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

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

From the Experts of Fetal Monitoring Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) Initiative. The Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) is the official organization that promotes guidelines for Fetal Monitoring. Course Fee: $105.00 Contact Hours: 8 CEs (awarded by AWHONN after class examination) Student Materials: AWHONN Advanced Student Pack 5th Edition is required. Purchase directly from AWHONN https://awhonn.kendallhunt.com/ » Read more

AWHONN Intermediate Fetal Heart Monitoring

From the Experts of Fetal Monitoring The Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses is the official organization that promotes guidelines for Fetal Monitoring. AWHONN Intermediate Fetal Heart Monitoring includes testing of fetal heart auscultation;  performing Leopold's Maneuvers; as well as placement of an intrauterine pressure catheter and fetal spiral electrode. Moreover, this course consist of analyzing fetal heart » Read more

Basic Fetal Heart Monitoring

Basic Fetal Heart Monitoring will provide the RN with comprehensive introductory training for the skills needed to perform fetal surveillance through electronic fetal heart monitoring. Notably, the course provides an overview of the antepartum period and methods of antepartum testing. The RN will learn the different methods of fetal heart monitoring and the considerations that must be made for internal » 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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BabyFriendly(tm) Lactation Training

Birth & Beyond Lactation Training is a California initiative to provide hospital staff training for BabyFriendly ™. Most noteworthy, hospitals applying for BabyFriendly ™ status need nurses who have completed an approved lactation course. Moreover, the importance of breastfeeding through the first six months of life and beyond has been researched and documented. Research continues to prove that Breast milk » Read more

AHA NRP Courses

AAP/AHA NRP Neonatal Resuscitation Program Skills, Online Test

American Heart Association Neonatal Resuscitation Program (AHA/AAP NRP) Be a Baby Saver with the American Heart Association & American Academy of Pediatrics! This course is for Nurses, and RTs working in the Maternal Child Care Cluster – LD and NICU. ———————————————————————————————- Classes Offered Mon-Sat  Mon-Sat in Costa Mesa Tue, Wed & Fri in San Diego Ask about Assisted NRP for

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