Mon, Apr 10|
Birth Assistant Workshop
Become a birthworker and assist Licensed Midwives in out of hospital deliveries.
Time & Location
Apr 10, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Margate, 513 Melaleuca Dr, Margate, FL 33063, USA
About The Event
The birth assistant workshop is aimed at women who want to work as midwifery assistants in homebirth or out-of-hospital settings. Birth Assistants can work in home birth or free-standing birth centers throughout the U.S. under the supervision of a certified or licensed midwife. (*deadline for registration/payment is February 1) Areas covered are: *Performing and recording maternal and newborn vital signs *Blood pressure, Fetal Heart tones, temperature, *Learning how to use medical equipment *Understanding Labor & Delivery . Drawing up injectable medications for administration; Administering herbal tinctures and homeopathic remedies per midwife’s order; * Labor support, providing comfort needs; *Assisting the midwife with suturing, handling of sterile equipment; * Understanding and Assigning APGARS; *Care and coordination of placenta *Basics to herbs and methods to a smooth birth *Universal precautions Practice with equipment and technique will be done and a final exam given at the end of the last day. Birth Assistant workshop $725 Attending 10 births post workshop, 25 clinical hours and NRP & CPR is required to receive final certification. ***We are excited to announce that this certificate can be used as credits and put towards your path to becoming a Midwife with select MEAC accredited schools.***