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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.

 

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, EMBODIED LEARNING RETREAT FOR BIRTH PROFESSIONALS (exp. Sept 2023 (Online))
Crossing the Threshold is for aspiring and experienced birth professionals who want to explore new perspectives and gain fresh insights about birth and their role as birth workers. Whether you’re an OB/GYN, midwife, nurse, doula, IBCLC, therapist, yoga teacher, parent support group leader, massage therapist, or just birth-work-curious, this workshop will give you the compassionate salve that you need to inspire your practice. Offered as a weekend retreat or weekly series in Feb, April and May. : “https://birthingfromwithin.com/crossing-the-threshold-workshop/

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

MERCY IN ACTON’S PHARMACOLOGY FOR MIDWIVES (exp. October 2022 (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

SUPPORTING INDIGENOUS MIDWIFERY STUDENTS: A DISCUSSION ON CULTURAL SAFETY WITHIN MIDWIFERY EDUCATION (exp. October 2022 (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. (1.5 hours of MEAC approved CE, on-demand immediately upon enrollment) Details and enrollment: https://www.hivece.com/courses/supporting-indigenous-midwifery-students

ACCESSIBILITY AND ABLEISM IN MIDWIFERY EDUCATION (exp. Sept 2022 (Online))
Midwifery educators will work with disabled students over the course of their career. Understanding the risk factors associated with microaggressions, bias, actions and inactions in the classroom setting and curricula is vitally important. In this course, offered through Midwives College of Utah’s Academy of Continuing Education, we will call upon midwifery educators to enact practices in the classroom and clinical setting that increase access for disabled students. Approved by MEAC for 2 hours of CE or 0.2 CEU. Contact: ” https://www.midwifery.edu/store/Midwives-Accessibility-and-Ableism-in Midwifery-Education

EMERGENCY BREECH BIRTH (exp. Sept 2022 (Online))
Just like any other rare birth event, all midwives should be prepared to safely attend unplanned breech birth – this workshop shows you how.Breech presentation occurs in approximately 3-4% of term pregnancies; of those it is estimated that 8-35% remain undetected until labor. Join Augustine Colebrook and a panel of your colleagues to review the mechanism of physiologic breech birth as well as key interventions to diagnosis and resolve breech dystocia. 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-emergency-breech-birth/?preview=logged_out

GROUP B STREP (GBS) ONLINE COURSE (exp. September 2022 (Online))
Evidence-based online course for health professionals about the prevention and treatment of group B Strep infections in newborn babies. Featuring 5 world-leading experts on Group B Strep. Includes clinical guidelines for UK, USA, CANADA, AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND. Approved by MEAC for 10 hours of CE or 1.0 CEU.
More details at:
“https://microbirth.teachable.com/p/gbs

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/