CEU Evaluation Form, Saturday, October 25

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.


Keynote Address: Why Midwives Matter to Reproductive Justice—Dorothy Roberts

  1. Explore and discuss the meanings of reproductive justice and reproductive choice
  2. Examine the role midwives have played in reproductive justice historically through today
  3. Explore and discuss the role of midwives in reproductive justice in the future


General Session: MANA DOR Annual Update and 2014 Research Roundup—Cheyney

  1. Identify the steps involved in submitting an application for data access to MANA Stats;
  2. Describe key research questions for the studies done with data collected via the MANA Stats project;
  3. Discuss findings from each of these projects and describe ways innovative research on midwife-led care and normal, physiological birth in the MANA Stats dataset can inform our own care practices;
  4. Summarize key outcomes from the Annual Reporting 2013 dataset;
  5. Describe ongoing and upcoming projects for the MANA DOR


Breakout Session C

  1. Explain the history of out-of-country clinical placements for student training in direct-entry midwifery.
  2. Articulate the concerns with out-of-country clinical placements for midwifery students.
  3. Assess the value and potential harm of midwifery students participating in out-of-country clinical placements.
  4. Describe possible programs or structures that could be created that would allow for safe and culturally appropriate out-of-country clinical placements.
  1. Define and discuss the meanings of social justice as related to gender identity
  2. Discuss the concepts of equity vs. equality
  3. Describe “privilege” as related to cisgender, male privilege, heterosexual privilege
  4. Describe the differences between political correctness and inclusivity
  1. Participants will identify the unique and diverse needs of Muslim American women during the childbearing years
  2. Participants will discuss how midwives can appropriately serve this population. 
  3. Participants will identify ways to target this population in culturally sensitive and appropriate ways.
  1. Participants will define 5 goals of good legislative drafting.
  2. Participants will explore techniques that can be applied to any piece of legislation, regardless of policy objectives
  3. Participants will identify 3 best practices for direct lobbying and grassroots lobbying.
  4. Participants will examine state law changes in their home states as well as issues affecting midwives on a national level.
  1. Participants will discuss the etiology & epidemiology of ICP
  2. Participants will identify myths are surrounding ICP and their related truths
  3. Participants will recognize and discuss the associated complications and how they might relate to midwifery practice
  4. We will discuss lab tests and fetal evaluation tools, and how they relate to outcomes
  5. Participants will identify 3 medical treatment options as well as alternatives and Comfort measures
  6. Participants will identify and discuss how to evaluate if their client is still a homebirth candidate


Breakout Session D

  1. Summarize trends in waterbirth as a popular growing choice among birthing women;
  2. Analyze and interpret the sociopolitical context behind the controversial debate surrounding waterbirth in the United States;
  3. Describe the international context for and against waterbirth as a delivery choice;
  4. Identify methodological weaknesses and strengths of past research on waterbirth;
  5. Summarize the basic methods used in the Bovbjerg et al. (Under Review) study on waterbirth in home and birth center settings;
  6. Describe the primary results from the Bovbjerg et al. (Under Review) study;
  7. Discuss conclusions of the Bovbjerg et al. (Under Review) study;
  8. Analyze the Bovbjerg et al. (Under Review) study and larger body of literature on waterbirth in terms of practice implications, consumer education, and choices in childbirth political advocacy.
  1. Define the causes of maternal mortality and morbidity from hemorrhage
  2. Discuss the research on the NASG in postpartum emergency care
  3. Describe the physiology of a postpartum woman in clinical shock
  4. Describe how the NASG resuscitates a woman in postpartum shock
  5. List the criteria for using the NASG
  6. List the vital sign criteria for removing the NASG
  7. Describe how to apply, remove, and clean the NASG
  8. Describe where to purchase the NASG, both in USA and for developing country use in low resource areas
  1. Define and review  the basic physiology of GDM, the potential effects on mother and baby, and possible long term consequences
  2. Identify at risk pregnant women, current screening guidelines for prenatal testing.
  3. Discuss dietary assessment and counseling for prevention of GD 
  4. Discuss identification of at-risk newborns, screening guidelines, and treatment
  1. Participants will list aspects of midwifery business culture that create risk of claims and HIPAA audits.
  2. Participants will create business policies to minimize audit risks.
  3. Participants will identify common misconceptions with regard to the Affordable Care Act as it relates to third party reimbursement.
  1. Participants will identify three skills required of caregivers when it comes to holding space for both the birthing and the dying. They will articulate the features that characterize skillful support for individuals and families as they move through both birth and through death.
  2. Participants will discuss specific areas of overlap with regard to the training of birth professionals and hospital/hospice chaplains. They will come to see that birth workers have much to gain the formal study of how to support people as they die.
  3. Participants will demonstrate the capacity to connect their own life experience to the study of “Midwifery and the Life Continuum.” Through our ability to connect theory with personal practice and autobiographical reflection, the transfer of theoretical knowledge is made more meaningful
  1. Define and discuss the meanings of  social justice as related to gender identity
  2. Explore and discuss gender identity,expression, biological sex, sexual orientation
  3. Develop a plan for midwifery care that is inclusive and “safe”.