If you have a group of four or more people who would like to enroll in this course at a discounted group rate, you're in the right place!
The curriculum may be viewed below.
A full description of the course may be viewed on the general course page.
Pricing for groups of 4 to 20 are at the rate of $75/student. If your group is in that range, calculate your fee from the graph below, and send ONE lump payment via PayPal to [email protected]. Within two business days of receiving payment, an access code will be sent via email for you to distribute to your group.
Please let us know whether you would like this access to be for the general group, or for your own private group, which would include a private group discussion area. If this access code should be sent to a different email address than the one used in Paypal, please let us know.
For groups larger than 20, you may register through the automated system below.
Within two business days of registering, an access code will be sent via email for you to distribute to your group. Please let us know whether you would like this access to be for the public course, or for your own private version, which would include a private discussion area.
The breakdown for pricing can be seen here:
For groups larger than 100, additional enrollments above 100 are priced at $30/person.
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 4 hours of continuing education. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 17686, for 4 contact hours. (This is widely accepted nationwide as continuing education for nurses and midwives.)
This course has been approved by the NARM Bridge Program for Category III.
This course has been approved by ACNM for 4 hours of continuing education. The approval numbers for this course are 2019/085 through October 16th, 2021, and 2021-116 through November 17th, 2023.
This course is free for all volunteer EMS personnel! For a free enrollment, please email [email protected] with: your name, your email, and the name of the organization you volunteer with (Example: Campbell County Volunteer Fire Department).
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.
- 1.1 Intro
- 1.2 The Problem
- 1.3 What is community birth?
- Learn More About Community Birth
- 2.1 Midwives
- Midwives Model of Care™
- Philosophy of the American College of Nurse-Midwives
- 2.2 Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
- 2.3 Receiving Hospital Providers
- Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative - Baby Friendly USA
- 3.1 Working Together
- 3.2 Home Birth Summit Model Practices for Midwives
- Home Birth Summit Best Practice Guidelines: Transfer from Planned Home Birth to Hospital
- 3.3 Home Birth Summit Model Practices for Hospital Providers
- 3.4 Quality Improvement and Home Birth Summit Policy Development
- 3.5 Success Story: The "Poster Midwife"
- Smooth Transitions
- 4.1 Best Practices for Improving Transfer
- 4.2 Best Practices for Communication: Prenatal Planning and Education
- Printable PDF: Sample Hospital Transfer Plan
- Printable PDF: Sample Hospital Transfer Worksheet
- 4.3 Communication: Calling 9-1-1
- 4.4 Communication: Midwives and EMS
- Clinician Fact Sheet: The Importance of a Low-Stress Environment for Birth and the Immediate Postpartum
- Citizens for Midwifery Directory of State Midwifery Organizations
- 4.5 Communication: EMS and Receiving Providers
- 4.6 Communication: Midwives and Receiving Providers
- Home Birth Summit Maternal Transfer Form
- Home Birth Summit Newborn Transfer Form
- ACOG Committee Opinion #664: Refusal of Medically Recommended Treatment During Pregnancy
- 4.7 Model Practices Role-Play: Maternal Hemorrhage Scenario
- 5.1 Maternal Emergency Transfer Best Practices
- 5.2 Newborn Emergency Transfer Best Practices
- Article (bonus section): The Laryngeal Mask Airway and Its Use in Neonatal Resuscitation: A Critical Review of Where We Are in 2017/2018
- 6.1 When Conflict Arises
- 6.2 Model Practices Role-Play: Newborn Resuscitation Scenario
- 6.3 Interview with Dr. Wendy Smith
- 7.1 Conclusion
- Further Resouces
- Maternal and perinatal outcomes by planned place of birth among women with low-risk pregnancies in high-income countries: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
- Homebirth: An Annotated Guide To The Literature
Silke Akerson, CPM, LDM, MPH
Midwife & Herbalist