Helps nurses improve their interviewing techniques. Includes suggestions for creating a relaxed interview environment, overcoming communication barriers, respecting cultural traditions, formulating questions, and interpreting nonverbal communication. Provides assessment models to screen for high-risk conditions, such as intimate partner violence; tobacco, alcohol, and other substance use; and postpartum depression. Addresses legal and ethical responsibilities of nurse interviewers.
This course was developed by the March of Dimes, which will provide the contact hours and process the continuing education tests. The March of Dimes is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the New York State Nurses Association, an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. It has been assigned code 6R2GNS-PRV-06.
They offer courses on a broad range of topics designed to help perinatal nurses integrate scientific and clinical advances into the care of mothers and babies. Nursing modules are written for nurses, by nurses, and are a cost-effective way for nurses and certified nurse-midwives (CNMs) to earn continuing education credit.