Jan 14, 28, Feb 4, 11, 25 & Mar 3

8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Facilities Support Services Building (FSSB), Room 2030
Course # 09068
Capacity: 35

Class dates in red are full.

Course description

This didactic course is the Perinatal Education Coalition’s six-week series for RNs new to Labor and Delivery. The course content includes: physiology of pregnancy, intrapartum assessment, placental physiology, electronic fetal monitoring, physiology of labor, intrapartum pain management, preterm labor, emergency delivery, OB complications, and induction/augmentation. The last class describes newborn assessment and intervention in the immediate post delivery period.

Course materials

There will be assigned reading for each class from the textbook, Intrapartum Management Modules (Fourth Edition, 2008), authors Kennedy, Ruth, & Martin, published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. The book is available for purchase online at www.amazon.com or www.barnesandnoble.com.


The coordinators recommend that nurses attending this class have worked in labor and delivery for more than 4 weeks and have completed the AWHONN Introduction to Fetal Heart Monitoring course before taking the class.

C.E. contact hours

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 26, for 42 contact hours.

Attendees will not receive C.E. credit if they are more than 20 minutes late; no partial credit can be awarded.


Please select a class date above and complete the registration form. If using a credit card, submit the registration form and phone in your credit card number to (916) 734-9790. If paying by check, please print the registration form, attach your check made payable to UC Regents dated for the date of the class, and mail to: 

Center for Professional Practice of Nursing
4900 Broadway, Suite 1630
Sacramento, CA 95820

Registrations are confirmed only if any applicable fee is provided with registration form.

Registration deadline

January 1, 2016

UC Davis employees and community registrants

  • Sponsored hospital employees who are currently working in L&D may submit their registration form to secure their seat.
  • $400 registration fee for those L&D RNs from non-sponsoring hospitals.

Refund policy

Tuition, less a $20 processing fee, will be refunded if cancellation is received by the registration deadline. No refunds after the deadline. Full refunds processed if provider cancels course.

Sponsoring hospitals

UC Davis Health System

Mercy Healthcare Sacramento/Dignity Health

  • Mercy General Hospital
  • Mercy San Juan Medical Center
  • Mercy Folsom Hospital
  • Methodist Hospital
  • Woodland Memorial Hospital
  • Sierra Nevada Hospital

Kaiser Foundation Hospitals

  • North Valley Service Area
  • South Sacramento Service Area

Sutter Health Sacramento Sierra Region

  • Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento
  • Sutter Roseville Medical Center
  • Sutter Davis Hospital
  • Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital
  • Sutter Solano Medical Center
  • Sutter Amador Hospital

Persons with disabilities

Individuals needing special accommodations may call the Center for Professional Practice of Nursing at (916) 734-9790.


Parking is available in parking lots 14 and 17 on 2nd avenue or lot 25 on 50th Street adjacent to the MIND Institute. Park with a UC Davis parking permit, or purchase a daily permit for $6 in lot 14 or 25.