Calendar of CEU Offerings

 

MEAC approves Continuing Education Programs attended by professional midwives to maintain and upgrade their skills and knowledge for practice. One of MEAC’s roles is to evaluate and approve  continuing education (CE) for midwives and other women’s health care providers. Program sponsors who receive MEAC approval for continuing education programs then award continuing education units (CEU’s) or contact hours to participants.

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Following is a list of on-going continuing education opportunities throughout the US and beyond. The workshops and conferences listed have been approved for MEAC CEUs and are either offered in-person or online as indicated.

 
LACTATION CHALLENGES: CELEBRATING DIVERSITY, OVERCOMING ADVERSITY, MAKING A DIFFERENCE (exp. September 2022 )
This in person two-day program provides a theoretical and practical basis for applying decision-making and counseling skills with families during the perinatal period so they can make informed decisions in the hospital and clinic settings (more specifically, in the areas of non-traditional family units, maternal depression and trauma, parental pairs, peer-to-peer milk sharing, returning to school or work, and more). Approved by MEAC for 15 hours of CE. For registration please go to the website “http://www.thebestconnect.net/

MIDWIVES ASSOCIATION OF WASHINGTON STATE WEBINAR: CONSCIOUS COMMUNICATION (exp. June 2022 (ONLINE))
Join us for a dynamic webinar about emergency management for community birth. We will address how midwives and emergency service personnel can, together, improve client care when transferring from community birth settings to the hospital. We will have an interactive look at how various charting methods can promote or harm a midwife’s professional practice and collegial relationships. Approved by MEAC for 4 hours of CE. Details and registration “https://bit.ly/maws-spring2020

HYPERTENSION IN PREGNANCY (exp. May 2022, (Online))
This course will prepare you to partner with clients through hypertensive complications in pregnancy, understand medication risks and benefits, offer evidence-based support regarding herbs, nutrition, and supplements, and information to empower your clients to change the trajectory of their long term health. The curriculum includes maternal-fetal physiology, chronic hypertension, gestational hypertension, preeclampsia, anticipatory guidance for future pregnancies, long term health effects of pregnancy-related hypertension, and integrative approach to care. 5 contact hours granted from MEAC. For more information please go to the website “http://www.midwifeCE.com/

WHY SUPPORT STUDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY UNDERREPRESENTED IN MIDWIFERY? (exp. April 2022 (Online))
Because culturally matched midwives and doulas make a difference! Come learn about the Birth Bundle Project led by the Rainier Valley Community Clinic. This midwifery-led collaborative care model brings together Licensed Midwives, Family Physicians, Doulas and Lactation Specialists to offer high quality continuity of care to the pregnant families in the greater Seattle area who need to be the most resilient to overcome barriers and social determinants that can negatively impact their health. Approved by MEAC for 1.5 hours of CE. For registration please go to the website ” https://www.hivece.com/courses/why-support-underrepresented-students

A NEUROBIOLOGICAL APPROACH TO TRAUMA INFORMED CARE (exp. April 2022 (Online)))
This course provides the neurobiological background for what happens when a client is triggered, and practical instruction on how to guide your client from triggered to trust, using Trauma Informed Care. Approved by MEAC for 3 hours of CE. For registration please go to the website https://www.hivece.com/courses/neurobiological-TIC

HOLDING SPACE FOR PREGNANCY LOSS (exp. March 2022)
This training will be held March 5, 2020 Prescott, AZ. Dani LaVoire, LM, CPM, will guide participants through a heartfelt analysis of three key components central to holding space for grieving families: an introduction to the Companioning Model of Care outlined by Alan Wolfelt, an exploration of best care practices with regard to the various support networks surrounding bereaved people and a cross-cultural understanding of the healing power of ritual found in both religious and secular settings. We are pleased to offer 0.65 CEUs. For more information or to register contact Dani LaVoire at Email: danijoelle@yahoo.com
or Website: https://www.azcommunitydeathcare.org/events/march-5

THE ONLINE SUTURING WORKSHOP WITH MIDWIFE CE (exp. Feb 2022 (Online)
The Online Suturing Workshop from Midwife CE is 100% online and learn at your own pace. With 10 hours or 1.0 CEU granted from MEAC, you’ll enhance your current practice & transform the way you approach suturing. Content includes: at home skills workshop, anatomy and physiology as it relates to post-birth lacerations and factors that influence your decisions to suture or not, the biocompatibility of suture material and potential complications, and OASIS prevention and repair as it relates to midwifery practice. For more information visit https:// www.midwifeCE.com

EXPECT THE UNEXPECTED: MIDWIVES HANDLING COMPLICATIONS IN OUT-OF-HOSPITAL SETTINGS (exp. Jan 2022)
This four day intensive seminar, Expect the Unexpected™: Midwives Handling Complications in Out-Of-Hospital Settings, worth 36 MEAC ACCREDITED CEU HOURS, gives interactive and hands-on training for midwives on successfully handing complications in the Antepartum, Intrapartum, Postpartum and Newborn Periods, including pharmacology, laboratory testing, and working collaboratively to optimize home to hospital transports. For more information or to register contact Jamie Dellesky at Email: trainings@mercyinaction.com or Website: https://www.mercycollegeofmidwifery.edu/expect-the-unexpected

ADAPTOGENS FOR STRESS RELATED DYSFUNCTION (exp. Jan 2022 (Online)
Approved by MEAC for 2 hours of CE. Come learn the biochemical evidence for adaptogens, how they can support your clients from preconception through postpartum, and how they can support everyone who is experiencing this common compromiser of health. For more information visit https://www.hivece.com/courses/adaptogens

THE NEW NORMAL FOR NEWBORN WEIGHT LOSS (exp. Jan 2022 (Online)
Approved by MEAC for 2 hours of CE, 2 R-CERPs allocated by IBLCE. Dr. Diane DiTomasso presents her award-winning research on normal newborn weight loss for breastfed babies. For more information visit https://www.hivece.com/courses/normal-newborn-weight-loss

PLACENTA MEDICINE AS A GALACTOGOGUE: TREND OR TRADITION? (exp. Jan 2022 (Online)
Approved by MEAC for 2 hours of CE, 2 L-CERPs allocated by IBLCE. What do we know about the risks and benefits of placentophagy in the postpartum period? This presentation aims to review the existing literature and evidence regarding placenta medicine, especially from a galactogogue standpoint. For more information visit https://www.hivece.com/courses/placenta-medicine

NAVIGATING ETHICAL STUDENT/PRECEPTOR/CLIENT RELATIONSHIPS (exp. Jan 2022(Online))
This course, Navigating Ethical Student/Preceptor/Client Relationships, will focus on creating and maintaining healthy relationships, working dynamics, and clinical environments for students, preceptor midwives, and the families they serve. This course may be taken by anyone, including student midwives, but is especially helpful for the experienced midwife who wants to pass along her knowledge and skills to the next generation of student midwives. 4CEUs Approved by MEAC. For more information email: Trainings@mercyinaction.com or visit https://www.mercycollegeofmidwifery.edu/navigating-ethical-student/

ESSENTIAL OILS FOR THE BIRTH KIT (exp. Jan 2022 (Online)
This training course teaches participants safe and effective clinical uses for essential oils during pregnancy, labor, postpartum, and infancy. Instructor, Stephanie McBride, is a Certified Clinical Herbalist and Aromatherapist with 25 years of combined education and professional experience with this topic. She has published a book and presented this information across the US and in eight different countries for Universities, Health Fairs, and Midwifery Conferences.
We are pleased to offer .6 CEUs to attendees. Please contact via
Email: stephbrooklyn@gmail.com
or Website: https://www.dailynectaressentials.com/ceu-course.html or Call 971.678.4280

EMERGENCY SKILLS FOR MIDWIVES PUERTO RICO (exp. Dec 2021)
In person December 13, 2019 and December 14, 2019. Midwives are experts in normal birth with heathy families. However, many types of emergencies can happen with healthy pregnant people. This course is to prepare midwives for complications, incorporating new evidence and practice in the management of emergencies using international midwifery standards through theory and skills practice. Approved by MEAC for fifteen (15) hours, the equivalent of 1.5 CEUs. Please contact Mumu Hernandez via Email: parteramumu@gmail.com or Call 787.678.0207

JAUNDICE – FRIEND OR FOE? with Holly Scholles, MA, CPM, LDM, (exp. Dec 2021(Online))
Bilirubin can be a dangerous neurotoxin…but did you know that it is also a helpful antioxident?
Holly Scholles examines the evidence, the fear, and the little known facts about neonatal jaundice and bilirubin in this comprehensive
course.

HOLISTIC PREVENTION AND MANAGEMENT OF INTRAHEPATIC CHOLESTASIS OF PREGNANCY (exp. Nov 2021 (Online)
Approved by MEAC for 3 hours of CE, this course reviews the evidence for the best approach to risk-based management, and provides a plan for holistic preventative support of at-risk clients as well as the holistic treatment of clients with mild ICP in an out-of-hospital setting. Available online instantly upon enrollment at HiveCE. For more information email: or visit https://www.hivece.com/courses/icp/

Holding Space For Pregnancy Loss (exp. Nov 2021(Online))
This course is structured around a heartfelt analysis of three main content modules:
1. Introduction to the Companioning model of care as outlined by Alan Wolfelt, PhD
2. An exploration of best care practices with regard to the support networks that surround bereaved families
3. A cross cultural understanding of the healing power of ritual
In developing this curriculum we have worked to address topics of gender, sexual orientation, religion and family culture. It is important that midwives are aware of the nuanced ways these areas of influence can effect the grief process for a family facing pregnancy loss.
This program has been approved for a total of six and a half (6.5) contact hours, the equivalent of 0.65 CEUs.
For more information and to register visit–
Website: www.azcommunitydeathcare.org/events/march-15-holding-space-for-pregnancy-loss

CREATING THE SPACE FOR HEALING (exp. Oct 2021(Online)
Approved by MEAC for 4 hours of CE, midwives will learn how to identify the signs of abuse, discuss with clients their individualized needs for trauma informed care, design a plan with clients to avoid triggers and re-traumatization, and to predict how a trauma history may lead to postpartum depression. Available online instantly upon enrollment at HiveCE: Website: www.hivece.com/courses/creating-the-space-for-healing

TRANSFER TOOLS FOR MIDWIVES, EMS, AND HOSPITAL PROVIDERS (exp. Oct 2021(Online))
Approved by MEAC for 4 hours of CE, and accepted in Category III of the NARM Bridge program. Midwives, emergency services personnel, nurses, and receiving hospital providers often find themselves trying to provide care in stressful emergency situations without the information or skills we need to do so effectively. We’re ready to change that and work together to improve care! This one-of-a-kind course is a curriculum designed by and for midwives, emergency services personnel, nurses, and receiving hospital providers. It teaches new collaborative methods for improving home birth and birth center to hospital transfers, teaches communication skills critical to keep calm and clear during stressful situations, includes clinical best practices, models scenarios demonstrating these best practices for communication and care, teaches creative tools for bridging relationships with other provider types, and includes everything you need to know about the other providers involved to support optimal care and smooth transfer across all settings of a community birth transfer. Available online instantly upon enrollment at HiveCE:
Website: www.hivece.com/courses/transfer-tools

SUSTAINABLE MIDWIFERY (exp. Oct 2021(Online))
This online course is designed to help midwives develop the skills to create long-lasting, enjoyable practices that can continue for many years–all while not sacrificing their personal lives. Students will explore how the current practice model common among many home birth midwives today is unsustainable and ultimately negatively affects midwives as well as mothers. The goal is for students to come away from this course feeling equipped and empowered to create sustainability in their own midwifery practices.This course is approved by MEAC for 1 contact hour or 0.1 CEU credits.
For more information email: ACE@midwifery.edu or visit https://www.midwifery.edu/store/

SEX AND MIDWIFERY, OH MY! CREATING A GENDER AFFIRMING COMMUNITY (exp. Sept 2021 (Online)
Approved by MEAC for 1.5 hours of CE. The midwives’ model of care is well-suited to meet the needs of people with diverse gender and sexual identities. In this webinar, we will cover why inclusion and integration are relevant, discuss the history of how we have understood and defined sex and gender, and review key concepts including gender identity, biological sex, and gender expression. We will examine best practices in midwifery and the ways in which the interests of midwives and women are aligned with those of transgender folks. Finally, we will consider particular challenges for educators in creating inclusive learning environments and responding to student needs and perspectives. For more information visit https://www.hivece.com/courses/sex-and-gender

ONLINE CULTURAL COMPETENCY & RESPECT IN THE PROVISION OF MATERNITY CARE (exp. Aug 2021(Online))
This course, Cultural Competency and Respect in the Provision of Maternity Care, meets the new requirement of NARM for all CPMs and CPM applicants to take a course on Cultural Competency. It can better be called training in cultural sensitivity, cultural respect, and cultural humility. This course will focus on reducing child mortality and reducing maternal mortality through the culturally sensitive and respectful care of women during pregnancy, birth, postpartum, and the entire childbearing season. Anyone providing health care to women anywhere in the world will benefit from this course. For more information email: Trainings@mercyinaction.com or visit https://www.mercycollegeofmidwifery.edu/

FETAL ASSESSMENT IN LABOR (2ND EDITION) (exp. Aug 2021(Online))
Approved by MEAC for 9 hours of CE. It also meets the criteria for the NARM Bridge program (Category II), and the Utah midwifery licensing requirement of a course in “intrapartum fetal monitoring.” In this dynamic class, Holly dissects the complex tangle of fetal assessment, and translates the latest recommendations of ACOG along with the original consensus of the National Institutes of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), to create recommendations specific to the out-of-hospital setting, and in accordance with the Biodynamic model of midwifery. Available online instantly upon enrollment at HiveCE: Website: www.hivece.com/courses/fetal-assessment-in-labor-2

UNDERSTANDING ULTRASOUNDS: USING ULTRASOUND FOR RISK ASSESSMENT IN PREGNANCY (exp. Aug 2021(Online))
Do you have the in-depth answers clients need regarding concerns about safety and accuracy? Are you confident in your knowledge of appropriate follow-up for common findings? Taught by Alisa Copeland, a sonographer with over 20 years of experience, and a senior apprentice midwife, this course is uniquely suited to midwifery care, and teaches how to use ultrasound as tool within the context of informed choice. Whether you are a seasoned midwife, or just starting out, this course is sure to provide you with the explanations that your clients want, need, and deserve…and the little details that can make a big difference in the quality of care you provide. Approved by MEAC for 4 hours of CE, and accepted for the NARM Midwifery Bridge Certificate in Category 1. Details and enrollment: Website:www.hivece.com/courses/understanding-ultrasounds

BREECH WORKSHOP (exp. Aug 2021(Online))
These 2-day vaginal breech workshops offer 15 contact hours and include hands-on training with emphasis on upright physiological breech birth. They are co-taught by a breech researcher and by an obstetrician with experience attending breech in home and hospital settings. Livestreaming/recordings available; workshops approved for distance learning. Dates & locations: Dover, NH (Aug 17-18), Charlotte, NC (Aug 22-23), Indianapolis, IN (Aug 25-26), Hampton, VA (Sep 7-8), Rose Hill, KS (Sep 14-15), Western PA (Sep 21-22), Prince Edward Island, Canada (Sep 28-29), Memphis, TN (Oct 4-5), Dallas, TX (Oct 9-10), Amarillo, TX (Oct 12-13), Manhattan, NY (Oct 26-27), Detroit, MI (Nov 2-3), Madison, WI (Nov 9-10), New Zealand (Nov 25-Dec 6) For more information email: breechworkshop@gmail.com or visit www.breechworkshop.com/

PREVENTING BACK PAIN IN PREGNANCY (AND IN LIFE!) (exp. Aug 2021(Online))
Approved by MEAC for 4 hours of CE, midwives will learn techniques that research has shown to be effective in preventing and correcting back pain. Review: “Excellent, easy to follow and great advice for life and how to advise clients. This course is something I’m going to use definitely for myself and in my midwifery practice.” Available online instantly upon enrollment at HiveCE: Website: www.hivece.com/courses/preventing-back-pain-in-pregnancy-and-in-life

ADVANCED NEWBORN EXAMINATION (exp. July 2021)
In this workshop, instructed by Christine Strothers, CPM, IBCLC, we will discuss the detailed newborn examination: when indicated, how to proceed through a more in-depth evaluation, what findings might be associated with other problems or syndromes, examples of advanced examination forms, what steps to take after the midwife has finished the exam. 4 hours (0.4 CEUs) have been approved. Email: carolinabirthjunkies@gmail.com or Websitehttps://www.carolinabirthjunkies.com/advanced-newborn-exam

UNDISTURBED BIRTH: THE HORMONAL PHYSIOLOGY OF CHILDBEARING (exp. June 2021)
Dr. Buckley will be speaking on the following:
• Four important hormone systems of physiological birth and their benefits for mothers/babies
• The hormonal impacts of common maternity-care interventions and how to fill in the “hormonal gaps” for mothers/babies, when needed
• How hormonal physiology supports healthy postpartum transitions for mother and baby
• The process and importance of the newborn placental transfusion
• How to put this into practice for women in your care
Approved for 0.55 (5.5 hours) MEAC approved CEUs
Email: carolinabirthjunkies@gmail.com or Website: https://www.carolinabirthjunkies.com/dr-sarah-buckley

THEORY OF BIODYNAMIC RESUSCITATION OF THE NEWBORN (BRN) (exp. June 2021(Online))
Safe resuscitation of a newly born child in a community setting differs from a hospital based resuscitation in many ways. This course covers how to utilize the advantages of the community birth setting to provide appropriate and safe care based on the ILCOR (International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation) Neonatal Task Force’s latest recommendations. Utilizing a step at a time protocol, this physiologically based approach increases oxytocin levels while decreasing stress hormones, leading to optimal outcomes. This is not in place of NRP! Approved for 6 HOURS by MEAC and available instantly Website: https://www.hivece.com/courses/brn

INFANT MICROBIOME & EPIGENETICS: MICROBIRTH ONLINE COURSE (exp. June 2021(Online))
Learn from 11 world-leading professors about the importance of the infant microbiome. This interactive course is designed to help you feel 100% confident answering questions from parents on the latest evidence-based science. Covers conception, pregnancy, vaginal birth, C-section, breastfeeding and formula feeding. Evidence-based & easy-to-understand. Go-at-your-own-pace with no deadlines. Includes Certificate of Completion and full set of downloads. Approved for 9 HOURS by MEAC and 9 CONTACT HOURS by ACNM. Special offer price USD $80 or Website: https://microbirth.teachable.com

TWINS, BREECH, AND ECV MIDWIFERY WORKSHOP WITH WISE WOMEN EDUCATION (exp. June 2021)
All midwives will occasionally attend a surprise breech and twins birth, even if your state has outlawed midwives from attending these types of births. This full day workshop taught by Augustine Colebrook, CPM takes midwives and senior students on a journey through the midwifery management of breech & twin pregnancies and births, gentle External Breech Version (ECV), supporting the partners through the informed decision making process, mitigating personal liability, as well as learning the transport decision algorithm. This program has been approved for a total of eight (8) hours, the equivalent of 0.8 CEUs Email: hello@wisewomeneducation.com or Website: www.wisewomeneducation.com

STRATEGIES FOR IMPROVING OUTCOMES AND ACHIEVING GOALS: INTERMEDIATE AND ADVANCED LACTATION TOPICS (exp. May 2021)
Fifteen sessions in two days (pertaining to breastfeeding issues/lactation management). The PURPOSE of this program is to provide a theoretical and practical basis for applying this evidence-based information in daily practice, decision-making, and counseling situations with families during the perinatal period so they can make informed decisions in the hospital and clinic settings. May 2-3, $220 both days in Portland, Maine. Approved by MEAC for 19 hours/ 1.9 CEU. Website: www.thebestconnect.net

MEETING STUDENT NEEDS: STRATEGIES FOR ACCESS, EQUITY & SUCCESS ACROSS THE STUDENT LIFE CYCLE (exp. May 2021(Online))
Available for 0.15 CEUs through Equity in Midwifery Education. Tamara Taitt, MS, LMFT, LM & Kristi Ridd-Young, BS, ICCE review innovations in student access and success being made by the Midwives College of Utah (MCU), the largest accredited direct-entry midwifery school in the United States. Specifically, we will survey developments in admissions, student support services, financial support, developing a meaningful curriculum, institutional climate, and the first-year experience model. www.equitymidwifery.org

SUPPORTING INDIGENOUS MIDWIFERY STUDENTS: A DISCUSSION ON CULTURAL SAFETY WITHIN MIDWIFERY EDUCATION (exp. April 2021(Online))
Current midwifery educational pathways seek to objectively assess skills, experience, and academic competence. Indigenous ways of knowing, being and doing rely on cultural context, stories and symbols, and the guidance of community and ancestral relationships. Indigenous midwifery students must frequently navigate these two realms. This webinar will give voice to the concerns of these students; as well as discuss issues of cultural safety, appropriation, access to education and the importance of honoring Indigenous knowledge. (0.15 CEUs) www.equitymidwifery.org

BEAUTIFUL MIDWIFERY CONFEREENCE (exp. April 2021)
The Beautiful Midwifery Conference is a weekend of educational enrichment and skills development for midwives, doulas, nurses, and maternal health activists. Join us for dynamic sessions, entertainment, and a chance to fellowship with other professionals who share the burden to improve the health of mothers, babies, and their families. We are pleased to offer 1.6 CEUs to attendees. Please contact via Email: info@mynovabirth.com or Website: http://www.mynovabirth.com/beautiful2019 or Call 615.669.6399

“MIDWIVES RESPONDING TO DISASTERS: PROTECTING SURVIVAL IN WORST-CASE SCENARIO” (exp. April 2021)
This course, Midwives Responding to Disasters: Protecting Survival in Worst-Case Scenarios, will explain the role of the midwife in a disaster response, and give invaluable training in understanding the elements of a disaster, the appropriate preparation for and initiation of a disaster response targeting pregnant and lactating women, and how to create a safe birthing area when health care systems are down. Includes discussion of working under conditions of great deprivation while providing maternity care in the absence of functioning hospitals. This program has been approved for a total of eight (8) hours, the equivalent of 0.8 CEUs Please contact Jamie Dellesky at Email: Seminars@mercyinaction.com or Website: https://www.mercyinaction.com/online-midwives-responding-to-disasters

REMAINING “IN THE GROOVE” WITH REGULAR PRACTICE! AN INTEGRATIVE RESUSCITATION OF THE NEWBORN PREACTICE/REFERSHER (exp. April 2021)
Join us as we team up to refresh our NRP skills. We will have hands-on practice and a virtual visit with Karen Strange, CPM, AAP/NRP. this is NOT an NRP certification course. Approved by MEAC for 2 hours/ 0.2 CEU. www.carolinabirthjunkies.com or Email: carolinabirthjunkies@gmail.com

NURTURING OUR PROFESSIONS, NURTURING OURSELVES (exp. April 2021)
The Association of Christian Birth Professionals 2019 Conference will be held at the Ontario Gateway Hotel in Ontario, California, April 2-5, 2019. The Pre-conference will be held on April 1, 2019. Conference “all-inclusive” packages are exclusively handled by the Association of Christian Birth Professionals. All registration and room bookings will be done on line at Website: www.acbpinc.org . Approved CEUs: This program has been approved for a total of thirty one and a half (31.5) hours, the equivalent of 3.15 CEUs Email: ACBPBoard@gmail.com or for Registration: click here

PLACENTA EXAMINATION (exp. March 2021)
On March 13 we’ll explore the uniqueness of this amazing organ through hands on activities including under a microscope. Participants will be able to: Describe the structure and formation of the placenta and fetal membranes, identify abnormalities, analyze disease or developmental processes which affect the placenta, perform a thorough exam of the placenta and appropriately document the examination. Approved CEUs: This program has been approved for a total of four (4) hours, the equivalent of 0.4 CEUs Email: carolinabirthjunkies@gmail.com or Website: carolinabirthjunkies.com

WHEN THE HEALER NEEDS HEALING TOO (exp. Feb 2021(Online))
Approved by MEAC for 3 hours of CE. Is it burnout…or is it PTSD? When the Healer Needs Healing Too takes a look at how our own trauma can affect ourselves and our work. Available online instantly upon enrollment at HiveCE:
Website: www.hivece.com/courses/when-the-healer-needs-healing-too

GOLD CONFERENCES INTERNATIONAL 2019 (exp. Feb 2021(Online))
GOLD Midwifery Online Conference is becoming one of the fastest growing educational resources for Midwives around the world! Our fifth annual online conference offers an amazing line-up of speakers who will be providing a wide range of research, and clinical skills to assist in the advancement of your practice and optimal outcomes for the families in your care. This conference offers 13 hours of education or 1.3 MEAC CEUs. For more information contact: team@goldmidwifery.com or goldmidwifery.com

RESOLVING SHOULDER DYSTOCIA (exp. Feb 2021(Online))
Interested students can go to the www.SpinningBabies.com to
1. Purchase the CEU option,
Purchase
2. Download their posttest download
posttest-download
3. Gail Tully will email you a certificate.
vimeo.com/ondemand

VBAC: BRIDGING PHYSICIANS AND MIDWIVES (exp. Feb 2021)
We are excited to offer a VBAC workshop! As a VBAC advocate, Dr. Wayman will join us to share her knowledge on VBAC, collaboration, and Obstetrics. For more information contact: admin@gomidwife.com Approved CEUs: The workshop has been approved for eight (8.0) hours, the equivalent of 0.8 CEUs. This workshop is open to students, nurses, doctors, midwives and birth workers. For more information go to gomidwife.com.

MATERNAL CHILD HEALTH (MCH) SPECIALIST TRAINING (exp. Feb 2021(Online))
Total hours: 8 clock hours 8 RN and LM CEUs offered During the training, topics covered will include each level of the perinatal hierarchy; from the grass roots right through to the specialist regional perinatology teams, as well as methods of access and approaches to increase linkages. Each participant will be provided with and trained on how to use the Perinatal Toolkit, which is developed to provide hands-¬‐on tools, both on paper as well as virtually, to assist clients across the spectrum. For additional information commonsensechildbirth.org

ICD-10 FOR MIDWIVES IN A NUTSHELL ~ 2nd EDITION (exp. Jan 2021(Online))
Over 750 students took the original version of this course, which received great reviews. With significant changes to ICD-10 since the original course was created in 2015, we decided it was time for an updated and expanded second edition. The second edition is available online, 24/7, starting February 1, 2019. Students retain access to course materials for reference purposes even after the MEAC CE certificate has been generated. More details and instant enrollment here. Approved by MEAC for 2 hours of continuing education.

PELVIC FLOOR PHYSICAL THERAPY EXPLAINED (exp. Dec 2020)
This is a class taught by Hannah Mulder, DPT This four-hour course will cover diagnostics and treatment of common pelvic floor muscle conditions. There is strong evidence to support physical therapy as first-line treatment for pelvic floor dysfunction. This course includes a lab portion with internal vaginal assessment in which participants will take turns as patient and clinician. The course schedule includes an overview of pelvic floor anatomy, common muscular conditions, internal assessment with practice, an introduction to treatment, and a case study. Traverse City, MI on February 22nd from 10-2:30 pm. For additional information please contact Hannah.mulder42@gmail.com

ADVANCED PRACTICE MIDWIFERY WORKSHOP (exp. Sept 2020)
Advanced midwifery skill is necessary for today’s independent out-of-hospital midwife. Midwive’s statistics are being tracked, home and birth center births are on the rise and safe outcomes are everyone’s priority. It is a delicate balance to know when to utilize all your midwifery skill to get a baby born AND when to effect transport quickly. With hands-on skills training and an opportunity to explore case studies, you will come away with an extensive new skills set. 1.6 CEUs www.wisewomeneducation.com/advanced-clinical-skills.html or Email: hello@wisewomeneducation.com

THYROIDS DISORDERS IN THE PERINATAL PERIOD With Holly Scholles, MA, CPM, LDM (exp. Sept 2020(Online))
Should thyroid antibodies be routinely tested for in pregnancy? Which postpartum thyroid condition can be deadly? What are the safe ways to ensure adequate iodine during pregnancy? Is routine iodine supplementation safe? If you thought you knew about thyroid but are struggling with the answers to those questions, this course  is for you! Approved by MEAC for 4 hours of CE.

CULTURAL COMPETENCY AND GLOBAL MIDWIFERY SKILLS SEMINAR (exp. Sept 2020(Online))
For more information please contact Vicki Penwell at vickipenwell@gmail.com or click here for more information on Cultural Competency and Global Midwifery Skills Seminar.