Fetal Health Surveillance Refresher Course FHSL Refresher*


Start 15 September, 2020, 9 AM

End 12 PM


1200 Main Street W




McMaster University Medical Centre, HSC 4H26C

Contact Info

McMaster University, CHSE

Phone: 905-525-9140 ext. 22671

E-Mail: cmereg@mcmaster.ca


The Program: The Fetal Health Surveillance Education Program consists of an online and in-person component. Learners are required to 1) review the online self-learning fetal health surveillance manual (UBC CPD e-learning site), 2) complete an online examination (UBC CPD e-learning site) and 3) attend an in person workshop.


Pre-requisite: Fetal Health Surveillance in Labour course completed with 2 years


Target Audience: The education program is designed for nurses, physicians and midwives with sufficient experience supporting a strong foundation of knowledge and skills in intrapartum fetal heart rate surveillance. A minimum of 1 year experience is suggested.
This education program is not appropriate for the inexperienced practitioner. 


  • Describe various methods of intrapartum fetal assessment with emphasis on intermittent auscultation and electronic fetal surveillance.
  • Explain maternal-fetal physiology and pathophysiology
  • Discuss the clinical management of FHR interpretation.
  • Identify strategies to mitigate risks through improved interdisciplinary communication, collaboration and management.

Registration Fee: $150

View our Midwifery offerings:

Neonatal Resuscitation Program NRP*

Dates available to register for:

22 September, 2020


Surgical Assistant in Obstetrics: C-Section

6-7 November, 2020


Future Midwifery Courses:

Point of Care Ultrasound for Maternity Care

Family Planning & Contraception

Induction and Augmentation of Labour

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