Intrapartum Nursing Course for Perinatal Nurses

This program is a series of classes designed for the registered nurse who is new to the perinatal setting. It can also be used as a refresher course for the experienced perinatal nurse. The class series begins with basic topics in perinatal care and progresses to more advanced issues.

Please send your completed registration form, along with course payment to:
SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital - St. Louis
Attn: Perinatal Outreach
6420 Clayton Road
St. Louis, Mo 63117

Course Fee

The course fee is $20 per day. Lunch will be on your own.

2018 Calendar & Curriculum
 

Day Date Cirriculum
Day 4 Feb 27
8am-4pm
  • Substance Abuse in Pregnancy
  • Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
  • Preterm Birth
  • Obstetrical Hemorrhage
  • Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy
Day 5 April 24
8am-4pm
  • Respiratory Distress in Newborns
  • Managing Complications in Labor and Delivery
    • Shoulder Dystocia
    • Cord Prolapse
    • Uterine Rupture
    • Amniotic Fluid Embolism
  • How to Communicate When Things Go Wrong
  • Perinatal Grief Support
Day 6 June 19
8am-4pm
  • Diabetes in Pregnancy
  • Hypoglycemia of the Newborn
  • Trauma, Violence and Human Trafficking
  • Perinatal Infections
  • Sepsis in Obstetrics
Day 1 Aug 28
8am-4pm
  • Protecting and Supporting Breastfeeding
  • Overview of Pregnancy and the Labor Process
  • Functions of Placenta
  • Newborn Transition and Initial Care
  • Discharge Management
Day 2 Oct 23
8am-4pm
  • Newborn Assessment
  • Labor Support
  • Intrapartum Pain Management
  • Second Stage Management
  • Antenatal Testing
Day 3 Dec 4
8am-4pm
  • Surgical Conditions of the Newborn
  • Induction Labor
  • Care of the Cesarean Patient
  • Complications of Obesity in Pregnancy
  • Cord Blood Gas Interpretation














































 

Course Location

SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital - St. Louis
Kohler Auditorium
6420 Clayton Road
St. Louis, MO 63117

Reminder: The classroom temperatures do vary. Please be sure to bring a sweater or light jacket with you to ensure your comfort.

Course Instructors

Pam Randazzo, RNC, BSN
Perinatal Outreach Educator | SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital

Meredith Meyer, RNC, MSN
Perinatal Outreach Education | SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital

Accreditation

In support of patient care, SSM Health is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Partnership in Illinois

For classes offered in Illinois, funding is provided in part by the Illinois Department of Public Health Perinatal Program Grant.

Contact Us

For more information about this course, please contact:

Pam Randazzo, RNC, BSN
Perinatal Outreach Educator | SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital
314-768-8537

Meredith Meyer, RNC, MSN
Perinatal Outreach Education | SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital
314-768-8547

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