The AWHONN Fetal Heart Monitoring Program (FHM) provides fetal heart monitoring education to approximately 15,000 perinatal clinicians each year worldwide.
The Fetal Heart Monitoring Instructor Recognition Award is an opportunity to acknowledge and highlight Instructors' involvement, unwavering commitment and significant contributions in helping AWHONN achieve our goals for promoting the health of women and newborns. Our Instructors truly make a difference in helping AWHONN's FHM Program stand above the rest.
Carol Fiocco, MSN, RNC
Carol Fiocco is currently an IT Clinical Trainer for Maricopa Integrated Health Center (MIHS). Carol holds a Master's of Science Degree in Nursing from the University of Phoenix. Prior to 2012, Carol has worked since 1985 as an OB nurse and was the OB Clinical Practice Educator. Carol was instrumental in starting the AWHONN Fetal Heart Monitoring Program at MIHS. Carol has been an Instructor since 2007 and progressed to a Designated Instructor teaching both the Intermediate and Advanced Courses that she enjoys teaching throughout the region.
Tonnyann is currently a Clinical Educator at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth within the Maternal Child Infant Department. Tonnyann holds a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Nursing from New York University and a Master's of Science Degree - Major Women's Health Clinical Nurse Specialist from the University of South Alabama. Tonnyann has been an Intermediate Instructor since 2008, Advanced Instructor since 2010 and Instructor Trainer since 2011. As an inpatient obstetric and perioperative nurse, Tonnyann enjoys the opportunity to educate providers, registered professional nurses, and paraprofessionals in a variety of topics ranging from neonatal resuscitation and fetal heart monitoring to advanced life support in obstetrics. Further, it is a privilege to have had the ability to make AWHONN's Intermediate, Advanced, and Intermediate Instructor fetal heart monitoring courses available to military nurses not only across the southeast region of Virginia, but on occasion the world.
Bridget Lai, AD, RNC
Bridget Lai is the Perinatal Nurse Educator at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children. She has over ten years of experience in labor and delivery, and has been the director of the Perinatal Nursing Academy for the last three years. In 2009, Bridget became an Instructor and in 2010 a Designated Instructor teaching the Intermediate and Advanced Fetal Monitoring Courses. Bridget is passionate about fetal monitoring competence and hosts regular on unit strip reviews at her facility in addition to the classroom fetal monitoring instruction she provides.
Teresa Stanfill, BSN, MSN, RNC-OB
Teresa Stanfill, is currently the Manager of Clinical Education for St. Luke's Healthcare System. Teresa moved into education in 2002. Teresa obtained her Bachelor's of Science Degree in Nursing from Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington; her Master's of Science Degree in Nursing from Idaho State University in Pocatello, Idaho and is currently pursuing her DNP at the University of Kansas in Kansas City. Aside from her commitment to teaching the Intermediate and Advanced Courses, she has been an obstetrics nurse her entire career - Labor & Delivery, Mother-Baby Care, Maternal Transport Team, Perinatal Home Care, and Maternal Care Coordination.
Karin P. Van Doren, Lt Col, USAF, MSN, RNC, CNS
Karin P. Van Doren is a Lt Col currently at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida as a Clinical Nurse Specialist, Inpatient Obstetrical Unit. Karin holds a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Nursing from the University of California-Sacramento and a Master's of Science Degree in Nursing from University of Wisconsin-Madison. Karin has been an inpatient obstetrical clinical nurse for most of her nursing career. Karin became an AWHONN Instructor because she found the theories behind fetal heart monitoring interesting. She has been an Instructor since 2005 and an Instructor Trainer since 2008. Karin's focus is on three main objectives: (1) helping our families to have the best birth experience possible (2) helping our nurses to be able to give the best nursing care possible and (3) helping our systems to be as safe as possible.
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