, 2013
8:30 - 10:30 A.M.
THURSDAY, OCT. 10, 2013
6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.
**Please expect to be sent a test site code which will then allow you to apply and register for the exam online directly through the NCC.
Apply knowledge of uteroplacental and maternal-fetal physiology as they relate to fetaloxygenation.
Apply knowledge of FHR regulation to the interpretation of EFM data
Recognize relationship between FHR patterns and umbilical artery cord gases
Identify and interpret the significance of FHR patterns
Differentiate between FHR characteristics suggestive of normal fetal acid-base status vs. abnormal acid-base status
Discuss management strategies for various FHR patterns and uterine tachysystole
Apply knowledge of additional pregnancy complications in assessing and interpreting complex EFM data
Discuss the appropriate use of various adjunct fetal assessment methods to determine fetal well-being
Use knowledge of NCC test question format to prepare for NCC Fetal Monitoring exam.
**With exam enrollment and payment, to qualify for the NCC EFM test, requirements include completion of the online application for the NCC exam. Payment for the course and the NCC EFM test, as applicable, must be completed prior to the testing for both employees and non-employees. The NCC EFM exam is separate and has no affiliation with the preparatory course. Testing site inclusion does not constitute NCC endorsement of course content or materials provided. Registration deadline is July 22, 2013 for the certification test to meet the NCC requirements.
**CONFIRMATION AND CLASS RESOURCES (NCC testing code for registration) WILL BE EMAILED AFTER ENROLLMENT**
Adena Health System is accredited by the Ohio State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Adena Health System designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.
Category 1 AMA credits are applicable toward continuing education for nursing licensure.
There are no conflicts of interest to disclose by speaker, planners, or CME Committee members.
PACCAR Medical Education Center
Opened in September 2008, the PACCAR Medical Education Center is a dream that became a reality thanks to the cooperation of Adena, local, state, and federal officials, and the community. Through philanthropic grants, our community raised over $5 million to support the construction of the PACCAR Center while Adena Health System contributed $10 million.
The PACCAR Medical Education Center...bringing the future of medicine to Southern Ohio and beyond.