Chapter 1: Definitions

It is important that communication between healthcare providers, including physicians and nurses, is consistent to ensure that patient care is done appropriately. This chapter reviews uniform fetal heart rate (FHR) terminology and interpretation, which are necessary to facilitate meaningful communication, appropriate documentation, establishment of functional information databases and sound research. 

Target Audience

Obstetricians, Gynecologists, Nurse Practitioners (General), Physician Assistants, Nurse Midwives and all other interested healthcare professionals.

Learning Objective

  • Utilize National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) terminology.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.75 General certificate of attendance
  • 0.75 Nurse Practitioners
Course opens: 
10/01/2021
Course expires: 
09/30/2024

Melissa Acevedo, M.D., FACOG
Obstetrician and Gynecologist
South Miami Hospital

Speaker:
Heather Swigart Rodriguez, MSN, RNC-OB
Clinical Learning Educator II
Perinatal Nurse Educator/NRP coordinator 
Interprofessional and Allied Health Education
Center for the Advancement of Learning
Baptist Health South Florida

Coordinator/Planner:
Colleen Rodriguez RNC-NIC, NEA-BC, BSN, MHSA
Assistant Vice President Nursing
South Miami Hospital

Melissa Acevedo, M.D., FACOG, faculty of this education activity, has no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies* to disclose, and has indicated that the presentation or discussion will not include off-label or unapproved product usage.

Heather Swigart Rodriguez, MSN, RNC-OB, speaker of this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies* to disclose, and has indicated that the presentation or discussion will not include off-label or unapproved product usage.

Coordinator/planner, non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies.*

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Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
              
Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.75 General certificate of attendance
  • 0.75 Nurse Practitioners
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