EFM Review:  Essential Concepts for EFM Certification and Credentialing

Presented By:  Rebecca Cypher, MSN, PNNP
12 hr CE: 

Course Information: 

  • Describe fetal-uteroplacental physiology.
  • Identify factors influencing fetal oxygenation.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of fetal monitoring equipment and troubleshooting measures. 
  • Recall elements of EFM pattern interpretation including baseline, variability, accelerations, decelerations; and uterine contraction characteristics.
  • State clinical interventions for EFM patterns and the related maternal-fetal physiology.
  • Recognize FHR dysrhythmias and variant patterns.
  • Discuss common complications in pregnancy that impact maternal-fetal well-being.
  • Review fundamental principles of fetal acid-base status.
  • Explain auscultation concepts for antepartum and intrapartum utilization.
  • Summarize adjunct fetal surveillance methods including antepartum testing.
  • Critique professional and patient safety issues in EFM.


Plan to study with expert Rebecca Cypher, RNC, MSN, PNNP

National Certification Corporation (NCC) EFM Subspecialty Exam 
option to sit the exam on site, available for qualified applicants

Click the link below for the appropriate didactic preparation for the
Perinatal Quality Foundation Fetal Monitor Credentialing (FMC) exam 

EFM Review Seminar presented by:
Rebecca Cypher, RNC, MSN, PNNP

AWHONN-ACOG-ACNM Standards/Guidelines
Fetal Physiology – NICHD Terminology

Learn from the Best and Pass the Test!
PEC recommends that you review before the seminar if you plan to test on site.
and review the test content listed in the NCC Candidates Guide.

Featured Speaker at AWHONN National Conventions:  Recently elected President-elect of AWHONN 
Nurse Co-Author of Mosby’s Pocket Guide Fetal Monitoring 8th Edition

NCC and PEC are separate entities and providing the NCC exam on site is an exclusive PEC advantage to our participants.
Convenient and concise, couple the review and the immediate exam for improved results.
Learn from the Best and Pass the Test!

Be aware that registration for the exam is separate and includes both a Test Fee due to NCC of $160
and a Non-Refundable Test Administration fee of $25 due to PEC for taking the exam on site.  A net $25 savings.
NCC exam registration must be done at least 21 days prior to the test date.