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  • Learn how to detect patients at risk of preterm birth.
  • Obtain nursing education credits through the March of Dimes.
  • Participate in our grand rounds, conferences and seminars.
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Continuing education: Educational modules for nurses

March of Dimes nursing modules help perinatal nurses integrate scientific and clinical advances into the care of mothers and babies. Nursing modules are written for nurses, by nurses, and are a cost-effective way for nurses and certified nurse-midwives to earn continuing education credit.

March of Dimes Foundation is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the New York State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

It has been assigned code 7SHRNB-PRV-09.

The March of Dimes is also approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP11444.

Abuse During Pregnancy: A Protocol for Prevention and Intervention, 3rd Edition (2007)
Print module

Assessment of Risk in the Term Newborn, 2nd Edition (2008)
Print module

Antepartum Assessment and Laboratory Evaluation: The First Visit (2007)
Online module

Antepartum Assessment and Laboratory Evaluation: Ongoing Care (2007)
Online module

Breastfeeding the Healthy Newborn (2008)
Print module

Breastfeeding the Infant with Special Needs, 2nd Edition (2007)
Print module

Care of the Multiple-Birth Family: Postpartum Through Infancy (2005)
Print module

Care of the Multiple-Birth Family: Pregnancy and Birth (2006)
Print module

Challenges and Management of Infertility (2008)
Print module

Cultural Competence: An Essential Journey for Perinatal Nurses (2010)
Print module

Diabetes in Pregnancy, 4th Edition (2010)
Print module

Embryonic Fetal Evaluation During Pregnancy (2002)
Print module

Genetic Issues for Perinatal Nurses, 3rd Edition (2010)
Print module

Hemodynamic Monitoring of the Critically Ill Obstetric Patient, 2nd Edition (2007)
Print module

Interviewing by the Perinatal Nurse (2005)
Print module

Loss and Grief in the Childbearing Period (2011)
Print module

Loss and Grieving in Pregnancy and the First Year of Life: A Caring Resource for Nurses (2002)
Print module

Obstetrical Emergencies for the Perinatal Nurse, 2nd Edition (2005)
Print module

Perinatal and Neonatal Ethics: Facing Contemporary Challenges (2004)
Print module

Postpartum Care (2005)
Print module

Preconception Health Promotion: A Focus for Women's Wellness (2003)
Print module

The Premature Infant: Nursing Assessment and Management, 2nd Edition (2007)
Print module

Premature Infants: Transition to Home and Follow-up (2010)
Print module

Preterm Labor: Prevention and Nursing Management, 3rd Edition (2004)
Available in print and online

Sexually Transmitted Infections, Including HIV: Impact on Women's Reproductive Health (2008)
Print module

Tobacco, Alcohol and Drug Use in Childbearing Families (2008)
Print module

Understanding the Behavior of Term Infants (2004)
Online module

For ordering information, visit the March of Dimes product catalog.

Last reviewed February 2012

Toward Improving the Outcome of Pregnancy III

Download the perinatal health quality improvement tool.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does the March of Dimes offer professional education on preterm labor and birth?

Yes. The March of Dimes Compendium on Preterm Birth is an online curriculum for health professionals about how to detect patients at risk for early delivery and assess behaviors that trigger premature birth. We also offer grand rounds and nursing education modules that address preterm labor and birth.

Does the March of Dimes support grand rounds?

Yes. The March of Dimes grand rounds program provides continuing education for perinatal health care providers on topics relevant to the March of Dimes mission: prevention of infant mortality, birth defects and preterm birth. Grand rounds strengthen the relationship between local March of Dimes chapters and the medical, nursing and public health communities. For more information, contact your local March of Dimes chapter.

What continuing education opportunities do you offer for perinatal nurses?

Nurses can earn continuing education credits through March of Dimes print and online materials. Topics include cultural competence, preterm labor and birth, breastfeeding, obstetrical emergencies, abuse during pregnancy, infertility, diabetes in pregnancy, genetics and perinatal loss. The March of Dimes has provider status through the New York State Nurses Association and the California Board of Registered Nursing. For more information, visit our nursing education Web site.

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