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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.

PHARMACOLOGY FOR COMMUNITY BIRTH MIDWIFERY (exp. March 2025 (online/on-demand))
This two course bundle provides access to both Foundational Pharmacology and Practical Pharmacology, for a combined total of 7 hours of MEAC approved CE. Foundational Pharmacology covers the concepts needed to understand how medications function, and is recommended for those who have not previously had pharmacology training, or are in need of a refresher. Practical Pharmacology was designed to match the way the mind of a midwife best learns and remembers information…through case studies! It covers the proper use of: Anti-hemorrhagics (including TXA), Rh immune globulin, sterile water papules, antibiotics for GBS prophylaxis, epinephrine for anaphylaxis, medical oxygen, anesthetics for perineal repair, erythromycin, and Vitamin K. (Foundational Pharmacology and Practical Pharmacology may also be enrolled in separately.)
Details and registration: https://www.hivece.com/bundles/pharmacology-for-community-birth-midwifery.html

MEDS BY INJECTION (exp. May 2025 (Hybrid on-demand + live hands-on Zoom))
This hands-on course is focused on the skills and best practice techniques needed for delivering medications via: IM, SQ, ID (sterile water papules), and the administration of perineal anesthetic. Participants learn from three hours of on-demand content, and also receive a supply kit to use for their live skills test via Zoom. Most people learn best by DOING, so that is how HiveCE’s hands-on courses work! Approved by MEAC for 4 hours of CE. Details and registration https://www.hivece.com/courses/meds-by-injection.html

COMPREHENSIVE MENTAL CARE GUIDE FOR MIDWIVES (exp. Feb. 2025 (Online))
This This online course provides comprehensive training for any midwives caring for mothers, babies, and themselves with mental health needs. Approved by MEAC for 23hrs of CE. Details and registration https://midwiferybusinessconsultation.teachable.com/p/mental_health_midwifery_education_aprn

ACEITES ESENCIALES PARA EL BIENESTAR MATERNO (exp. Enero 2025 (Online))
Este curso proporciona directrices basadas en pruebas para el uso seguro y eficaz de los aceites esenciales durante el embarazo, el parto, el posparto y el cuidado del bebé. Los participantes aprenderán las propiedades terapéuticas de los aceites esenciales, métodos de producción de aceites esenciales, aplicaciones, concentraciones, mezclas manuales, indicaciones específicas para usos clínicos y comunes, y precauciones de seguridad para su uso en el hogar y en entornos hospitalarios. Se tratarán dieciocho aceites esenciales, así como muchas indicaciones comunes, entre ellas: náuseas matutinas, indigestión, fatiga, estrías, dolores de parto, varices, posición de nalgas, estreptococos del grupo B, ansiedad, mastitis, dentición y cólicos. Aprobado por MEAC para 6 horas de CE. Detalles e inscripción https://www.dailynectaressentials.com/store/p50/AceitesEsencialesparaelBienestarMaternalCEU.html

ESSENTIAL OILS FOR MATERNAL WELLNESS (exp. Jan 2025 (Online))
This course provides evidence-based guidelines for the safe and effective use of essential oil during pregnancy, labor, delivery, postpartum, and infant care. Participants will learn the therapeutic properties of essential oils, methods of essential oil production, applications, concentrations, hand-on blending, specific indications for clinical and common uses, and safety precautions for use in homes and hospital settings. Eighteen essential oils will be discussed as well as many common indications, including: morning sickness, indigestion, fatigue, stretch marks, labor pain, varicose veins, breech position, Group B Strep, anxiousness, mastitis, teething, and colic. Approved by MEAC for 6 hours of CE. Details and registration https://www.dailynectaressentials.com/store/p2/Essential_Oils_for_Maternal_Wellness-_Professional_CEU_e-Course.html

MERCY IN ACTON’S SUTURING FOR MIDWIVES (exp. Nov 2024 (Online))
This course worth 8 MEAC ACCREDITED CEU HOURS will include discussion and video tutorials on the repair of perineal damage after childbirth (including theories on preventing tears,) appropriate supplies, and technique for suturing using different stitches. Updating and maintaining suturing skills and knowledge is an essential component of quality care for out-of-hospital midwives. Email Trainings@mercyinaction.com or https://www.mercycollegeofmidwifery.edu/suturing-for-midwives

MERCY IN ACTON’S PHARMACOLOGY FOR MIDWIVES (exp. Sept 2024 (Online))
This course worth 8 MEAC ACCREDITED CEU HOURS will discuss the treatment of conditions requiring drug therapy in midwifery care, and how to assist with pharmacology decision-making during pregnancy and lactation. Every midwife should regularly refresh knowledge of a select formulary of drugs used in midwifery care, and practice the skills needed to safely use these drugs to protect the health and safety of mothers and babies in out-of-hospital settings. Midwives should also be aware of the issues regarding drug use by their clients and updated best practices for determining risks in pregnancy and lactation. Email Trainings@mercyinaction.com or https://www.mercycollegeofmidwifery.edu/pharmacology-for-midwives

SETTING YOUR FEES: FINDING THAT SWEET SPOT (exp. Aug 2024 (Online)) This mini-course from Billing for Midwives outlines multiply pathways to determine your fee schedule, and then holds your hand through the process, with downloadable worksheets, walkthrough videos, and examples. If you’ve been overwhelmed by this process in the past, this course is for you! Approved by MEAC for 2 hours of on-demand CE. Details and registration: “https://www.hivece.com/courses/bfm-setting-your-fees

SAFE(R) DISCOUNTS (exp. Aug 2024 (Online)) This mini-course from Billing for Midwives identifies dangerous discount strategies, reviews recent court cases, and then covers the safe(r) solutions through real-world examples. Then, you are provided with a framework, strategy, and downloadable worksheets to create safe(r) discount structures for your practice. Approved by MEAC for 2 hours of on-demand CE. Details and registration: “https://www.hivece.com/courses/bfm-safer-discounts

CULTURAL AWARENESS AND RESPECT IN MIDWIFERY EDUCATION (exp. June 2024(Online)) This course is a series of two webinars, combining the topics of cultural sensitivity and midwifery education. We planned these webinar sessions with our Grand Challenge Coordinator, Sumayya Sulaiman, on the first anniversary of the passing of our Grand Challenge co-founder, Claudia Booker, and invited friend and co-founder Jennie Joseph to discuss the ways Cultural Awareness and Respect can look while providing midwifery education and clinical precepting. In addition, we invited our past Grand Challenge Coordinator, Rachel Williams Myers, and midwives who have been the recipient of Claudia Booker Memorial Midwife Scholarships, to share insight from the time they were midwifery students in apprenticeships. Finally, Sumayya interviewed a few of the staff of Mercy In Action College of Midwifery to find out what we are doing to advocate for cultural respect in clinical placements. This course finishes with a self-assessment to assist midwife preceptors in identifying areas in which they might improve the quality of their interactions with culturally diverse populations of both students and clients. CEUs 2 “https://www.mercycollegeofmidwifery.edu/online-cultural-awareness-and-respect-in-midwifery-education

BIRTH IN PIECES (exp. June 2024 (Online)) Birth In Pieces is a one-day workshop starting with a viewing of the powerful documentary film made by El Jardin Birth and Family Resource Center and MindWarp Films, followed by four elective workshops for parents and professionals with Kathleen Kendall-Tackett (PhD, IBCLC, FAPA), Kimberly Ann Johnson (SE™, Sexological Bodyworker, Doula), Kate White (PPNE, LMT, SE™, RCST®), and Molly Caro May (Author). The film focuses on women’s birth experiences in the current context of a state with a high national and state maternal mortality rate. Birth In Pieces explores the birthing parents’ birth stories within a larger framework of a fragmented maternal healthcare system that doesn’t always place value on a mother’s autonomy or wellbeing. Approved by MEAC for 8 hours of CE. Details and registration: “https://prenatal-and-perinatal-healing-online-learning.teachable.com/p/birth-in-pieces

BREAST MILK AND THE INFANT MICROBIOME (exp. March 2024 (Online)) Learn the science of breast milk from 7 top lactation scientists. Find out exactly why breastfeeding is so important to infant health. Approved by MEAC for a total of 17 hours of CEUs. Price is USD $100 + tax for 3 year access. Details and sign-up on this link: “https://microbirth.teachable.com/p/breastmilk1

HOLISTIC PREVENTION AND MANAGEMENT OF INTRAHEPATIC CHOLESTASIS OF (exp. Jan 2024 (Online))
Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy (ICP) is a complex liver disease which typically presents in the third trimester of pregnancy. 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. Approved by MEAC for 3 hours of CE. Available online instantly upon enrollment at HiveCE: “https://www.hivece.com/courses/icp

JAUNDICE – FRIEND OR FOE? with Holly Scholles, MA, CPM, LDM, (exp. Jan 2024(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

MIDWIVES & THE FIRST 1,000 DAYS (exp. Dec 2023 (Online))
Midwives are in the perfect position to teach on and advocate for the First 1,000 Days of a person’s life. The 1,000 days between the beginning of pregnancy and that child’s 2nd birthday offer a unique window of opportunity to build better brains and better immune systems and overall health, leading to more prosperous futures for the children in our care. The First 1,000 Days are also a time of enormous vulnerability. How well or how poorly mothers are cared for and educated about this crucial period during their pregnancy will determine a child’s future. In this course, we will look into research in the fields of nutrition, biology, neuroscience, and early childhood development to prepare the midwife to educate and support families to understand this vital and often misunderstood period of a child’s first 1,000 days. 3 CEUs Email Trainings@mercyinaction.com or https://www.mercycollegeofmidwifery.edu/online-midwives-the-first-1000-days

MERCY ONLINE CULTURAL AWARENESS AND RESPECT IN MIDWIFERY EDUCATION (exp. Dec 2023 (Online))
This course is a series of two webinars, combining the topics of cultural sensitivity and midwifery education. We planned these webinar sessions with our Grand Challenge Coordinator, Sumayya Sulaiman, on the first anniversary of the passing of our Grand Challenge co-founder, Claudia Booker, and invited friend and co-founder Jennie Joseph to discuss the ways Cultural Awareness and Respect can look while providing midwifery education and clinical precepting. In addition, we invited our past Grand Challenge Coordinator, Rachel Williams Myers, and midwives who have been the recipient of Claudia Booker Memorial Midwife Scholarships, to share insight from the time they were midwifery students in apprenticeships. Finally, Sumayya interviewed a few of the staff of Mercy In Action College of Midwifery to find out what we are doing to advocate for cultural respect in clinical placements. This course finishes with a self-assessment to assist midwife preceptors in identifying areas in which they might improve the quality of their interactions with culturally diverse populations of both students and clients. 1.5 CEUs Email Trainings@mercyinaction.com or https://www.mercycollegeofmidwifery.edu/online-cultural-awareness-and-respect-in-midwifery-education

CREATING THE SPACE FOR HEALING (exp. Dec 2023 (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: “https://www.hivece.com/courses/creating-the-space-for-healing

POSITIVE SOLUTION-FOCUSED TECHNIQUES FOR MIDWIVES (exp. Dec 2023 (Online))
Based on the book “Tune Up! Higher Frequency Solutions for Midwives & Mothers”, this course teaches new and effective ways to help yourself & your clients address common obstacles that may arise in your midwifery practice such as lack of self-care and boundaries, PTSD, Anxiety & Fear, and provides a new approach to assessing Postpartum Depression. With the tools provided, midwives learn how to apply this approach in practice. Approved by MEAC for 18 Hours of continuing education or 1.8 MEAC CEU’s. Website: “https://www.the-sacred-way.com/positivesolutionfocusedtechniquesformidwives

MIDWIFERY PRACTICE (exp. Nov 2023 (Online))
This course is organized into key sections to help you understand how to create a midwifery business, even if you don’t have much midwifery experience yet. We go over in detail the topics business planning, funding, fees, taxes, finances, marketing, improving efficiency and profitability while keeping quality of care at the forefront of your mission. This comprehensive course will really get you started right or take your current practice to the next level of success! Approved by MEAC for 1.3 CEUs. Details and registration: “Tips for Running a Successful Midwifery Practice | Empowering (teachable.com)

PHARMACOLOGIC MANAGEMENT OF COMMON PERINATAL CONDITIONS (exp. Nov 2023 (Online))
This webinar will give a thorough overview of pharmacological management of UTIs, mastitis, various STIs, and vaginitis in order to further educate midwives about the antibiotics, antivirals, and antifungals commonly prescribed to their clients to treat these conditions. This webinar is focused on the upcoming legislative changes for LMs practicing in Washington State but the information is applicable to anyone working with perinatal populations. Contact: “https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pharmacologic-management-of-common-perinatal-conditions-registration-158311256229

TRANSFER TOOLS FOR MIDWIVES, EMS, AND HOSPITAL PROVIDERS (exp. Nov 2023 (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: “https://www.hivece.com/courses/transfer-tools

BIRTH EMERGENCY SKILLS TRAINING (exp. Nov 2023 (Online))
B.E.S.T. provides methodical, evidence based approach to overcoming disparities in midwifery practice, recognizing at-risk pregnancy, pain and bleeding in the prenatal, intrapartum and postpartum period, identification and management of complications antepartum, labor & birth, postpartum and neonatal emergencies and team creation to facilitate safe transfers. Participants build on existing skills and gain new ones through interactive discussions, hands on simulations, and guided one on one practice. NRP Certification is offered as half-day add on. MEAC approved 18 CONTACT HOURS for HYBRID includes 10 hours ONLINE prior to 8 hours BEST-Live Bridge Certificate Eligible 12- Maternal Emergency, 3- Newborn, 3-category 3 (2 Pharm, 1 Racial Disparity). MEAC 10 Contact hours ONLINE ONLY, completed in your own home and on your timeline. Bridge Certificate Eligible for 6- Maternal Emergency, 2- Newborn, 2- Category 3 (2 PHARM, 1 Racial Disparity) CNM 16 CONTACT HOURS (2- Pharmacology) @ day BEST-Live and HYBRID BEST Contact: Email: miniwife@sbcglobal.net or ” http://www.familywayeducationalservices.com or “http://www.birthemergency.com

PREVENTING MOTHER-TO-CHILD-TRANSMISSION: HIV/AIDS, HEP B & C (exp. Oct 2023 (Online))
Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of deadly diseases by screening for HIV and Hep B & C is not optional if we are to provide best-practice maternity care, everywhere in the world. We now have the means and the know-how to prevent mother-to-child transmission -PMTCT – of HIV and Hep B, so that no mother need ever worry again about passing these on to her baby. Diagnosing and treating infections that can impact the baby through vertical transmission during pregnancy or childbirth, either by treating them ourselves or by helping infected pregnant women get into an evidence-based PMTCT program, will protect the baby from deadly virus and ensure the mother’s survival to raise her child. In addition to treatment for HIV and Hep B, the added risks and possible complications of Hepatitis C are important for every midwife to understand as well. Worth 4 CEUs
Contact:
Email: trainings@mercyinaction.com or “https://www.mercycollegeofmidwifery.edu”

ULTRASOUND FOR MIDWIVES & ADVANCED PRACTICE PROVIDERS: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ULTRASOUND IMPLEMENTATION INTO YOUR PRACTICE (exp. Oct 2023 (Online))
This course was designed by Carolyn Gegor, CNM with over 40yrs experience of teaching midwives and practitioners about ultrasounds. It is an overview of point of care, limited, obstetric and basic gyn ultrasound for midwives and advanced practice providers. It includes cross-sectional anatomy, basic non-pregnant anatomy, dating in all three trimesters of pregnancy, and common complications in each trimester. It also covers the Biophysical Profile, basic physics and business aspects, including billing, documentation and liability. Approved by MEAC for 10hr CE. Details and registration: “https://ultrasoundformidwives.com/onlinecourse

INTRODUCTION TO BIRTHING FROM WITHIN: HEART OF MENTORING- ONLINE, SELF PACED EDUCATION. (exp. Oct 2023 (Online))
Introduction to Birthing from Within: Heart of Mentoring is a self-guided course that will introduce you to the fundamental Birthing from Within skills and processes for birth professionals: professionals: Role of a Mentor, Birth as a Heroic Journey, Solution-Focused Dialogue, and Archetypes of Birth. Upon completing it, you will be able to begin using these new skills and processes with parents in your community right away. Details and registration:
“https://courses.birthingfromwithin.com/courses/introductory-course

SEX AND MIDWIFERY, OH MY! CREATING A GENDER AFFIRMING COMMUNITY (exp. Oct 2023 (Online))
Approved by MEAC for 1.5 hours of CE, this pre-recorded Equity in Midwifery Education webinar covers 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. Available online instantly upon enrollment at HiveCE: ” https://www.hivece.com/courses/sex-and-gender

CROSSING THE THRESHOLD, RETREAT FOR BIRTH WORKERS  (exp. Sept 2023 (In Person))
Crossing the Threshold is Birthing from Within’s signature retreat, designed to inspire, nourish, and refresh your birth practice. It can serve as a stand-alone workshop, and is also a key part of the Birthing from Within childbirth educator and doula training and certification process. Over the course of the retreat, participants will experience storytelling, art, ritual, dialogue, and embodied processes to explore their foundational beliefs about birth and the connections they have to their present work, consider what parents really need to know in order to give birth, consider what birth workers really need to know to be of service, expand possibilities of how to work with parents in ways that value coping, resilience, and inner knowing while helping parents detach their sense of self-worth from their birth outcomes, explore ways to cultivate inspiring, and nourishing practices that reduce and heal birth worker burnout. Email  contact@birthingfromwithin.com or  https://www.birthingfromwithin.com/crossing-the-threshold-in-person-retreat

 

HOW TO START A BIRTH CENTER (exp. Sept 2023 (Online))
This course dives deep into the business side of running a successful birth center. There are many important factors to understand when embarking on creating a birth center in your community. We go over business plans, funding, marketing, billing, policies, staffing, renovation, and so much more in the invaluable lifetime access course. I promise this will be one of the best investments you commit to when planning for your birth center opening day! Approved by MEAC for 8.5hr CE. Details and registration: “Birth Center Course (midwiferybusinessconsultation.com)

FETAL ASSESSMENT IN LABOR (exp. Sept 2023 (Online))
Now approved by MEAC for 11 hours of CE! Accepted in Category II of the NARM Bridge program, and meets the criteria for the Utah midwifery licensing requirement of a course in “intrapartum fetal monitoring.” In this dynamic course, 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. This course includes video footage from her live presentation in 2016, along with handy reference guides to use in your practice, exercises and quizzes to reinforce the information from the lecture, interactive audio exercises, and the opportunity to participate in an online discussion regarding the real-world application of these concepts or to clarify questions. Available online instantly upon enrollment at HiveCE: ” https://www.hivece.com/courses/fetal-assessment-in-labor-2

THEORY OF BIODYNAMIC RESUSCITATION OF THE NEWBORN (BRN) (exp. Aug 2023 (Online))
Approved by MEAC for 6 hours of CE, and accepted in Category II of the NARM Bridge program. 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. Available online instantly upon enrollment at HiveCE: ” https://www.hivece.com/courses/brn

CURRICULUM TOOLS FOR DISCUSSING RACE AND RACISM IN MIDWIFERY (exp. Aug 2023 (Online))
Approved by MEAC for 1.5 hours of CE, this pre-recorded Equity in Midwifery Education webinar identifies strategies to promote anti-racist content throughout the midwifery curriculum, how to apply “curriculum threading” of race and racism to midwifery curriculum, and how to utilize a “strengths-based” approach to education while promoting positive learning experiences for students of color. Available online instantly upon enrollment at HiveCE: ” https://www.hivece.com/courses/curriculum-tools-for-discussing-race-and-racism-in-midwifery

VACCINE INFORMATION FOR MIDWIVES (exp. Aug 2023 (Online))
This course will prepare midwives to confidently add vaccine administration to their practice repertoire, provide client counseling tools, and aid midwives who chose not to provide vaccinations to educate their clients effectively about vaccine options. Approved by MEAC for 2 hours of CE. Details and registration: “https://www.midwifery.edu/product/vaccine-information/

INCORPORATING ANTI-RACISM COURSEWORK INTO A CULTURAL COMPETENCY CURRICULUM (exp. Aug 2023 (Online))
Approved by MEAC for 1.5 hours of CE, this pre-recorded Equity in Midwifery Education webinar explores why students may not be effective in cultural humility or creating a culturally safe practice until they understand their role in issues of social power and dominant social norms, and explains why an in-depth exploration of the impacts of racism, power, and privilege as social determinants of health is a challenging but necessary component of cultural competency training for all health care practitioners. Available online instantly upon enrollment at HiveCE: ” https://www.hivece.com/courses/incorporating-antiracism-coursework

“ONLINE CULTURAL COMPETENCY & RESPECT IN THE PROVISION OF MATERNITY CARE” (exp. July 2023 (Online))
This course, Cultural Competency and Respect in the Provision of Maternity Care, shares important insights for all health care providers, including doulas and childbirth educators. It meets the requirement of NARM for all CPMs and CPM applicants to take a course on Cultural Competency and may meet other licensing requirements as well. This training in cultural sensitivity, cultural respect, and cultural humility is useful in any practice setting, anywhere in the world. 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. Contact: Email: trainings@mercyinaction.com or https://www.mercycollegeofmidwifery.edu/cultural-competency-and-respectful-maternity-care

THE NEUROBIOLOGY OF COMMUNICATION: FINDING RESONANT EMPATHY AND SELF-COMPASSION (exp. June 2023 (Online))
Do you desire improved communication in your preceptor/apprentice relationship, or with your co-workers? Have you found yourself wishing you could respond differently when interfacing with clients and other providers during stressful situations, such as hospital transfer? Approved by MEAC for 2 hours of CE or 0.2 CEU.
Contact: or ” https://www.hivece.com/courses/communication-neurobiology

FETAL HEART TONE MONITORING (exp. May 2023 (Online))
In community birth, midwives take care of two patients; the mom AND the baby. Learn or refresh the skill necessary to assess fetal wellbeing. This course aims to highlight the tools and skills necessary for effective, timely and safe fetal monitoring protocols in the community birth setting. Approved by MEAC for 4 hours of CE or 0.4 CEU.
Contact:
Email: artofbirthing@gmail.com
or “https://midwifery-wisdom-collective.teachable.com/p/ap-midwifery-fht-assessment

PHARMACOLOGY FOR NEW MEXICO LICENSED MIDWIVES (exp. May 2023 (Online))
Bring excellence, compassion, and the midwifery model of care to the use of the midwife’s formulary. While designed to meet the relicensing requirements for New Mexico midwives, this course will be of great value to midwives anywhere. Approved by MEAC for 2 hours of CE. Details and registration: “https://www.midwifery.edu/product/pharmacology-for-new-mexico-licensed-midwives/

PERINATAL COMPLICATIONS:TAUGHT BY MERCY IN ACTION’S ADJUNCT PEDIATRICIANS (exp. May 2023 (Online))
This course is a discussion on twelve perinatal complications and emergencies that a midwife may encounter in practice, and how to respond. The perspective brought to this discussion by compassionate, caring pediatricians is invaluable. Approved by MEAC for 5 hours of CE or 0.5 CEU. Contact: https://www.mercycollegeofmidwifery.edu/online-perinatal-complications

STEREOTYPE THREAT IN THE ACADEMIC AND CLINICAL SETTINGS (exp. March 2023 (Online))
Approved by MEAC for 1.5 hours of CE, this pre-recorded Equity in Midwifery Education webinar explores what stereotype threat is, what triggers it, how the psychological process unfolds, and the impact on students. Learn measures to reduce this threat at the institutional, faculty-student, and student-student levels. Available online instantly upon enrollment at HiveCE: ” https://www.hivece.com/courses/stereotype-threat

MEETING STUDENT NEEDS (exp. March 2023 (Online))
Approved by MEAC for 1.5 hours of CE, this pre-recorded Equity in Midwifery Education webinar explores strategies for access and success across the student life-cycle. Available online instantly upon enrollment at HiveCE: ” https://www.hivece.com/courses/meeting-student-needs

“BEYOND 6 WEEKS: THE CASE FOR MIDWIFERY CARE IN THE POSTPARTUM YEAR ” (exp. March 2023 (Online))
Join midwife, nutritionist, educator, and mother of three, Sarah Lax, as she explores current evidence on the postpartum recovery process, what the research tells us matters most to support the postpartum experience, and a review of innovative postpartum care models to deepen and elevate your midwifery practice. Approved by MEAC for 4 hours of CE. Details and registration: https://www.hivece.com/courses/beyond-6-weeks

PROVIDING SAFE AND RESPECTFUL CARE TO LGBTQIA+ CLIENTS (exp. March 2023 (Online))
This course will delve deeper into providing high-quality exceptional care to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual individuals. Mel Tourville-Smith, CPM, LM, MSW spends time addressing the disparities and unique stressors that each of these populations may face in their day to day lives including during the pre pregnancy planning, conception process, pregnancy, labor, birth, and postpartum period. Approved by MEAC for 2 hours of CE or 0.2 CEU. Contact: ” https://www.midwifery.edu/store/Providing-Safe-and-Respectful-Care-to LGBTQIA-Families

SCREENING FOR CRITICAL CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE USING PULSE (exp. Feb 2023 (Online))
Approved by MEAC for 2.5 hours of CE, and accepted in Category II of the NARM Bridge program. Training for cCHD Screening with information specific to the community setting. Available online instantly upon enrollment at HiveCE: ” https://www.hivece.com/courses/cchd-screening

MEDICATIONS FOR THE BIRTHING PERSON (exp. Feb 2023 (Online))
Often a midwife may need to guide or advise a pregnant or birthing person regarding medication use during pregnancy, birth, or postpartum periods. In this course, offered through Midwives College of Utah’s Academy of Continuing Education, participants will learn about the labeling and safety considerations of common over-the-counter medications; the timeline and administration of RhoGam; IV fluids; and lidocaine for suturing. Approved by MEAC for 2 hours of CE or 0.2 CEU. Contact: “https://www.midwifery.edu/store/Medications-for-the-Birthing-Person