Reproductive Health Nursing - Advanced Technical Certificate


Reproductive Health Nursing is a 15-credit advanced technical certificate designed to provide Registered Nurses with specialized education and training in reproductive health care. These RN's will be able to utilize this knowledge and skill as they work in obstetric clinics, gynecology clinics, hospital birthing and gynecology units, family planning clinics and campus health centers. Students interested in completing all courses for the advanced technical certificate must be licensed as a Registered Nurse in Wisconsin. Nursing students with third semester standing, RNs and LPNs may enroll in six of the eight courses to complete the Reproductive Health Nursing Basic Certificate.

  • Complete specialized reproductive health assessments
  • Work with clients to determine appropriate contraceptive use
  • Provide contraceptive management
  • Work effectively in community clinics using current reproductive clinical guidelines and public health strategies
  • Provide basic obstetric care spanning preconception to postpartum
  • Utilize health promotion and disease prevention strategies with clients across the lifespan
  • Demonstrate effective advocacy skills in the reproductive health setting and the community

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  • Must be a Registered Nurse
  • Interested in working in a practice setting that serves the community's reproductive health care needs