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Perspectives on the Impact of COVID-19 on Birthing Families and their Care Providers

  • Duration: 60 Mins
  • Credits: 1 CERP, 1 R-CERP, 0.1 Midwifery CEU, 1 ACM CPD Hours, 1 ACNM
  • Handout: Yes

The emergence of the global COVID-19 pandemic brought with it an unprecedented impact on birthing families and their care providers. The upheaval and uncertainties associated with changing policies and procedures, the challenges of shifting certain aspect of care to the virtual world, and the trauma experienced by birthing parents, babies and care providers alike, will have long lasting effects. This panel brings together midwives from different areas of the world to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on parents, babies, and care providers and the implications for the profession moving forward.

Learning Objectives:

Objective 1: Discuss the impact of policies and procedures implemented during the pandemic on birthing families.

Objective 2: Discuss the impact of direct and vicarious trauma on care providers.

Objective 3: Identify ways in which the pandemic impacts the ability of care providers to provide compassionate care.

Presentations: 13  |  Hours / CE Credits: 13.5  |  Viewing Time: 8 Weeks