Course curriculum

  • 1

    1. Guidelines, Expectations and Resources in Midwifery

    • Guidelines, Communication and Resources

    • MFS- Communication, Expectations and Resources Slide Show PDF

    • Necessary Spiels and Handouts

    • MFS practitioner referrals pdf

  • 2

    2. *CEU* Sensitive, Holistic Miscarriage Management - 1 MEAC contact hour

    • Miscarriage PDF

    • Lecture: Miscarriage Management

    • Miscarriage Quiz - Required for CEUs

    • Miscarriage Management Survey - Required for CEUs

    • Miscarriage Bibliography

  • 3

    3. *CEU* Thyroid Testing, Treatment and Referral - 2.5 MEAC contact hours

    • Thyroid Slide Show PDF

    • Lecture 1: How The Thyroid Works

    • Lecture 2: Thyroid symptoms and testing

    • Lecture 3: Thyroid Changes in Pregnancy

    • Lecture 4: Thyroid support

    • thyroid protocols cheat sheet

    • Thyroid Quiz - Required for CEUs

    • Thyroid Survey - Required for CEUs

    • Thyroid Bibliography

  • 4

    4. Progesterone Testing

    • Lecture: Progesterone Testing

    • Progesterone Slide Show PDF

  • 5

    5. *CEU* MTHFR and Homocysteine Testing and Treatment - 1 MEAC contact hour

    • Lecture: MTHFR

    • MTHFR slide show PDF

    • MTHFR treatment

    • High SAH or homocysteine treatment

    • MTHFR quiz - Required for CEUs

    • MTHFR and Homocysteine Survey - Required for CEUs

    • MTHFR Bibliography

  • 6

    5. Prenatal Charts and Paperwork - DOCUMENTS ONLY

    • Checklist

    • History

    • Prenatal Flow Chart

    • Zika Screening Tool

    • Pediatrician Summary of Care

  • 7

    6. 30 week Handouts - DOCUMENTS ONLY

    • Preparing Your Birth Supplies

    • Postpartum Instructions 

    • NEWBORN EYE TREATMENT

    • IF THE MIDWIFE DOESN’T MAKE IT FOR THE BIRTH

    • Home Visit Sheet

    • Oral Vitamin K

    • Signs of Vitamin K Deficiency Bleeding

    • Birth Tub Preparation

    • Laborade Recipe

  • 8

    7. Prenatal Care

    • Lecture: Prenatal Education and Preventing Birth Trauma

    • Lecture: Prenatal Intake and Testing

    • Lecture: Pregnancy Discomforts

    • Lecture: Pregnancy Issues

    • Prenatal Discomforts and Issues Slide Show PDF

    • GBS informed consent/refusal

    • UTI handout

    • Basic pregnancy nutrition and food safety

    • Signs and Symptoms of Uterine Rupture

    • Nausea

    • Gall Sludge Management

    • Cold or Flu remedies in Pregnancy

    • Hemorrhoids

    • Anemia

    • Heartburn

    • Ultrasound Declination

    • Calcium Tea Recipe

    • Danger Signs in Pregnancy

  • 9

    8. *CEU*- Supplements to Support Blood Sugar in GDM- .5 MEAC contact hours

    • Gestational Diabetes Explained Handout

    • GDM Testing Declination Form

    • GDM Test Instructions

    • GDM guidance after diagnosis

    • Slide Show PDF: Supplementation for Blood Sugar Management in GDM

    • Lecture: Supplementation for Blood Sugar Management in GDM

    • Supplementation for Blood Sugar Management Quiz - Required for CEUs

    • Supplementation for Blood Sugar Management Survey - Required for CEUs

    • Supplementation for Blood Sugar Management in GDM Bibliography

  • 10

    8. Hyperemesis Gravidarum

    • hyperemesis mfs 2021

    • Slide Show PDF - Pregnancy Discomforts and Issues

  • 11

    9. Pre Eclampsia and Cholestasis

    • preE and cholestasis

    • Cholestasis Management

  • 12

    10. *CEU* Foley Balloon Catheter for Cervical Ripening 0.5 MEAC contact hours

    • Foley Balloon Slide Show PDF

    • Foley Balloon Catheter for Cervical Ripening

    • Foley Balloon Quiz - Required for CEUs

    • Foley Balloon Survey- Required for CEUs

    • Foley Balloon Bibliography

  • 13

    11. Labor

    • Lecture: Labor, Retained Placenta and Vaginal Seeding

    • Labor Slide Show PDF

  • 14

    12. *CEU* Perinatal Mood Disorders - 1 MEAC contact hour

    • Perinatal Mood Disorder Slide Show PDF

    • Lecture: Perinatal Mood Disorders

    • Perinatal Mood Disorder Support

    • Perinatal Mood Disorder Quiz - Required for CEUs

    • Perinatal Mood Disorder Survey - Required for CEUs

    • Perinatal Mood Disorder Support Bibliography

  • 15

    13. Postpartum

    • Immediate Postpartum

    • postpartum follow up and pelvic floor dysfunction

    • Cesarean Scar Treatment

    • Vaginal Steam Instructions for Postpartum

    • Postpartum: Fertility and Family Planning Options

    • Postpartum: Resuming Sexuality

  • 16

    14. The Newborn

    • Lecture: Newborn Breathing

    • Lecture: Baby Follow Up

    • The Newborn Slide Show PDF

    • SIDS handout

    • Safe Co-Sleeping Handout

  • 17

    16. *CEU* Continuity of Care: The Midwife's Role in Early Breast/ChestFeeding Intervention 0.5 MEAC hours

    • Mastitis and Plugged Ducts Handout

    • Continuity of Care, The Midwife's Role in Early Breast/Chestfeeding Intervention Slide Show PDF

    • Lecture: Continuity of Care, The Midwife's Role in Early Breast/Chestfeeding Intervention

    • Continuity of Care, The Midwife's Role in Early Breast/Chestfeeding Intervention Quiz - Required for CEUs

    • Continuity of Care, The Midwife's Role in Early Breast/Chestfeeding Intervention Survey - Required for CEUs

    • Continuity of Care, The Midwife's Role in Early Breast/Chestfeeding Intervention

    • Continuity of Care: The Midwife's Role in Early Breast/Chestfeeding Intervention Bibliography

  • 18

    16. *CEU* Menses as the 5th Vital Sign - 1 MEAC contact hour

    • Menses as the 5th Vital Sign Slide Show PDF

    • Normal Periods and Painful Periods

    • Heavy, short, and long periods

    • PCOS

    • Fibroids

    • Endometriosis

    • BV and Yeast Infections

    • pelvic exams

    • Yeast Infection Handout

    • Menses a the 5th Vital Sign Quiz - Required for CEUs

    • Menses as the 5th Vital Sign Survey - Required for CEUs

    • Menses as the 5th Vital Sign Bibliography

    • Endometriosis help

  • 19

    17. *CEU* Stress Management for Birth Workers - 1 MEAC contact hour

    • Stress Mitigation PDF Slide Show

    • Stress Mitigation For Birth Workers

    • Stress Mitigation for Birth Workers Quiz - Required for CEUs

    • Stress Mitigation Survey - Required for CEUs

    • Stress Mitigation for Birth Workers Bibliography