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Basic Fetal Monitoring, January 26, 2021 through ZOOM


with Emily Watson, BSN, RN

Calendar Next session starts Jan 26, 2021 at 8 am

January 26, 2021

8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

8:00 – 9:30 a.m.        Maternal & Fetal Physiology & Control of Fetal Heart Rate

9:30 – 10:00 a.m.     Standards of Care

10:00 – 10:15 a.m.    Break

10:15 – 11:00 a.m.    Use of Technology

11:00 – 11:45 a.m.    Uterine Activity & Terminology

11:45 – 12:30 p.m.    Lunch

12:30 – 2:00 p.m.      Pattern Interpretation, Terminology, Nursing Interventions

2:00 – 2:15 p.m.      Break

2:15–   3:15 p.m.     Pattern Interpretation, (Continued)

3:15 – 3:45 p.m.      Communication

3:45 – 4:00 p.m.      Wrap-up & Evaluation

 Upon completion of this program participant will be able to:

  • Review the basics of fetal oxygenation.
  • State the Standard of Care regarding assessment of intrapartal fetal status.
  • Define baseline, variability, acceleration, decelerations, and reactivity.
  • List appropriate interventions based on pattern interpretation                          
Full Course

Threshold of Viability Clinical Quality Improvement Series


with Christian Litton, MD

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 3, 2021 at 12 pm

February 3, 2021 -- 12:00-1:00pm


1.Apply evidence informed strategies to care of future pregnant women or newborns.

2.Communicate effectively with families and/or other care team members.

AWHONN POEP Course Modules 6 & 11-- C-section, PACU, Postpartum -- February 10, 2021


with Nicole Goldberg, MSN, RN, CNM

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 10, 2021 at 9 am


Module 6 – Cesarean Birth and Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)


  • Nursing care provided for a cesarean birth in the preoperative, intraoperative and postoperative phases.
  • A systematic review of post-anesthesia care unit (PACU) standards and maternal postoperative assessment, potential complications and nursing care recommendations.
  •  PACU Discharge recovery Scoring Tool
  • Potential complications in the immediate post anesthesia care recovery period after cesarean birth.

Module 11 Postpartum Assessment and Nursing Care


  • Normal physiologic and psychological changes that occur after birth.
  • Normal from abnormal postpartum emotional changes.
  • Causes  symptoms, and management of potential postpartum complications.
  • Expanded content on patient discharge education and POST-BIRTH Discharge Education tool with an emphasis on improving maternal safety.
  • Expanded content on postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) including QBL from the PPH Project.



Prenatal Breastfeeding Education -- Can I Use Marijuana While I'm Breastfeeding? March 3, 2021


with Kara Kaikini, MS, IBCLC

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 3, 2021 at 12 pm

WEBINAR March 3, 2020 12:00-1:00pm Can I use Marijuana While I'm Breastfeeding? Prenatal Breastfeeding Education 1st Wednesday of every odd month Learning Outcomes: 1. Identify the current data related to marijuana use in Maine. 2. Explain the recommendations for marijuana use in the perinatal period. 3. Demonstrate ways to discuss and educate new and expectant parents about breastfeeding and marijuana use.

AWHONN POEP Course Module 7--Pregnancy Comp. Part 1 -- March 10th, 2021


with Emily Watson, BSN, RN

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 10, 2021 at 9 am


premature rupture of membranes.

2. Identify risk factors and management of preterm premature rupture of membranes.

3. Review the pathophysiology and management of bleeding disorders in pregnancy.

4. Describe the prevalence, physiology, risk factors and management for multiple gestation,

including the nursing care of women with twins and higher order multiples.

Complications of Pregnancy, Part 1 of 3

Expanded content includes but is not limited to the most common pregnancy complications such as rupture of membranes, bleeding disorders, preterm labor, multiple gestation, and preterm birth

AWHONN POEP Course Module 5--Complicated Birth -- April 14, 2021


with Emily Watson, BSN, RN

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 14, 2021 at 9 am

Module 5

Process of Labor and Birth (Complications)

Content Includes:

•Labor and Birth complications such as as inductions and augmentation, labor dystocia, and postpartum hemorrhage

•New content on the process of quantification of maternal blood loss for every birth




STABLE April 28, 2021 -- CMMC


with Monica Neville, MS, NNP, APRN

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 28, 2021

22 slots available

Registration starts at 7:30 a.m.

All food will be on your own

 Topics to Include:

Discuss issues of patient safety and error reduction in the delivery

of nursing and medical infant care.

Identify infants at increased risk for becoming hypothermic.

Summarize basic evaluation of neonatal respiratory distress.

Discuss the causes, presentation and initial treatment of hypovolemic, cardiogenic, and septic shock.

Describe the clinical signs of neonatal sepsis.

Discuss the crisis that families face when the infant requires care in a neonatal intensive care unit.

You may find it helpful to have a STABLE Program Learner Manual with you during this class.

You may borrow a copy from your facility or purchase one from


AWHONN POEP Course Modules 8 & 9, - Complications of Pregnancy Part 2 & 3 -- May 12, 2021


with Emily Watson, BSN, RN

Calendar Next available session starts May 12, 2021 at 9 am

Complications of Pregnancy Part 2 Updated Content areas include, but are not limited to: Diagnostic and management related to hypertension in pregnancy Anaphylactoid syndrome of pregnancy (amniotic fluid embolus (AFE)) Cardiopulmonary resuscitation in pregnancy Myocardial infarction (MI) Venous thromboembolism (VTE), deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) Complications in Pregnancy Part 3 Content Includes: Trauma in pregnancy Obesity in pregnancy and care and bariatric surgery

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