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Washington, DC (Metro Accessible)
18 Contact Hours from the California Board of Registered Nurses
Each participant at the JM CPI Childbirth Educator Workshop will receive a complimentary copy of Prepared Childbirth – The Educators Guide (a $85.00 value). This Guide is recommended reading for the CPI Certification Program.
Instructor: Marilyn Hildreth, RN, IBCLC, LCCE, FACCE, CPIC, CD(DONA)
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The CPI Childbirth Educator Workshop provides training needed to successfully teach adult learners. Childbirth educators, doulas, nurses, prenatal instructors and those giving breastfeeding lectures would benefit from this workshop. This is a formal two full day course on childbirth education that can be used toward your CPI Childbirth Educator Certification. (Approved by the California Board of Registered Nurses for 18 contact hours.) The fee for the workshop ($535) is your total fee for certification through CPI. There is no yearly membership fee, certification registrations fee, paper fee or test-taking fee.
Topic of the Workshop Include: Adult learners, Informed Decisions for Pregnancy, Childbirth and Breastfeeding, Teaching Strategies for Childbirth Education, Pregnancy Health and Nutrition, Understanding Labor and Giving Birth, Labor Support, Complications in Childbirth, Medications of Labor and Birth, Interventions of Labor & Birth, Postpartum, Breastfeeding, Newborns, Parenting, Curriculum Development and much more!
At the end of the JM Birth Consultants/CPI Childbirth Educator Workshop, the participants will be able to:
List three phases of group development
Restate two ways a childbirth educator can enhance group learning
Define informed choice
Identify two teaching techniques used to teach benefits and risks
Describe the value of informed consent to birthing families
List three differences in models of care
List two advantages of immediate application of knowledge
Acknowledge personal childbirth philosophy
Recall three effective methods to teach childbirth and breastfeeding classes
Explain how to create an effective birth plan
List two physical and emotional changes of pregnancy
Apply two strategies for teaching nutrition
Recall two techniques for teaching normal labor
Identify two labor variations that should be taught
List four physical and emotional changes that occur as labor begins
State the four hormones of labor, birth and breastfeeding
List two benefits of relaxation during labor
Demonstrate two breathing techniques that could be used in labor
Explain two benefits of a doula
Demonstrate two different positions used in labor and delivery
Identify two advantages of second stage up-right positions