Continuing Education for Midwives: Course Description
This course contains a 1 hour video, 1 hour of supplemental readings, and 1 hour of quizzes and discussion, for a total of 3 MEAC Approved Contact Hours.
You will learn:
~ how to identify "regular" nausea and vomiting of pregnancy vs hyperemesis gravidarum
~ how to treat each condition
~ when to refer
~ OTC medication options
~ Rx medication options
~ long term therapy
~ psychological implications of hyperemesis
~ side effects of hyperemesis
~ prevention in future pregnancies
~ and more!
Silke Akerson, CPM, LDM is a mother, home birth midwife and herbalist in Portland. She has been a midwife for 15 years and loves that she never stops learning from her clients and the births she attends. She has been active in midwifery leadership and advocacy in Oregon and is the Director of the Oregon Midwifery Council.
Silke is passionate about continuing education for midwives as a way of ensuring quality care for all families and encouraging continued growth for ourselves as practitioners.
More about Silke, her practice, and her classes can be found at http://tworiversmidwifery.com/.