20 contact hours
The Certificate in Perinatal Issues is a multidisciplinary educational experience designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of individuals who provide care and support for childbearing women, newborns, and families. The demand for knowledgeable providers to meet the needs of this population is dramatically increasing; new jobs are being developed and new services created. Health professionals who work with this population will need continuing professional education to gain a broad understanding of this specialized area of care and to stay current with emerging trends.
Your Certificate in Perinatal Issues will distinguish you as a knowledgeable, skilled, and committed professional in this specialized field of care. The program:
- enhances professional marketability,
- builds skills and competencies, and
- fulfills continuing education requirements for many professionals.
This certificate program provides you with current knowledge in specific perinatal topics so you can effectively meet the needs of childbearing women, newborns, and families through a wide range of professional career paths.
This certificate program is relevant for registered nurses, nurse practitioners, advanced practice nurses, licensed vocational or practical nurses, nursing assistants, and social workers.
The Certificate in Perinatal Issues program provides 20 contact hours and includes the following nine courses:
Childbirth and Culture—Practices, Beliefs, and Traditions
Diabetes in Pregnancy
Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy
Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma (Shaken Baby Syndrome)
Perinatal Health—A Global Perspective
Prevention of Neonatal Group B Streptococcal Infection
ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Accreditation refers to recognition of continuing nursing education only and does not imply Commission on Accreditation approval or endorsement of any commercial product.
ALLEGRA Learning Solutions courses are acceptable for CE contact hours in all states.
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP 14693, for the stated number of contact hours.
California Board of Behavioral Sciences Provider Number PCE 1564. This course meets the qualifications for the stated hours of continuing education credit for MFCCs and/or LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.
ALLEGRA Learning Solutions courses are approved for continuing education credit for diabetes educators. All ANCC accredited courses are accepted for continuing education credit by the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators (NCBDE).
ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, LLC is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education Approved Provider. Provider Number 451562-11
This activity is being provided by ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, LLC and co-provided by Education to Go.
Expiration Date: 10/21/2015