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Essentials Courses

Our Essentials Courses offer a variety of education programs and cover topics essential to Obstetric care providers’ training and knowledge reinforcement, and are eligible for continuing education credit. Pricing, access and availability subject to change without notice.

Essentials of Inpatient Obstetric Nursing Care

Our Essentials of Inpatient Obstetric Nursing Care program is ideal for both new and experienced nursing professionals to introduce and reinforce the essentials of inpatient obstetric nursing care. This program is designed to orient nurses to the perinatal unit and provide the most current and comprehensive education for more experienced staff, allowing educators to reinforce knowledge and establish consistent care across the unit. This series will help reduce risk and errors, increase efficiency and patient care, reinforce and document staff competency, and grow the knowledge and skills of the nurses in your unit.

CNE Contact Hours are included for individual courses and individual participant series purchases with access for one-year or when the course or series expires, whichever is sooner. Delayed start dates are available for multiple, individual course purchases. Group Series subscriptions with access to all six courses include unlimited access for one year for up to 75 users, for one location, and CNE Contact Hours are available for purchase by participating group users for an additional fee until the series expires.

Essentials of Pain Management

The Essentials of Pain Management series is designed for all healthcare providers as an overview of the fundamentals of pain medicine, in addition to identifying best practices and practical approaches to the treatment of common pain disorders and clinical situations. The nine-course series addresses the need for continuing education for clinicians treating people with pain and is designed to advance patient outcomes by improving the assessment, treatment, and management of patients with various pain disorders, and is eligible for up to 26.25 CNE Contact Hours.

CNE Contact Hours are included for individual courses and individual participant series purchases with access for one-year or when the course or series expires, whichever is sooner. Delayed start dates are available for multiple, individual course purchases. Group Series subscriptions with access to all nine courses include unlimited access for one year for up to 30 users, for one location, and CNE Contact Hours are available for purchase by participating group users for an additional fee.

Essentials of Fetal Monitoring

Our Essentials of Fetal Monitoring program was developed to supplement nurse education plans for preparing and maintaining fetal monitoring certificates and certifications, including the NCC EFM-Certificate exam.* Using NICHD nomenclature, the Essentials of Fetal Monitoring program quickly and effectively teaches obstetric care providers new to electronic fetal monitoring the essentials of fetal heart rate monitoring interpretation and fetal physiology. This online program is eligible for 15 CNE Contact Hours (100% EFM, 25% Rx) for certificate maintenance. The online program is broken out into 4 courses and a post-test, and is accessible online at anytime in our new learning management system to individual providers and hospital groups.

Essentials of Newborn Care

The Essentials of Newborn Care program is designed to teach the transitioning of the newborn from intrauterine life to extrauterine life, normal newborn nursing care and discharge planning, and newborn complications. The Essentials of Newborn Care program is eligible for 15.0 CNE Contact Hours (3.75 Rx).