Advanced Fetal Monitoring

Join PEC again or attend for the first time!
Rebecca Cypher MSN, PNNP, AWHONN President-Elect;
A nationally Respected expert in EFM.

Advanced Principles of EFM: Speaking the Language of the Fetus:  
Updated Content to reflect NICHD, AWHONN, ACOG, ACNM Guidelines.

Interactive Knowledge Sessions Case Reviews and Liability.

Changes are coming for 2019

Lisa’s last class in Vegas is now closed, and the waiting list is long.  We apologize for this inconvenience, but we have utilized all possible space for the seminar at the hotel.
Consider attending Rebecca’s class in 2019, the first is in San Diego,
January 28-29, 2019.
Be aware that there are a limited number of both the Advanced Fetal Monitoring and the EFM Review seminars in 2019.
We had to close 2 sessions in 2018 and anticipate this may happen again in 2019.
We strongly suggest that you register early!

 

 

PEC profoundly thanks Lisa A. Miller for her devotion to education, especially in regards to Fetal Monitoring!
Lisa is handing over the reins of PEC’s Fetal Monitoring education to Rebecca Cypher, RNC, MSN, PNNP for 2019.
She is not retiring, so you will continue to learn from Lisa within her private programs and endeavors with PRMES.

OUTLINE OF DAY ONE AND TWO

Day One

INTERACTIVE EFM ASSESSMENT USING YOUR SMARTPHONE
Application of EFM definitions, interpretation & management:   Are you up to date?
How do you compare with colleagues?

EFM RESEARCH: PART I
What AWHONN “says” versus what literature, “says”:  Overview of clinical research, study designs
and protocols:
Reading studies without a PhD:   “Homework” assignment

PLACENTA AS AN ORGAN
Placental development and function:  Utero-Placental Physiology:  Fetal acid-base status:  Umbilical cord lactate

COMPLEX FACTORS AFFECTING OXYGENATION
Placenta, Umbilical Cord, Amniotic Fluid Variations:  Oxygenation Pathway:  Intrinsic/Extrinsic Influences

THE MILLER MODEL
A standardized approach to interpretation:  Application of the Category II Consensus Algorithm:
Errors related to interpretation and management

COMPLEX CASE STUDIES
IUGR, signal ambiguity, non-OB surgery

PRINCIPLES OF EFFECTIVE EFM DOCUMENTATION
Pitfalls, essential elements, frequency, late entries:  The frequency of assessment and documentation:
Bedside documentation and chart audits

 

Day Two

EFM RESEARCH Part II
NICDH MFMU Network:  OB patient recruitment:  “Homework” assignment critique

INTRAUTERINE RESUSCITATION
Current techniques:  What’s the evidence say:  Oxygen versus room air

SECOND STAGE LABOR AND EFM
Impact on maternal-fetal well-being:  Immediate or Delayed Pushing?:  Open versus closed glottis:  Signal Ambiguity

IOL and the ARRIVE TRIAL
Elective versus indicated IOL:  Who, what, why, and the results:  AWHONN, ACOG, ACNM, SMFM:
Approaches to limit interventions:  Shared decision making

COMPLEX CASE STUDIES
Perinatal stroke, preterm FHR, vasa
previa

LIABILITY IN EFM
What makes a case successful:  Common OB and EFM allegations:  Minimizing malpractice risks:
EFM policies, procedures, and competencies

The updated 2019 2- Day Seminar details will be available very soon.
Be assured that the content will reflect the current principles of Fetal Monitoring supported by AWHONN, NICHD, ACNM, and ACOG.
Rebecca will be utilizing an audience response system to enhance your learing experience.  

 

PEC highly recommends Mosby’s Pocket Guide Fetal Monitoring 8th Edition as an adjuct to the seminar.  

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