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Prenatal/Postnatal Fitness Instructor

Target Audience
Any nurse:
-Interested in learning more about prenatal and postnatal considerations in exercise
-Preparing to become a Certified Prenatal/Postnatal Fitness Instructor (CPFI)

Course Requirements to receive CE credit:
-Attend 2 day PCE Prenatal/Postnatal Fitness Instructor course

This 2 day program will cover pertinent topics such as:
-The anatomy and physiology of pregnancy
-ACOG guidelines for pre/postnatal fitness
-Program components
-Stability ball
-Resistance training in pregnancy
-Pregnancy Yoga
-Pregnancy Pilates
-Aquatic exercises for pregnancy
-Nutrition in the perinatal period
-Postnatal considerations
-Designing a pre/postnatal fitness program

Program Hours
Each program day is 8 hours and includes AM coffee. Comfortable clothing is recommended.

Faculty
Following the American Council on Exercise(ACE) and American College of Obstetricians and Gyngologists (ACOG) guidelines, this PCE course is taught by a certified yoga, pilates and perinatal fitness instructor with many years experience in obstetric nursing.

Continuing Education Credit
This program for 16 hours has been approved by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, which is accredited as an approver of continuing education in nursing by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. "Provider is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 13154 for 16 contact hours."

Tuition Cost
Early tuition of $300.00 must be paid in full three weeks prior to the course date. Tuition received after three weeks prior is considered late, and increases to $325.00.
PCE Member price: $280.00.
Please note: Prep course does not include certification exam.

Click here for Certification Examination information and fees.

Multiple-Course Discount
A $50.00 discount will be given when one person signs up for two prep courses at the same time.

Group Discounts
3 or more people registered for same course:
$290.00 per person (discount only applies when preregistered and prepaid together).

Only one discount can be applied.

Refunds and Cancellations
To receive a refund (does not include non-refundable $75.00 registration fee) cancellation must be received in writing at least three (3) weeks prior to scheduled course date. No exceptions will be made, and credit will not be given toward another program. PCE will accept substitutions for registrants only if the PCE office is notified at least 5 days prior to the course. PCE reserves the right to cancel courses due to insufficient registration or other circumstances beyond our control. A full refund (course tuition only) will be given if such a cancellation does occur.

Registration
Click here to register online.
Click here to download a registration form to register by mail.
Mail completed registration form to:
Prepared Childbirth Educators, Inc., 219 Central Avenue, Hatboro, PA 19040

To register by phone, Call: 888-344-9972

Fax registration form to: 215-442-9975

Prenatal/Postnatal Fitness Instructor Course - Yoga, Pilates, Aquatic, Strength Training
Prepared Childbirth Educators, Inc.
Childbirth Education Certification Program
Breastfeeding Certification Program
Lactation Certification Program
Labor Support Doula Certification Program
Prenatal Postnatal Fitness Instructor Certification Program
Infant Massage Certification Program
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2013 Dates & Locations

No On-Site CPFI Certification Prep courses are available at this time. Please see our Independent Study course.