Category Archives: New Grad Maternal Child Program

What every New Grad Nurse needs to know about Magnet Hospitals?

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Magnet Hospitals outperform other hospitals in both recruiting and retaining nursing professionals, resulting in higher employee satisfaction and lower staff turn-around. The American Nurses Association and the American Nurses Credentialing Center formed the Magnet Recognition Program to maintain nursing excellence. Studies of the Magnet Hospitals showed that they were more likely to have nurses that are specialty-certified and to have

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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: $100 Contact Hours: 8 CE (awarded by AWHONN after class examination) Student Materials: AWHONN Advanced Student Materials (4th Ed.) $113.40 PRE-REQUISITES Basic Fetal

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AWHONN Intermediate 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. This is a 2-day course. This course includes testing of FHS auscultation, performing Leopold's Maneuvers, placements of an intrauterine pressure catheter and fetal spiral » Read more

Basic Fetal Heart Monitoring

Take the first step towards fetal monitoring expertise - baby saving starts before birth. Basic Fetal Heart Monitoring begins with understanding intrauterine concepts of antepartum care with antenatal testing. Learn to prepare the mother for a successful outcome by determining the risk factors that contribute to poor outcomes. This course includes a didactic presentation, video of instrumentation of fetal heart » Read more

Baby-Friendly Hospital

Baby Friendly hospital Initiative

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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