Professional Development

Pregnancy & Birth

ANCC Accredited Distinction LogoChildbirth International offers a range of short courses for professional development. Childbirth International Training is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC). All CBI courses completed after January 28th, 2019 are awarded continuing education units that are recognized by the American Nurses Association and can be used for certification or recertification.

Courses are designed for all health professionals and birth professionals who would like to develop their skills and knowledge on topics related to pregnancy and birth, and include:

  • Understanding Amniotic Fluid Disorders
  • Issues of the Breech Presentation
  • Diabetes in Pregnancy
  • Exploring Group B Streptococcus

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Understanding Amniotic Fluid Disorders

This online course provides 3.1 CEU’s (3.1 hours) of professional development. Focusing on the evidence related to polyhydramnios and oligohydramnios, you will explore the signs and symptoms of each, testing and diagnosis options, implications for labor, birth, and the postpartum period, and controversies surrounding each condition. Once you have read through the course manual you can complete the online test (20 questions). A 70% pass grade is required (2 attempts are allowed). Once you have completed the test you can download your certificate of completion. This course can be taken on its own as professional development or as part of the Advanced Skills in Complex Pregnancies Certification (available from March 2019 and this course will be credited toward the certification). The course certificate will show evidence of the continuing education hours which can be used for ANA certification and recertification.

Existing CBI students receive a 15% discount on this course.

Look at the Learning Outcomes

Continuing Education Credits: 3.1 hours

Time Limit: 6 months

Delivery: Online

Cost: $55

Refunds: Non-refundable

  • Read the course manuals
  • Complete the online test (20 questions, 70% pass grade)
  • Complete the evaluation of the course

Issues of the Breech Presentation

This online course provides 7.4 CEU’s (7.4 hours) of professional development. Focusing on the evidence related to breech birth, you will explore the complications related to breech birth, different management options for breech birth, the implications on breech birth on labor and the postpartum period, and the controversies related to breech birth. Once you have read through the course manual you can complete the online test (16 questions). A 70% pass grade is required (2 attempts are allowed). Once you have completed the test you can download your certificate of completion. This course can be taken on its own as professional development or as part of the Advanced Skills in Complex Pregnancies Certification (available from March 2019 and this course will be credited toward the certification). The course certificate will show evidence of the continuing education hours which can be used for ANA certification and recertification.

Existing CBI students receive a 15% discount on this course.

Look at the Learning Outcomes

Continuing Education Credits: 7.4 hours

Time Limit: 6 months

Delivery: Online

Cost: $65

Refunds: Non-refundable

  • Read the course manuals
  • Complete the online test (16 questions, 70% pass grade)
  • Complete the evaluation of the course

Diabetes in Pregnancy

This online course provides 6.2 CEU’s (6.2 hours) of professional development. Focusing on the evidence related to diabetes (Type I & II) and gestational diabetes, you will explore the controversies, treatment and management options, and the implications for labor and birth. Once you have read through the course manual you can complete the online test (26 questions). A 70% pass grade is required (2 attempts are allowed). Once you have completed the test you can download your certificate of completion. This course can be taken on its own as professional development or as part of the Advanced Skills in Complex Pregnancies Certification (available from March 2019 and this course will be credited toward the certification). The course certificate will show evidence of the continuing education hours which can be used for ANA certification and recertification.

Existing CBI students receive a 15% discount on this course.

Look at the Learning Outcomes

Continuing Education Credits: 6.2 hours

Time Limit: 6 months

Delivery: Online

Cost: $60

Refunds: Non-refundable

  • Read the course manuals
  • Complete the online test (20 questions, 70% pass grade)
  • Complete the evaluation of the course

Exploring Group B Streptococcus

This online course provides 3.3 CEU’s (3.3 hours) of professional development. Focusing on the evidence related to Group B Streptococcus you will look at the controversies related to this infection and the implications for labor, birth, and the postpartum period. Once you have read through the course manual you can complete the online test (2 questions). A 70% pass grade is required (2 attempts are allowed). Once you have completed the test you can download your certificate of completion. This course can be taken on its own as professional development or as part of the Advanced Skills in Complex Pregnancies Certification (available from March 2019 and this course will be credited toward the certification). The course certificate will show evidence of the continuing education hours which can be used for ANA certification and recertification.

Existing CBI students receive a 15% discount on this course.

Look at the Learning Outcomes

Continuing Education Credits: 3.3 hours

Time Limit: 6 months

Delivery: Online

Cost: $55

Refunds: Non-refundable

  • Read the course manuals
  • Complete the online test (20 questions, 70% pass grade)
  • Complete the evaluation of the course