Calendar of Current CE Offerings
MEAC approves Continuing Education Programs attended by professional midwives to maintain and upgrade their skills and knowledge for practice. Below is a calendar of CEU offerings throughout the US and beyond. The workshops and conferences listed have either been approved for MEAC CEUs or have applied for CEUs as indicated.
Following is a list of on-going continuing education opportunities that have been approved for MEAC CEUs.
Midwifery Skills Workshops, taught by Linda "Lynn" Arnold. Sponsors can choose from the already approved workshops and courses or request their own topics. For more information, please contact Lynn Arnold at LArnold.email@example.com or click here for more information.
Midwifery Volunteerism in Developing Countries Seminar. For more information please contact Vicki Penwell at firstname.lastname@example.org or click here for more information on Midwifery Volunteerism in Developing Countries.
Supporting Women through Perinatal Loss Workshops for Childbirth Professionals with Miriam Maslin are available all across the US. Click here for more information or search below for a workshop in your area.
Item Writing Workshop, Qualified Evaluator Workshop, Ethics and Values in Midiwfery and Everyday Life, Preceptor-Apprenticehip Relationships, MANA Stats, Preparing for Midwifery Legislation, Unravelling the Mysteries of the CPM, and Charting all offered by NARM (The North American Registry of Midwives). For more information, please contact Ida Darragh at email@example.com or call 1-888-842-4784 or Click here for more information.
Gestational Diabetes and Physiologic Cord Closure. For more information, email Anne Frye at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 503-255-3378.
Pharmacology and Medication Administration: A Workshop for CPMs (Colorado). This workshop covers pharmacology and medication administration relevant to homebirth midwifery practice and particularly the current regulations in Colorado. This class will be both lecture and practical. We will cover pharmacology and application of RhoGam, Pitocin, Methergine, Misoprostol & Vitamin K. It is approved for 8 CEUs. Email Kristine Lauria at email@example.com or call 571-245-8597.
Administration of Medications and IV Fluids for Direct Entry Midwives. The content of this workshop is designed to meet state requirements for medication and IV administration. There is hands-on practice for IV starts, fluid administration and rate calculation, and administration of medications including eye ointment, vitamin K, Rhogam, Pitocin, Cytotec, and Methergine. Email Janelle Komorowski at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a workshop in your area.
Distance Continuing Education Opportunities are also available!
To view the continuing education programs available to take from a distance, Click here.
Saturday, May 4, 2013 - Saturday, May 4, 2013
Linda ‘Lynn’ Arnold brings more than 35 years of midwifery experience, knowledge, and understanding to your area with MEAC approved Continuing Education Units. Her love, passion, and enthusiasm for midwifery will inspire participants to new levels of client care! Workshop participants will benefit from Lynn's unique teaching style. She makes even the most complex topics simple and easy to understand, regardless of a participant's experience. This workshop will be held in Houston, TX and offer training in the in's & outs of Venipuncture, IV Certification & blood draw.
Saturday, May 11, 2013 - Saturday, May 11, 2013
Practical Application for Labor and Delivery Professionals. This one-day course, offered in Knoxville, TN, will provide child birth educators, labor and delivery nurses, midwives, doulas and prenatal fitness professionals with an in depth understanding for the conditions and complications related to core weakness in the prenatal client. The correlation with diastasis recti and difficult deliveries will be highlighted. Education on proper evaluation of core weakness, postural alignment issues and diastasis recti will be discussed. Practical application of evaluation techniques and proper use of the core muscles in delivery and recovery will be covered. Seven contact hours (.7 CEU)are approved by MEAC for this course. Register by calling: The Tummy Team at 360-952-CORE (2673)or email email@example.com.
Process for Approval of Continuing Education Courses
Applying for MEAC CEU's
If you have a program or conference you are sponsoring and would like to offer continuing education credit to participants, please click here for the word file CEU Guidelines and Forms. The CEU application guidelines and forms are revised regularly. Be sure to download the most recent forms before beginning your application.
For individuals seeking CEU approval on courses or workshops they intend to offer independently, please download the following CEU Guidelines and Forms, for the word file CEU Guidelines and Forms
A separate application is available to apply to offer Distance CEUs. Click here for the word file Distance CEU Application Guidelines and Forms
The downloadable continuing education Guidelines and Forms documents contain a checklist of all of the items that must be included in a CEU application as well as all of the necessary forms and instructions to complete the application.
!!NEW!! Electronic Submissions Only
AS OF OCTOBER 1, 2010, ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ELECTRONICALLY. WE PREFER YOU SEND YOUR APPLICATION AS AN EMAIL ATTACHMENT, HOWEVER FOR VERY LARGE FILES YOU CAN SEND A CD OR THUMB DRIVE TO THE MEAC OFFICE. An alternative for sending large files is to use www.yousendit.com or other similar services.
The maximum application fee is $300.00 OR the equivalent of one course registration fee for a REGULAR admission (no discounted or late fees applied), whichever is greater. Please see the CEU Application and Instructions for the formula for calculating the CEU application fee. Payment can be made below via the "Pay Now" button or checks for the application fee can be mailed to the MEAC office, 1935 Pauline Blvd., Suite 100B, Ann Arbor, MI 48103. If your payment amount is NOT in the pull down menu below, contact the office and we will email you an invoice for payment.
If you are participating in a conference as a speaker and the sponsoring organization is applying to MEAC for continuing education approval, please find the "Session /Speaker Form" and the "Session/Speaker Form Instructions" on pages 9 and 10 of the CEU Guidelines and Forms, which can be downloaded from the link above.
Continuing Education Opportunities
If you are a midwife, student, apprentice or other health care provider and would like to participate in MEAC approved Continuing Education Programs, click here for a list of current courses being offered.
Distance Continuing Education
One of MEAC's roles is to evaluate and approve distance 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.
Following is a listing of all current Distance Continuing Education opportunities that have been approved by MEAC.
Maintain and build on your skills and knowledge as a midwife and receive MEAC continuing education credits at the same time-all from the comfort of your own home!
Resolving Shoulder Dystocia for the Active, Mobile Woman Course
No More Kegels
The Wisdom of the Thirteen Moons
Record Keeping and Chart Smarts: Client Healthcare Documentation for Midwives
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