Maternal Child Care Program Sacramento

Basic Fetal Heart Monitoring

June 8, 2019
8:00 am - 12:00 pm

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 moreover, the considerations that must be made for internal vs external monitoring. This course will define the etiologies related to characteristics of the baseline fetal heart rate, variability and fetal heart decelerations. Nursing interventions will also be discussed for Category 2 and 3 fetal heart strips. Upon completion of the course the RN will have the skills to assess fetal heart strips and perform the appropriate interventions.

Price: $150.00 (Textbook Included)

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Fund. of Labor and Delivery Care

June 8, 2019
1:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Fundamentals of Labor and Delivery Care will take the RN through a comprehensive introduction to the care of the mother and fetus in the labor and delivery unit. For example, the RN will learn how to perform an ongoing assessment of maternal progress through the first, second and third stages of labor.  Additionally, RNs will learn how to recognize physical and psychosocial findings indicative of maternal progress during labor. Nursing interventions will be discussed for emergent situations such as prolapsed cord, shoulder dystocia, fetal bradycardia.The RN will also learn nursing implementations for cervical ripening agents and Pitocin for when augmentation of labor is indicated.

Price: $115.00 (Textbook Included)

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Postpartum Care & Neonatal Assessment

June 10, 2019
8:00 am - 1:00 pm

This course will focus on Postpartum Care and Neonatal Assessment. In brief, the RN will learn the skills needed to assess and implement appropriate nursing interventions for maternal mental and physical health. For instance, this course will cover venous thromboembolism, obstetrical hemorrhage, severe hypertension, and more for the newly postpartum mother. The RN will also learn how to do a complete head to toe assessment of the newborn. This will include the skills required for the one and five minute APGAR scoring. Additionally, the methods of performing the newborn screening will be covered. A perfect course for nurses aspiring to go into L&D as they will also be floated to the Postpartum unit.

Price: $150.00 (Textbook Included)

Fundamentals of Postpartum & Newborn Care

Obstetrical Emergencies

June 10, 2019
1:30 pm- 5:30 pm

In situations where deterioration of maternal status results in respiratory or cardiac arrest, healthcare providers need to provide basic and advanced life support. That should include the necessary pregnancy alterations which includes the physiologic changes induced by the pregnancy and the unique circumstances of both the mother and the fetus.

This course reviews the most common causes of maternal arrest and modifications that need to be implemented for proper cardiopulmonary resuscitation of the pregnant woman, including the perimortem cesarean birth. This class discusses the causes of Obstetrical Emergencies. Additionally, the course covers management of cardiopulmonary arrest in pregnancy and the implementation of perimortem (at or near death) cesarean delivery. This is an excellent class for all Labor and Delivery nurses. It is also important for any healthcare provider that is in direct care of the gravid woman.

Price: $115.00 (Textbook Included)

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Birth and Beyond Lactation Training

January 20, 2019
8:00 am - 6:00 pm

The Baby-Friendly USA Hospital Initiative is a global program. This initiative encourages the implementation of Ten Steps To Successful Breastfeeding and International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk substitutes. Before the hospital can receive this prestigious accreditation, it must go through a rigorous and structured designation process. Consequently, the most challenging and complex component is training the nursing staff in the skills needed to implement these policies that compel us to examine, challenge and modify long standing policies and procedures. To summarize, in the Baby-Friendly USA Birth and Beyond Lactation course the RN will learn how to implement the 10 steps to successful breastfeeding. Topics covered include the risks of not breastfeeding, and additionally, how to counsel families about the benefits of breast milk, proper positioning and latch, special considerations and much more.

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Price: $200.00 (Textbook Included)

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Class Information

Program Location:

Double Tree by Hilton Sacramento
2001 Point West  Way Sacramento, CA 95815

Please contact us for any questions or phone enrollment at:

866-266-2229 or email us at

Program Information

This program is recommended for:

-Nursing students, new grads, re-entry nurses, and transfer nurses.

-Including, Healthcare providers who work in the Postpartum Unit, Labor and Delivery Department and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

-Nurses who work in Prenatal Care Clinics, Maternal Child Health Clinics, and Midwifery Centers