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David Carter-Plake, LM, CPM

  • Speaker Type: 2019
  • Country: USA

David Carter-Plake, LM, CPM began his career in Maternal and Child Health over 25 years ago working in hospital systems as a labor and delivery nurse. After completing disaster relief work in New Orleans and Haiti, David started searching for alternative ways to provide services to people in need of maternity care. Finally deciding on the traditional midwifery path instead of nurse midwifery, David attended Midwives College of Utah graduating with an Associate of Science in Midwifery degree in 2018 and will complete a Bachelor of Science of Midwifery in August 2019. David is planning on continuing his education at MCU in the graduate degree program with a focus on midwifery education. David lives in El Paso, Texas where he has a solo midwifery practice, Imagine Midwifery Services, providing birth center and home birth care to birthing people of El Paso, Southern New Mexico, Chihuahua, Mexico and beyond. David has 5 dogs and one 20-year-old cat. He enjoys reading, travel, movies, and watching the performing arts in his leisure time.

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Sterile Water Injections for Lower Back Pain in Labor
This offering will introduce learners to the use of sterile water injections as an alternative pain relief method for lower back pain during labor. A review of lower back anatomy and causes of lower back pain during labor will provide a solid knowledge base before learning the principles of intradermal analgesia, including how to place intradermal sterile water injections for lower back pain management in labor. Participants must be willing to actively participate in hands-on practice on one another of intradermal injections in both the arm and lower back.
Presentations: 5  |  Hours / CE Credits: 5  |  Viewing Time: 5 Weeks