Perinatal Regionalization Program

As the perinatal referral center for the Middle Tennessee Region, Vanderbilt Medical Center Department of OB/GYN and the Department of Nursing Education and Professional Development are pleased to offer the following continuing education courses for 2021.

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. 

Additional 2021 dates for all courses will be coming soon.

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

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.

May 17, 2021

August 16, 2021

November 3, 2021

Advanced Electronic Fetal Monitoring (full day)
This course is designed for those with experience In Electronic Fetal monitoring or those who have completed the Basic EFM course.

June 9, 2021

October 19, 2021

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.

May 12, 2021 

October 14, 2021

Care of the High Risk OB Patient- Level II (full day)
Topics included in this course are preterm labor, hypertension in pregnancy, diabetes, and disseminated intravascular coagulation.

June 2, 2021

September 13, 2021

November 15, 2021

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.

Inclement Weather Policy
If Metro/Davidson county schools are closed due to weather, the class will be canceled.