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Prepare to pass the RNC-OB Exams!

Welcome to the Inpatient Obstetric Nursing Certification (RNC-OB) Review Resource Center, your online guide to preparing for the Inpatient Obstetric Nursing Certification Exam (RNC-OB). Here you will find access to a variety of resources to help you as you prepare to take the Inpatient Obstetric Nursing Certification Exam (RNC-OB).

Course available in 2 formats:

Course Overview:

The RNC-OB review course provides a comprehensive and up-to- date review of inpatient obstetric nursing based on the inpatient obstetric nursing exam content outline. Participants receive information that will not only promote certification exam success, but will also enhance clinical nursing practice.

Course Objectives:

  • Review and discuss inpatient obstetric nursing certification exam content based on the RNC-OB certification exam content outline.
  • Attain information to support and enhance inpatient obstetric nursing practice

Course Outline:

  • Exam Overview and Test Taking
  • Maternal Factors Affecting the Fetus and Newborn
  • Fetal Assessment
  • Labor and Delivery
  • Obstetric Complications
  • Postpartum
  • Newborn
  • Discharge Teaching
  • Professional Practice Considerations

About the course instructors:

Kate Colvin, MSN-Ed, RNC-OB, C-EFM, LCCE

Kate-ColvinKate Colvin is an expert clinician and educator in obstetric nursing and electronic fetal monitoring dedicated to preparing nurses to sit for obstetric nursing subspecialty certification exams including: RNC-OB and C-EFM. She has fifteen years of experience as an OB staff nurse and clinical nurse educator for BSN nursing students. She is certified in Inpatient Obstetrics, Electronic Fetal Monitoring, and is a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator. Kate is active in the Association for Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN), and is an instructor for the AWHONN Fetal Heart Monitoring course. Kate’s passion for OB nursing translates in this course and the way she prepares participants to challenge and pass the RNC-OB Exam.

About Contact Hours:

For Nurses Outside of Florida and California: Nurse Builders is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

For Florida and California Nurses: Nurse Builders is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (provider #15118) and the Florida Board of Nursing (provider #50-9679).


2 Day Course Times:
8:00am – 4:00pm
Contact Hours: 13


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Locations with green links are open for public registration


November 16 & 17, 2021
Children’s Hospital of New Orleans
LIVE streaming video
8am-4pm CST

October 4-5, 2021
LIVE streaming video
8am-4pm EST

November 16 & 17, 2019
Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara
Santa Rosa, CA

May 2 & 3, 2019
The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio
San Antonio, TX

November 26 & 27, 2018
Lenexa, KS
Shawnee Mission Medical

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