In this on-demand webinar from Equity In Midwifery Education, attorney and genderqueer birthing parent Indra Wood Lusero tackles this emotionally charged topic with wisdom and sensitivity.

Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to:

  • Explain how The Midwives’ Model of Care is well-suited to meet the needs of people with diverse gender and sexual identities
  • Explain the importance and relevance of inclusion and integration
  • Describe the history of how we have understood and defined sex and gender
  • Describe key concepts including gender identity, biological sex, and gender expression
  • Explain best practices in midwifery and healthcare, and the ways in which the interests of midwives and women are aligned with those of transgender folks
  • Describe challenges for educators in creating inclusive learning environments and responding to student needs and perspectives

HiveCE is an approved provider of continuing education by the California Board of Nursing, and this course meets the California Board of Nursing criteria for 1.5 hours of continuing education. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 17686, for 1.5 contact hours. (This is widely accepted nationwide as continuing education for nurses and midwives.)

Previously approved by MEAC for 1.5 hours of continuing education, approval number M1920-14-0919DE through September 30th, 2021; approval number M2122-18-1001DE through September 30th, 2023.

Note: Course completion does not authorize the learner to use skills outside their scope. Please refer to your state guidelines for determining scope of care.

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  • By Meredith Bowden

    “Excellent Presentation - Thanks for the knowledgeable and well-presented information on Gender Affirming Care. ”

    “Excellent Presentation - Thanks for the knowledgeable and well-presented information on Gender Affirming Care. ”

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  • By Angela Hartley

    “Indra is absolutely AMAZING! ”

    “Indra is absolutely AMAZING! ”

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Indra Wood Lusero is a Staff Attorney with National Advocates for Pregnant Women, and founder of the Birth Rights Bar Association and Elephant Circle, a birth justice capacity-building organization. Indra is a genderqueer Latinx parent rooted in the Southwest, dedicated to defending clients and advocating for policy change that supports families, and honors our physiologic well-being.

This course provides CE for midwives and nurses. The content is relevant for all perinatal care providers desiring to improve their skills of providing inclusive care.

Course curriculum

  • 01
    Webinar Replay
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    • Sex and Midwifery, Oh My! Creating a Gender Affirming Community
  • 02
    Evaluation, Post-Test and MEAC CE Certificate
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    • Evaluation Questions
    • Post-Test

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