Certificate in Perinatal Issues (Self-Paced Tutorial)

Certificate in Perinatal Issues (Self-Paced Tutorial)

3 Months / 20 Course Hrs
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  • Syllabus
  • Requirements


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. 

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. (20 contact hours)


ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, LLC was awarded Accreditation with Distinction, the highest recognition awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Accreditation Program.

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.

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

No individual in a position to control content for this activity has any conflicts of interest or relevant financial relationships to declare.

There is no commercial support being received for this activity.

Expiration Date: 10/21/2021

Enrollment Options:
3 Months Access Course Code: T9671
No Instructor, Start Anytime


1 Perinatal Health—A Global Perspective

2 Childbirth and Culture: Practices, Beliefs, and Traditions

3 Ectopic Pregnancy

4 Hyperemesis Gravidarum

5 Perinatal Issues: Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy

6 Perinatal Issues: Diabetes in Pregnancy

7 Perinatal Issues: Prevention of Neonatal Group B Streptococcal Infection

8 Perinatal Issues: Postpartum Depression

9 Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma (Shaken Baby Syndrome)


Hardware Requirements: 

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac device.

Software Requirements: 

  • PC: Windows XP or later.
  • Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Adobe Flash Player. Click here to download the Flash Player.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
  • Java. Click here to download Java.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.


  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.