CEU Evaluation Form, Friday, October 24

In addition to the CEU form you filled out on-site with the code for each session you attended, you will need to fill out this on-line form with an evalutation of EACH session you attended (which offered CEUs) in order to receive your CEU certificate.

All fields in each section for the session you wish to receive CEUs (except the final comment field) are required in order to receive your CEU certificate.

If you did not purchase the CEU certificate yet would like to comment on any sessions you attended, please feel free to use these forms to do so with the understanding that you will not receive CEUs unless you purchased the CEU packet and filled out the form on-site as well as these evaluations.


Plenary: Undisturbed Birth—Sister Sandra MorningStar CPM

  1. Participants will list at least three unnecessary ways birth is disturbed habitually in most settings by most care providers
  2. Participants will identify 4 key factors differentiating Undisturbed (physiological birth) from Medical (managed) Birth


Breakout Session A

  1. Describe the current state of maternity and lactation care in the African-American community
  2. Explain the social, political, and economic reasons such inequities persist
  3. List current models at work underway across the country that have been initiated at the community level
  4. Describe the appropriate role of allies in participating in these community-driven models for success
  1. Participants will describe the priorities of the female brain as it develops from infancy to puberty.
  2. Participants will explain the primal drive of the female brain to reproduce
  3. Participants will describe the female brain’s adaptation to pregnancy including the effects of hormones, the effects of instinct/hard-wiring and brain changes
  4. Participants will discuss the physiology of labor and birth as it relates to increased odds of survival
  5. Participants will identify 3 of  today’s barriers to optimal development of maternal behavior
  1.   Define the best practice for disaster response when pregnant women or breastfeeding women are involved
  2. Discuss the use of midwives on an initial disaster response team
  3. Describe the case history of Mercy In Action’s response to Super Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda in November 2013
  4. Describe the set-up of an initial disaster response maternity tent
  5. List the criteria for choosing midwifery and medical staff for a disaster response
  6. Discuss the creation of a Disaster Preparedness Plan for Midwives

1. Discuss the concept of “power;”

2. Discuss this concept with regards to the student-preceptor relationship of individuals in peer health professions, as documented through existing research;

3. Discuss the qualitative research conducted by the presenter regarding the concept of power within the student-preceptor relationship of Direct-Entry Midwifery students in the United States, notably:

     a. The methodology of the research,

     b. Its results, conclusions, implications for the profession, and

     c. Its strengths and limitations;

4. Participate in a facilitated dialogue regarding the aforementioned subject matter.

  1. Participants will list three factors that influence the length of term pregnancy in the US
  2. Participants will demonstrate the best method(s) for setting EDD in clinical practice for a variety of demographically diverse sample clients
  3. Participants will identify the points in care at which an evidence-based, individualized EDD is most important
  4. Participants will discuss the psychological/emotional benefits to the mother of re-conceptualizing the EDD based on best evidence


Plenary: Anti-racism, Decolonization and Midwifery: Bringing Back Birth and Reproductive Justice to Our Communities—Jessica Danforth, Native Youth Sexual Health Network

  1. Define and discuss the meaning of anti-racism and decolonization
  2. Describe the realities beyond health disparities
  3. Discuss the legacy of colonialism


Breakout Session B

  1. Define racism, white privilege and health inequity as it relates to perinatal outcomes
  2. Cultivate awareness of where inequities exist in their own practices
  3. Utilize personal privilege in pursuit of equity in outcomes
  4. Create a plan for decreasing inequity in their own practices
  1. Participants will be able to identify five areas of the law that impact midwifery practice
  2. Participants will recognize the difference between state and federal law
  3. Participants will utilize the ‘three types of risk’ framework to better understand their legal risk and how to make decisions about it
  4. Participants will discuss the term “code switching” and how it may impact their communications with clients, regulators, and lawyers
  1. Participants will define obstetric fistula.
  2. Participants will name three causes of obstetric fistula.
  3. Participants will identify three reasons women in give birth at home in Uganda.
  1. Describe the 2013 changes in eligibility requirements;
  2. Describe and discuss the 2014 changes in testing procedures
  3. Discuss the impact of the US MERA statement on the NARM PEP process
  1. Participants will recognize 3 signs and symptoms neonatal hypothyroidism
  2. Participants will recognize 5 signs or symptoms of subclinical hypothyroidism in the pregnant mother
  3. Participants will identify 4 vitamins and herbs that support thyroid function
  4. Participants will discuss when and to whom to refer for subclinical hypothyroidism
  5. Participants will discuss 3 implications of Neonatal Hypothyroidism