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Certificate in Perinatal Issues

$99.00 (USD)

Offered in partnership with West Valley College choose another school


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.

Program Benefits

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.

Note:  All healthcare providers are responsible for checking the "Accreditation" list to determine if this course awards contact hours for their profession.


The Certificate in Perinatal Issues program provides 20 contact hours and includes the following nine courses:

  1. Childbirth and Culture—Practices, Beliefs, and Traditions

  2. Diabetes in Pregnancy

  3. Ectopic Pregnancy

  4. Hyperemesis Gravidarum

  5. Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy

  6. Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma (Shaken Baby Syndrome)

  7. Perinatal Health—A Global Perspective 

  8. Postpartum Depression

  9. 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. 

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:  10/21/2018


Course Revised February 2016





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