Electronic Fetal Monitoring Subspecialty – Content Grid

NCC uses NICHD terminology and questions should reflect this preferred EFM language where appropriate.

10.00ELECTRONIC MONITORING EQUIPMENT
10.01Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring
10.02Uterine Monitoring
10.03Equipment Failure/Troubleshooting
10.04Artifact Detection
11.00PHYSIOLOGY
11.01Uteroplacental
11.02Uterine Activity
11.03Factors Affecting Fetal Oxygenation
12.00PATTERN RECOGNITION AND INTERVENTION
12.01Baseline Heart Rate
12.02Fetal Heart Rate Patterns
12.03Response to Hyperstimulation/Hypertonus
12.04Dysrhythmias and Other Variant Patterns
12.05Common Complications
13.00ADJUNCT FETAL SURVEILLANCE METHODS
13.01Auscultation
13.02Fetal movement Counting
13.03Nonstress Testing
13.04Cord Blood Acid Base Testing
13.05Biophysical Profile
13.06Fetal Acoustic Stimulation
14.00LEGAL ASPECTS OF ELECTRONIC FETAL MONITORING
14.01Evidence Based Practice
14.02Professional/Legal
14.03Ethical Principles
14.04Patient Safety