This on-demand webinar from Equity In Midwifery Education is appropriate for midwives, nurses, and all perinatal healthcare providers and instructors.

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

  • Discuss the unique barriers and limited access to midwifery education and training experienced by many Indigenous Midwifery students.
  • Describe and contrast the definitions of cultural awareness, cultural sensitivity, cultural competency, cultural safety, and cultural humility in the context of midwifery education.
  • Summarize some current challenges with student preceptor dynamics in regards to Indigenous cultural sensitivity and respect.

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.)

This course has been approved by MEAC for 1.5 hours of continuing education. The MEAC approval number for this course is M2021-07-1001DE, and this approval is current through October 24th, 2022.

This course was originally approved by MEAC under M1819-54-1229DE, October 24th 2018-2020.

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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Rhonda Lee Grantham, Midwife, Center for Indigenous Midwifery


Rhonda Lee Grantham is an Indigenous Midwife from the Cowlitz Nation, a Salish-Sahaptian tribe of SW WA that translates to “Seeker of the Medicine Spirit”. For over two decades, she has been actively catching babies and supporting programs within tribal communities, both at home and globally. As the founder of the Center for Indigenous Midwifery; she is guided by her lens as a cultural anthropologist and Native woman, along with her passions for global health, family wellness and culturally-centered care. She is honored to share stories, skills, and struggles in dedication of her organization's mission; "Strengthening indigenous communities by bridging access to health care resources and skills training, while honoring & reclaiming Indigenous midwifery care.”
Rhonda Lee Grantham, Midwife, Center for Indigenous Midwifery

Course curriculum

  • 01
    Webinar Replay: Supporting Indigenous Midwifery Students
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    • Supporting Indigenous Midwifery Students
  • 02
    Post-Test and CE Certificate
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    • Evaluation Questions
    • Post-test

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