Perinatal Regionalization Program

Perinatal Regionalization Program

As the perinatal referral center for the Middle Tennessee Region, the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the Department of Nursing Education and Professional Development are pleased to offer the following continuing education courses for 2023.

To register for a course, please click on the date you wish to attend under the course you are interested in. You will be directed to an online form for registration. You will receive an email two weeks prior to the course with the time and location information. 

If you have questions regarding these courses, please contact Susan Drummond at

Accreditation Statement
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nursing Education and Professional Development is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Please Note
All courses are currently being held online. You will receive a confirmation email with a link to the course 2 weeks before course date.

  • Basic Electronic Fetal Monitoring (1/2 day course)
    This course is designed for those with little or no experience in Electronic Fetal Monitoring and will cover basic terminology.

    November 15, 2023

    December 12, 2023

  • Care of the OB Patient – Level I (full day)
    Topics included in this course include obstetric admission assessment, labor management, induction and augmentation of labor, and common obstetrical emergencies.

    December 6, 2023

  • Electronic Fetal Monitoring Review/Case Studies (45 minutes)
    New for 2023! This interactive program will review electronic fetal monitoring tracings utilizing case studies with a focus on NICHD terminology. This program is great for new staff who need additional practice with strip interpretation or experienced staff for review. 

    Each program will last approximately 45 minutes and will start at 9 a.m.

    December 12, 2023

    January 9, 2024

    February 13, 2024

    March 12, 2024