Category Archives: Labor Delivery Track for New Grad RN’s

Preparing for the Neonatal Resuscitation Program NRP Skills

Neonatal resuscitation NRP Skills

Initial Neonatal Resuscitation is all about being ready. If you are not ready, your resuscitation will be inefficient. Preparation for a delivery is a must.  You certainly don’t want a doctor standing beside you “blowing wind tunnels” waiting for you to rummage through the drawers looking for something! There is a long list of supplies and equipment in your NRP

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Become a Breastfeeding Advocate

Breastfeeding Education

Education for professionals, or the lack of it, has been and continues to be a barrier to breastfeeding. A healthcare provider’s attitude, personal beliefs and values can greatly impact a mother’s ability to initiate or maintain breastfeeding. Certainly, the lack of support from healthcare providers is related to the difficulties healthy women experience with breastfeeding. Despite efforts to improve breastfeeding management, healthcare

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AWHONN Advanced Fetal Heart Monitoring

The AWHONN Advanced Fetal Heart Monitoring certification encompasses complex case studies taught by experienced Labor and Delivery nurses of over thirty years. AWHONN Advanced Fetal Heart Monitoring is a one day Labor and Delivery certification for experienced nurses. Most noteworthy, our AWHONN instructors strive to make difficult concepts understandable and stress-free. Moreover, the new Advanced Fetal Heart Monitoring course has » Read more

AWHONN Intermediate Fetal Heart Monitoring

The AWHONN Intermediate Fetal Heart Monitoring certification is a 2-day course that prepares the New Grad and Transitional nurse for a position in the Labor and Delivery unit. Ultimately, there is so much to learn. Therefore, it would behoove the New Grad or Transitional nurse to have this knowledge under his or her belt. In addition, a resume that reflects » Read more

Basic Fetal Heart Monitoring

The fetus that is developing within the uterus needs adequate oxygen to thrive. Nurses Educational Opportunities, or NEO’s, Basic Fetal Heart Monitoring course focuses profoundly on this fact. Most importantly, fetal heart monitoring is essential in determining fetal hypoxia. Fetal hypoxia, most notably, is determined by assessing the following; maternal contractions with the fetal heart rate, variables, as well as » Read more

AAP NRP Skills

Transitioning from intrauterine to extra-uterine life is the single most dangerous event that most of us will ever encounter in our lifetime; even when we don’t remember our birth. Most noteworthy, the human body makes more radical physiologic adjustments immediately following birth than they will ever have to do again. Yet, this remarkable aspect of birth is more than 90% of » Read more

Baby-Friendly Hospital

Baby Friendly USA

World Breastfeeding Week is around the corner, August 1-7, 2016! If your dream job is working with moms and babies all day long, your ears might e screaming in pain from hearing about the BabyFriendly Hospital Initiative. A little known fact is that in California, BabyFriendly training is also called Birth&Beyond approved. That’s the state program that distributes the funding

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The Mother-Friendly Childbirth Initiative

Mother Friendly ChildBirth Initiative Breastfeeding Week 2016

The Coalition for Improving Maternity Services (CIMS) is a coalition of individuals and national organizations with concern for the care and wellbeing of mothers, babies, and families Our mission is to promote a wellness model of maternity care that will improve birth outcomes and substantially reduce cost. The evidence- based mother/baby/and family friendly model focuses on prevention and wellness as

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