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2010 Fetal Monitoring Courses

The program fee is $20. You may pay at the door. AWHONN programs require a special fee. You can register in advance. Please note that lunch is on your own.


 Date  Location  Time  Level
Jan. 25 Joint RN/MD Strip Review w/ RN Skills Sessions
(speculum exam and internal lead placement)
St. Elizabeth's Hospital
Belleville, IL
7-11 am
12 - 4 pm
Feb. 2 St. Mary’s Good Samaritan, Inc.
Centralia, IL
9 am - 3:30 pm Advanced
March 4

AWHONN Advanced Fetal Monitoring 
SSM St. Mary's Health Center
Cafe A & B
St. Louis, MO

8 am - 5 pm Advanced
Fee: $125
March 29 Heartland Regional Medical Center  
Conference Rooms 1 & 4
Marion, IL
9 am - 3:30 pm   Advanced
April 15 Southeast Missouri Hospital
Harrison Room
Cape Girardeau, MO
9 am - 3:30 pm Advanced
May 18 SSM St. Joseph Hospital West
O'Fallon Room
Lake St. Louis, MO
9 am - 3:30 pm Fundamentals
June 7 Gateway Regional Medical Center 
Granite City, IL
9 am - 3:30 pm Advanced
Aug. 10 SSM DePaul Health Center
May Room (in May Center)
Bridgeton, MO
9 am - 3:30 pm Advanced
Sept. 7,8 AWHONN Intermediate FHR Monitoring
SSM St. Mary's Health Center
Meeting Room 2
St. Louis, MO
8 am - 4 pm Intermediate
Fee: $175
Oct. 12 SSM St. Mary's Health Center
Meeting Room 1 & 2
St. Louis, MO
9 am - 3:30 pm Fundamentals
Nov. 2 St. Joseph's Hospital
Breese, IL
9 am - 3:30 pm Advanced

PLEASE NOTE: The fundamental course is designed for nurses with minimal experience in fetal monitoring (1 year or less). The advanced course is designed for nurses who have developed a professional practice that utilizes fetal monitoring interpretation skills.  Contact hours will be awarded by the Missouri Nurses Association. Illinois programs are partially funded by the Illinois Department of Public Health. The AWHONN courses are not introductory level courses and require a minimum of 6 months experience interpreting fetal monitor tracings. A separate brochure will be mailed out for the AWHONN programs.

Contact Us

For registration or further information, please contact:

 Pam Randazzo (314) 768-8537 or email 

 Connie Thompson (314) 768-8547 or email

Registration and Payment

If you would like to mail payment in advance, send your check made payable to
SSM St. Mary’s Health Center.

Please include a note with your name and the date of the course you wish to attend
and mail to:            

SSM St. Mary’s Health Center
Attn:  Perinatal Outreach
6420 Clayton Road
St. Louis, MO  63117


 SSM St. Mary's Health Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Missouri Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. 

 SSM St. Mary’s Fetal Monitoring Class (both Advanced and Fundamentals) are approved for 5.0 contact hours.  

 AWHONN provides 12 contact hours for their advanced fetal monitoring and 18 contact hours for their intermediate fetal monitoring class.