TENS for Childbirth Course

About Course

Understand how to effectively use TENS Unit for pregnancy and childbirth.


Course awards 1 contact hour — California Board of Registered Nursing Provider

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This 60-90 minute course overviews the (TENS) transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation unit.  This device is a useful coping tool for back pain in pregnancy and labor.

Free TENS education handout to share with students and clients included with this online course.

Audience: Doulas, Nurses, Midwives, Students, Birth Professionals, anyone interested in learning more.

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Without exception no refunds and no credits for the online courses.


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10 Lessons

TENS Device?

Learn about the TENS
What is the TENS?3:44
Understanding TENS1:06
Benefits of TENS4:19
Using during Labor3:17
Mom using TENS2:48
Device Types4:42
Client Strategies3:31
TENS Review
Course Completion

About the instructor

CPI offers online courses that are both evidence-based and skills competency based. The intention is for participants to gain not only knowledge but the practical skills to serve and empower families.
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I really enjoyed learning the benefits of using a TENS unit for laboring moms. I think everyone should have a TENS on hand, they are a great tool to promote faster healing and interrupt pain signals.