Fundamentals of Fetal Health Surveillance

The Fundamentals of Fetal Health Surveillance (8 hour) Workshop Objectives:

  • Discuss the current evidence and guidelines for intrapartum FHS
  • Review and practice the techniques of FHR auscultation and EFM
  • Interpret FHR characteristics from both auscultation and EFM
  • Integrate the concepts of acid-base balance and the interpretation of fetal blood gas values in FHR interpretation
  • Identify important principals of verbal communication and written documentation
  • Outline supportive and corrective interventions for various FHR findings

Workshop Pre-requisites:

Prior to attending the workshop all participants must

  1. Review the Fundamentals of Fetal Health Surveillance Online Manual, accessed through the UBC continuing professional development portal:
    *Register for the full course (including exam and certificate of completion)
  2. Successfully complete the National Fetal Health Surveillance Online Exam, at the end of the online manual review
  3. Submit your certificate of completion

Note: All workshop participants must successfully complete the Fundamentals for Fetal Health Surveillance Online Manual AND Exam within 1 month prior to attending the workshop.

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