CHICAGO, May 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Certification Corporation (NCC) is pleased to announce the debut of the NCC EFM Toolkit at ACOG's 2016 Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) is a professional membership organization dedicated to advancing women's health through education, practice, research, and advocacy. They emphasize life-long learning, and incorporate new knowledge and information technology.
If attending ACOG, please visit NCC at booth number 1234 on Sunday, May 15th or Monday, May 16th. Take a moment to test your Electronic Fetal Monitoring (EFM) skills by playing the NCC EFM Tracing Game or to discuss the value of NCC EFM certification…how it promotes effective communication and impacts patient safety.
USB drives containing the NCC Electronic Fetal Monitoring (EFM) Toolkit will be distributed at ACOG. The EFM toolkit can also be accessed at NCC-EFM.org.
The EFM toolkit contains valuable information for individuals who use Electronic Fetal Monitoring in their practice.
NCC-EFM.org contains links to affordable CE specific to EFM, eligibility criteria and application process for EFM credentialing along with the following:
- NCC EFM Tracing Game – this web game uses NICHD terminology to identify strip elements and categorize the EFM strips. Both free and paid collections are available to play.
- EFM Certification: One Team, One Language… Quality Outcomes – peer-to-peer video discussions on the value of EFM certification and its direct impact on patient safety. Over 16,000 health care professionals in obstetrical care have demonstrated their knowledge of EFM through the accredited certification examination offered by NCC.
- Free EFM Resources Recommended by Experts – The linked articles, app and papers include the NCC monograph "Fetal Assessment and Safe Labor Management" authored by Kathleen Rice Simpson, PhD, RNC-OB, CNS-BC, FAAN.
NCC is a non-profit organization committed to promoting quality health care to women, neonates and their families. NCC provides credentialing, recognition and educational programs for nurses, physicians and other licensed health professionals in the obstetric, gynecologic and neonatal specialties. More than 140,000 licensed health care professionals have been awarded prestigious NCC credentials since its inception in 1975.
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SOURCE The National Certification Corporation