Perinatal Nursing Ceus

Course Title Provider Hours Cost
HIV Treatment

Approximately 36.7 million people across the planet are living with HIV and AIDS. To combat this overwhelming, global problem, clinicians have been working tirelessly to develop new treatment strategies. HIV/AIDS clinical care has improved dramatically... 5.00 hrs $25.00
Preventing Marijuana Use - Women and Pregnancy

Evidence suggests that women's concerns about how substances will affect the developing fetus can motivate them to reduce or abstain from substances during pregnancy. This CE course examines the scientific literature on the ris... 3.00 hrs $15.00
HIV Treatment

Approximately 36.7 million people across the planet are living with HIV and AIDS. To combat this overwhelming, global problem, clinicians have been working tirelessly to develop new treatment strategies. HIV/AIDS clinical care has improved dramatically... 5.00 hrs $80.00
Ethics for Nurses

Ethical decision-making in healthcare occurs on a regular basis, often without so much as a passing thought. Healthcare professionals are held to high standards of moral character and an expectation to be patient advocates. This innate drive to do &ldq... 1.00 hrs $12.00
Methyl Mercury Poisoning: Recognition and Treatment

The presence of mercury in the food chain from environmental pollution is the most significant pathway for mercury exposure throughout the U.S. and the entire world. Methyl mercury can cause serious morbidities, particularly in children. It is importan... 0.50 hrs $12.00
Breastfeeding Basics

Nurses have regular and frequent exposure to pregnant and postpartum women and may greatly influence their decision to breastfeed and facilitate successful breastfeeding following initiation. This course will provide breastfeeding basics and the necess... 2.25 hrs $20.00
Fetal Alcohol Exposure

This course reviews the causes, diagnosis, consequences, and management of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD). Discussion includes that of the spectrum of birth defects related to prenatal alcohol consumption, the effects of FASD, and how nurses h... 1.00 hrs $12.00
Community-Associated Clostridioides difficile Infection, formerly Clostridium difficile

Since 2000, the epidemiology of Clostridioides (formerly Clostridium) difficile infection (CDI) has changed with significant increases in incidence and severity. Recently overall incidence of CDI and healthcare-associated CDI h... 1.00 hrs $12.00
Late-Preterm Infants: Close Enough to Term?

The group of infants categorized as “late-preterm” are a growing public health concern. Although they may look like term newborns in appearance and weight, they have a greater risk for respiratory problems, temperature instability, hyperbil... 1.00 hrs $12.00
Zoonoses: Animals Can Make You Sick

Cats, dogs, and other animals can transmit a wide variety of diseases to humans, ranging from trivial infections to life-threatening diseases. In the U.S., casual contact and bites from animals cause millions of human infections every year. Animals can... 1.00 hrs $12.00
Apnea of Prematurity and Interprofessional Collaboration

Apnea, as defined by the American Academy of Pediatrics and researchers, is “the cessation of breathing for over 15-20 seconds and is accompanied by oxygen desaturation (SpO2 less than or equal to 80% for ≥ 4 seconds) and/or bradycardia (... 1.40 hrs $15.00
Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: Off to a Shaky Start

Neonatal abstinence syndrome is composed of a spectrum of similar physiological signs and symptoms resulting from drug withdrawal, regardless of the agent. It is characterized by central nervous system hyperirritability, GI dysfunction, and autonomic d... 1.00 hrs $12.00
Perinatal Infections

In recent years, healthcare professionals have made significant progress in the prevention, early diagnosis, and treatment of many perinatal infections. Conditions that were once common, such as congenital rubella syndrome, have been eliminated through... 3.00 hrs $20.00

Human milk is the optimal nutrition for all infants. A serious effect of breastfeeding is the reduction in the risk of death in infancy. Nurses play an important role in lactation and breastfeeding success. Nurses have frequent, regular exposure to pre... 3.00 hrs $22.00
Support of the Childbearing Family Through Education

The nurse who cares for the laboring patient should understand what information is being taught to support a patient and her family's wishes appropriately. This course explains the history of childbirth education, current childbirth options, the birth ... 2.20 hrs $20.00
Perinatal Nursing Certification Review Course

Prepare for the Perinatal Nursing Review exam with’s certification test prep course. This online perinatal nursing certification review course is designed to fit your personal schedule and timeline and features the latest best practices... 14.00 hrs $175.00
Guarding the Safety of Anticipated Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC) Patients

This course provides an overview about the safety of patients undergoing a trial of labor after cesarean (TOLAC) to attempt a vaginal birth after cesarean delivery (VBAC). Research evidence has influenced where VBACs are performed, which women are elig... 1.00 hrs $12.00
Shoulder Dystocia: Prediction, Prevention, and Management

Shoulder dystocia is defined as a vaginal delivery that requires a series of additional maneuvers to deliver the infant after routine, gentle traction of the head has failed. It is not predictable or preventable, as methods for recognizing fetuses that... 1.00 hrs $12.00
Umbilical Cord Blood for Transplantation and Research

In 1992, the first successful stem cell transplant was performed using umbilical cord blood instead of bone marrow in a patient with leukemia. Since then, over 100,000 stem cell transplants have been performed using the stem cells from cord blood. Thou... 1.00 hrs $12.00
Managing Preterm Labor and Avoiding Preterm Birth

Preterm birth significantly affects neonatal outcomes and is a leading cause of neonatal mortality. Preventing, identifying, and treating preterm labor and birth is a challenge, as the process is multifactorial and often unique to each person. In addit... 1.00 hrs $12.00
Genetic Risk Assessment

Despite recent advances in genetics, there has been a lag in the identification of families whose genetic risk may be increased. One remedy is a greater emphasis on genetics in nursing education and practice to enhance knowledge and involvement in gene... 1.00 hrs $12.00
Preventing Perinatal HIV Transmission

An infected mother can transmit the HIV to her baby before or during birth and through breastfeeding. Recommendations for the HIV screening of pregnant women and the management of those found HIV infected have evolved considerably since being introduce... 1.00 hrs $12.00
Promoting a Culture of Safety to Prevent Medical Errors

An organization promotes a culture of safety by focusing on how and why a problem occurred rather than on the person whose action or inaction caused the error. Experts refer to healthcare organizations that have a passion for patient safety as high-rel... 1.00 hrs $12.00
Folic Acid: The Hope for the Future

Today about 3,000 American babies a year are born with neural tube defects, a 25% drop since 1995. This reduction is attributed to folic acid food fortification and the push to have all women of childbearing age take folic acid supplements regularly. Y... 1.00 hrs $12.00
The Challenges of Infertility

Infertility disrupts the lives of millions of couples in the U.S. The National Survey of Family Growth reports that from 2011 to 2015, 12.1% of women ages 15 to 44 years had impaired fecundity (ability to get pregnant or carry the pregnancy to term), a... 1.00 hrs $12.00
Beyond the Baby Blues: Postpartum Depression

Many healthcare practitioners are probably unaware of the epidemiological and clinical aspects of psychiatric disorders that may occur during the puerperium. However, they need to be able to distinguish among these disorders so mothers can receive appr... 1.00 hrs $12.00
Uncovering Gestational Diabetes for the Health of Mother and Child

Convincing evidence exists that gestational diabetes mellitus is increasing in prevalence in the U.S. A woman with GDM can have a healthy pregnancy if the condition is well managed. Because GDM is increasing in the U.S. and globally, providers who work... 1.00 hrs $12.00
Bleeding in Early Pregnancy: When Is It an Emergency?

Vaginal bleeding is one of the most common causes of presentation to the ED during the first trimester of pregnancy. Up to 25% of all pregnancies may have vaginal bleeding that can range from spotting to hemorrhage with hemodynamic instability. This co... 1.00 hrs $12.00
Cultural Perspectives in Childbearing

As the population of the U.S. soars in diversity, healthcare professionals must be prepared to care for childbearing families from many cultures. All cultures and families need to be given the same respect; be assured of the highest quality of care; ha... 1.00 hrs $12.00
The Sobering Facts About Fetal Alcohol Exposure

Alcohol is known to be poisonous to a fetus throughout gestation, and when a pregnant woman consumes alcohol, it is delivered directly to the fetus. The term fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) is the term for a group of conditions that may occur wh... 1.00 hrs $12.00
Healthy People 2020, Part 1

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Healthy People initiative provides evidence-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans. In December 2010, HHS announced Healthy People 2020’s health promoti... 1.00 hrs $12.00
Hyperemesis Gravidarum — More than Morning Sickness

Nausea and vomiting in pregnancy (NVP) occur in approximately 70% to 85% of all pregnancies and severe symptoms can lead to health complications that may endanger both the expectant mother and their unborn child (DynaMed, 2019). Hyperemesis gravidarum ... 1.00 hrs $12.00
Managing Patent Ductus Arteriosus in Preterm Infants

Patent ductus arteriosus is among the most common problems affecting preterm infants in the first few days of life and has the most potential for adverse systemic effects. Functional closure of the ductus arteriosus generally occurs within the first 72... 1.00 hrs $12.00
Malaria: A Major Global Killer

In 2017, an estimated 219 million people developed malaria, and close to a half million people died of it, most of them in sub-Saharan Africa. Even though malaria is both preventable and treatable, a child dies of it every two minutes. Malaria is cause... 1.00 hrs $12.00
Methyl Mercury Poisoning

Mercury poisoning still threatens people’s health and lives, and healthcare providers across various disciplines have much to learn about potential sources of poisoning, prevention, and assessment. In the general population, the presence of mercu... 1.00 hrs $12.00
Ectopic Pregnancy

Ectopic pregnancy, in which the fertilized ovum implants outside of the endometrial lining of the uterus, remains a gynecological concern. While ectopic pregnancies account for about 1% and 2% of pregnancies in the U.S., they represent 3% to as high as... 1.00 hrs $12.00
Uncovering Abuse in the Pregnant Woman

Domestic violence or intimate partner violence can only be halted when the issue is brought to light, and the victims are fully supported by society. Abuse occurs to pregnant women more often than gestational diabetes and preeclampsia. This course desc... 1.00 hrs $12.00
Chronic Medical Conditions and Pregnancy

The U.S. is one of just eight countries to see a rise in maternal mortality during the past decade, with a ranking of 60 out of 180 countries for maternal deaths. High-risk pregnancies with mothers who are surviving childhood conditions into adulthood ... 1.70 hrs $15.00
Zika: The Pandemic Threat

This course has been approved for 2 hours by the Commission on Case Manager Certification for 2017 and 2018.

Zika, a mosquitoborne viral infection, is the most recent of four arboviruses (arthropodborne viral diseases) that have spread to the Wes... 1.00 hrs $12.00
Child Care Quandary: When to Exclude an Ill Child

Socioeconomic trends and welfare reform over the past two decades have led to a distinct rise in the number of mothers entering the workforce and an increase in the number of young children being cared for by nonparental caregivers. Healthcare professi... 1.00 hrs $12.00
Contraceptive Counseling for Breastfeeding Patients

Nurses, particularly those who work in an obstetrician’s office, a maternity unit, or any setting dedicated to women’s healthcare, need to be well versed in contraception methods that are compatible with breastfeeding. All women should have... 1.00 hrs $12.00
Diabetes and Pregnancy

Diabetes is a common but serious condition that can affect people of any age, including women in their childbearing years. Elevated blood glucose during pregnancy can have serious medical consequences to both mother and fetus. These neg... 15.00 hrs $60.00

This course is designed for those in the medical profession with interests in perinatal and maternal-child health. It will assist the participant in supporting, protecting, and promoting breastfeeding for optimal infant growth and devel... 15.00 hrs $60.00