Maternal Child Care Training Sacramento
Nurses Educational Opportunities is enthusiastic to present the Maternal Child Care Training Sacramento Program.
The purpose of Maternal Child Care Training Sacramento is to improve the practice of participating nurses in Northern California; therefore, improving the health status of women and children in your communities. This program includes: Basic Fetal Heart Monitoring, Baby Friendly USA Lactation Training, Labor and Delivery Care, NRP Skills and more.
In addition, we aim offer more maternal-based nursing classes in Sacramento for the purpose of enhancing your resume.
The field of Maternal Child Health is highly specialized, as a result it has become difficult to achieve a position in obstetrical nursing; be that as it may, completing additional courses will help to increase your chances of obtaining a job in Labor and Delivery, Postpartum, or NICU. In fact, hospitals prefer nurses who have completed courses in Fetal Heart Monitoring, Baby Friendly Lactation Training, and more. Lastly, we highly encourage Student Nurses, New Grads, and Transitioning Nurses to attend the Maternal Child Care Training in Sacramento. Learn more about the Maternal Child Training Program.
Class costs and information are listed below. Additionally, to schedule for 2 or more courses, please call our office.
Basic Fetal Heart Monitoring
About Basic Fetal Heart Monitoring
Basic Fetal Heart Monitoring includes comprehensive introductory training for the skills needed to perform fetal surveillance through electronic Fetal Heart Monitoring. The course provides an overview of the antepartum period, plus methods of antenatal testing. Most notably, the nurse will learn different methods of Fetal Heart Monitoring; as well as the considerations that must be made for internal vs external monitoring. In addition, this course will define the etiologies related to characteristics of the baseline fetal heart rate, variability, and fetal heart deceleration’s. Last but not least, Category II and III fetal heart strips will be discussed. In conclusion, the RN will acquire the skills to assess fetal heart strips and perform appropriate interventions.
Price: $150.00 (Textbook Included)
Fundamentals of Labor & Delivery Care
About Fundamentals of Labor & Delivery Care
Fundamentals of Labor and Delivery Care provides a comprehensive introduction to the care of the mother and fetus in the Labor and Delivery Unit. Most noteworthy, the RN, or Nursing Student, will learn how to perform ongoing assessments of maternal progress through the first, second and third stage of labor. Additionally, nurses will learn how to effectively recognize physical and emotional findings indicative of maternal progress during labor. Nursing interventions will be discussed for emergent situations such as: umbilical cord prolapse; shoulder dystocia; fetal bradycardia; abnormal fetal heart rate patterns, and so much more. Even more, students will also learn nursing implementations for cervical ripening agents and Pitocin, which augment labor.
Price: $115.00 (Textbook Included)
Baby Friendly USA Birth and Beyond Lactation Training
About the Baby Friendly USA Initiative
Baby Friendly USA Birth and Beyond Lactation training is a valuable certification for all maternal child health nurses. Most notably, the Baby Friendly USA Hospital initiative encourages the implementation of the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding. In addition, this global program includes the International Code of Marketing of Breast Milk Substitutes. To illustrate, before a hospital can receive this prestigious accreditation, it must go through a rigorous designation process. However, training nurses in the skills needed to implement these policies has proven most challenging.
About Birth and Beyond Lactation
To summarize, Baby Friendly USA Birth and Beyond Lactation training educates nurses on how to implement the 10 steps to successful breastfeeding. In addition, topics covered include the risks of not breastfeeding; as well as how to counsel families about the benefits of breast milk. Furthermore, nurses will learn how to educate parents on skin to skin, feeding cues and breastfeeding by demand. Moreover, students will learn how to assist mothers with proper positioning and latching. Last but not least, risks associated with breastfeeding will be discussed, such as: sore nipples, edema, mastitis, plus special considerations like breast implants, alternative modes of feeding, and more.
Finally, Birth and Beyond Lactation is designed as a Staff Training Curriculum to meet the Baby-Friendly USA 4-D Pathway Guidelines. List of USA Baby Friendly Hospitals
Price: $200.00 (Textbook Included)
Postpartum Care & Neonatal Assessment
About Fundamentals of Postpartum Care & Neonatal Assessment
Fundamentals of Postpartum Care and Neonatal Assessment focuses on the postpartum period through the day of discharge. In brief, the RN, or Student Nurse, will learn the skills needed to assess and implement appropriate nursing interventions for maternal emotional and physical health. Students will learn how to perform a complete head to toe assessment of the newborn. This will include the skills required for the one and five minute APGAR score. In addition, methods of performing the newborn screening will be covered. Furthermore, Fundamentals of Postpartum Care and Neonatal Assessment will cover: venous thrombo-embolism; obstetrical hemorrhage; Postpartum preeclampsia; and more potential adverse effects. Lastly, Fundamentals of Postpartum Care and Neonatal Assessment is the perfect course because many hospitals are now mandating Labor and Delivery nurses to perform the initial newborn assessment.
Price: $150.00 (Textbook Included)
About Obstetrical Emergencies
Obstetrical Nurses MUST be adept in providing basic and advanced life support. Especially, in situations where deterioration of maternal status results in respiratory or cardiac arrest. First, Obstetrical Emergencies reviews the most common causes of maternal cardiac arrest. Similarly, modifications for effective maternal cardiopulmonary resuscitation, including perimortem cesarean birth, are discussed. In addition, nurses will learn the proper assessments to prevent life-threatening events for pregnant women and neonates. Additionally, the course covers management of cardiopulmonary arrest in pregnancy; plus the implementation of perimortem (at or near death) cesarean delivery. This is an excellent class for all Labor and Delivery Nurses; as well as nurses seeking to enter the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. In fact, Obstetrical Emergencies is an important course for any healthcare provider that is in direct care of the gravid woman.
Price: $115.00 (Textbook Included)
American Academy of Pediatrics NRP Skills Part 2
New for 2020. Add NRP Skills after any course for an additional $100.00
Limited seats. Please call to reserve.
About the Neonatal Resuscitation Program
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) is the required certification for any Maternal Child Health position. Students must first complete the AAP’s online NRP exam via HealthStream prior to attending a skills session. The following requirements must be completed prior to attending the NRP Skills Session.
- Call us to schedule your NRP Skills Session, so that you can receive a detailed emailed conformation with further instructions.
- Next, complete the online exam (NRP Part 1) at http://www.aap.org/nrp. In order to begin the exam, there is a $35.00 fee on behalf of the AAP.
- Finally, Once you complete the NRP exam please print and bring a copy of your Part 1 Certificate of completion.
Day 1 & Day 2 for $400
Or, All 5 Classes for $550
January 18, 19 & 20, 2020
Double-Tree by Hilton Sacramento
2002 Point West Way
Sacramento, CA 95815
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