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Midwifery Conference 2019

This is a series of lectures originally presented at our 2018 GOLD Midwifery Conference. It is suitable for all skill levels and is a perfect fit for Midwives, Doulas, Childbirth Educators, IBCLCs, Breastfeeding Counselors, Physicians, Dietitians and anyone else working or studying within the maternal-child health industry.

This is a series of lectures originally presented at our 2019 GOLD Midwifery Conference. It is suitable for all skill levels and is a perfect fit for Midwives, Doulas, Childbirth Educators, IBCLCs, Breastfeeding Counselors, Physicians, Dietitians and anyone else working or studying within the maternal-child health industry.

Gain insights into how we can humanize birth, ways we can engage fathers, handling complications and emergencies, perinatal cannabis use, pharmacologic management of nausea and vomiting, advances in upright birth positioning, managing back pain with sterile water injections and so much more. With expert speakers, such as Betty-Anne Daviss, Lesley Page, Jus Crea Giammarino, Sally Pezaro and Vicki Chan to name just a few, this conference promises to be full of both information and inspiration.

Engaging Fathers in Maternity Care
Janelle Komorowski, DNP, CNM, ARNP
Evidence-based Pharmacologic Management of Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy
Sally Pezaro, RM, BA(Hons), MSc, PhD
Exploring the Needs of Childbearing Women with Hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (hEDS)
Lesley Page, CBE, PhD, MSc, BA, RM, HFRCM, Hon DSc
Humanising Birth
Nigel Lee, BHlthSci, MMId, PhD
Managing Back Pain in Labour Using Sterile Water Injections
Jennifer Hoeprich, CPM, CMT, Certified Hypnotherapist (CHt)
Mindfulness & Meditation for Midwives & Mamas
Naturopathics in Labor
Perinatal Cannabis Use Around the Globe: Research, Policy and Legal Implications
Ready, Response-able, Resilient; Handling Complications & Emergencies
Role of Midwives in Humanitarian Crisis
Speaking Truth to Power: Childbirth Models on the Human Rights’ Frontier
Vicki Chan, RN, RM
The Story of the FreMo Birth Centre. Midwifery Care in a Low Resource Setting.
Saraswathi Vedam, Professor and Principal, Birth Place Lab at UBC
“They Threatened and Bullied Me”: Examining Disparities in Autonomy, Respect, and Mistreatment Across Childbearing Communities
Presentations: 13  |  Hours / CE Credits: 13.5 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 8 Weeks  |   Added: June 5, 2019
CERP: 13.5
L-CERP: 1
R-CERP: 12.5
MidPLUS Points CPD: 15.5
ACNM: 15.5
Midwifery CEU: 1.5
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$110.00 USD

Managing Complications During Birth Lecture Pack

Are you prepared? Being ready for unexpected emergencies is an important part of every birth professional's skill set. This package provides practical information on managing potential complications during birth and the immediate postpartum period. Update your knowledge and skills when it comes to dealing with breech birth, complications during suturing, shoulder dystocia, preeclampsia and the compromised baby. This package is a valuable opportunity to expand your readiness for emergency situations.

Adrienne Leeds, CPM & Clinical Herbalist
Preeclampsia And Nutrition: Separating Fact From Fiction
Andrew Kotaska, MD FRCS(C)
Two-Step Delivery And The Prevention Of Shoulder Dystocia
Understanding The Needs Of The Newborn Who Has Experienced A Hypoxic Insult During Labor: The Relationship Between Hypoxia, Hypoglycemia And Hypothermia.
Nell Tharpe, MS CNM, CRNFA, FACNM
Suturing Skills For Midwifery Practice
An Algorithm For Physiological Breech Birth
Presentations: 5  |  Hours / CE Credits: 5 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 4 Weeks  |   Added: 10/06/2019
CERP: 1
R-CERP: 1
MidPLUS Points CPD: 5
ACNM: 5
Midwifery CEU: 0.5
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$95.00 USD

Breech Birth Lecture Pack

Our Breech Birth add-on package is designed to provide an in-depth focus on the topic of vaginal breech delivery. The climate of vaginal breech birth is changing as more families push to have it available as an option. Professional organizations are also starting to change their stance on breech presentation meaning an automatic C-section. This special package brings together leading experts in the field to share their knowledge, wisdom and experience of helping families to safely experience the vaginal birth of their breech babies. Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to learn from Shawn Walker, Gail Tully, Dr. Stuart Fischbein and Dr. Andrew Kotaska!

Using research to improve the way we teach and learn vaginal breech birth
Andrew Kotaska, MD FRCS(C)
Heads-up not hands-up: the Unexpected Breech Birth
Gail Tully, BS, CPM, CD(DONA)
Illustrating Breech Complications
The Home Breech Option, Proper Selection & Technique
Understanding the mechanisms as the key to safe breech birth
Presentations: 5  |  Hours / CE Credits: 5 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 4 Weeks  |   Added: 21/04/2017
CERP: 5
R-CERP: 5
MidPLUS Points CPD: 5
ACNM: 5
Midwifery CEU: 0.5
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$110.00 USD

Complementary Care Lecture Pack

As more and more families look beyond mainstream medical care in the perinatal period, there is a growing demand for integrative care practices where complementary methods are used alongside medical care. With this add-on package, we’ve brought together experts in different types of complementary care to help you learn more about how to incorporate them into your care of perinatal families. Join us for a closer look at the use of herbs, homeopathy, osteopathy, acupuncture, aromatherapy and chiropractic care during the perinatal period.

Sara Randall, BSc (Hons) Midwifery, R. Midwife, B. Ost. Med, R. Osteopath, IBCLC
Osteopathic Principles within the Perinatal Period
Preparing the Mother for a Safer, Easier Birth Throughout Pregnancy
Debra Betts, PhD, BHSc, RN
Acupuncture in pregnancy and the postpartum period. Use in New Zealand by midwives and in a hospital outpatients clinic
Demetria Clark, Master Herbalist and Aromatherapist
Aromatherapy for Pregnancy
Lia Bello, RN, FNP, CCH
Using Homeopathic Remedies in the Peri-Natal Period
Susan Weed, Author
The Herbal Education of Midwives
Presentations: 6  |  Hours / CE Credits: 6 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 4 Weeks  |   Added: 17/05/2018
CERP: 6
R-CERP: 6
MidPLUS Points CPD: 6
ACNM: 6
Midwifery CEU: 0.6
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$110.00 USD

Trauma Informed Care Lecture Pack

Trauma Informed Care is defined as an organizational structure and treatment framework that involves understanding, recognizing and responding to the effects of all types of trauma. The perinatal period is a particularly vulnerable one, and it is crucial to understand how past trauma of any kind may influence the way that clients perceive and experience their perinatal care. Join our expert speakers to learn more about how to approach perinatal families through a lens of trauma informed care.

Healing Birth Stories for Professionals
Shannon Kane, MSW, BSW, RSW
Psychological Birth Trauma: Causes, Assessment, and Treatment
Mickey Sperlich, PhD, MSW, MA, CPM
Trauma-Informed Care in the Perinatal Period
Unpacking the concept of “Holding Space”: Beyond rhetoric toward action in supporting survivors of trauma in the childbearing years
Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, PhD, IBCLC, FAPA
Breastfeeding and Survivors of Adverse Childhood Events
Microaggressions and Racial Trauma During Childbirth
Presentations: 6  |  Hours / CE Credits: 6 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 4 Weeks  |   Added: 22/05/2018
CERP: 6
Midwifery CEU: 0.6
ACNM: 6
MidPLUS Points CPD: 6
L-CERP: 6
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$110.00 USD

Suturing Skills & Perineal Repair Lecture Pack

Whether you’re just learning how to suture, need a refresher or want to sharpen your skills, this package of amazing instructional videos developed by GynZone is just what you need. A mixture of animations, demonstrations on medical models and clinical videos provides a detailed look at choosing suture material, different suturing techniques, diagnosing different degrees of perineal tears, choosing appropriate anaesthetics, labia repair and repair of 1st and 2nd degree tears.

Module 1: Surgical Skills
Module 2: Diagnostics
Module 3: Anaesthetics
Module 4: Labia Repair
Module 5: 1st & 2nd Degree Tear
Presentations: 5  |  Hours / CE Credits: 6 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 4 Weeks  |   Added: 08/06/2018
CERP: 6
MidPLUS Points CPD: 6
ACNM: 6
Midwifery CEU: 0.6