MCCPM Continuing Education Conference
6710 Lake Shore Dr S, Richfield, MN 55423, United States
Join us for the Minnesota Council of Professional Midwives Summer Continuing Education Conference for two full days of education relevant to the practice of midwifery in out of hospital settings plus optional pre-conference NRP training or suturing workshop for OOH proviiders. This CEU opportunity is affordably priced, full of practical information as well as opportunities for networking and fellowship with other midwives from Minnesota and the upper Midwest.
All pre-conference events will take place at Roots Community Birth Center at 1901 44th Avenue N, Minneapolis. Potlucklunch during the NRP lunch break and upon completion of the suturing workshop.
NRP with Marijke van Roojen
Marijke is returning to Minnesota to offer her unique NRP workshop, designed for out of hospital birth attendants. This workshop includes additional CEU hours for supplementary content. Marijke is handling her own registration for this event. Please contact her directly for registration at firstname.lastname@example.org
Suturing Workshop with Rosa Osterreich
Suturing practice and guidance with experienced midwife educator, Rosa Osterreich. Please bring gloves and suturing instruments (needle holder and scissors). A few extra sets of instruments will be on hand for students. Registration below. Space is limited!
8:00-9:00 am Registration, Light Breakfast
9:00-9:15 am Welcome/Logistics
9:15-12:30 Practical Strategies for Equity in Midwifery with Rebecca Polston, CPM, LM, Marijke van Roojen, LM, CPM, MPH and Aly Folin CPM, LM
8:30-12:00 Birthworkers of Color Caucus/Roots Community Birth Center Tour and Breakfast hosted by Jahan Zuberi, CPM, LM Britt Duncan and Evelyn (Roots student midwives)
2:00-3:30 Sexually Transmitted Infections with Candy Hadsall from the Minnesota Department of Health
3:45-5:15 Preeclampsia with Dennis Hartung, M.D.
After Conference Happy Hour: Richfield Houlihan’s,6601 Lyndale Ave SRichfield, MN 55423. Vegan and gluten free menu items available
8:00-9:00 am Registration/Check-In, Light Breakfast
9:00-9:15 am Welcome/Logistics
9:15-12:30 Unlocking the Gate: Resolving Sacral Dysfunction in Labor with Adrienne Caldwell
2:00-3:45 The Business of Birthwork with Jordan Anderson, Esq
4:15-5:45 Sexual Health Reintegration (after birth) with Daniela Montoya-Barthelemy, MPH
Fees, Scholarships, CEUs, Cancellation etc.
What's included in your fee? Conference Admission fee includes coffee, tea, light breakfast and lunch on both Friday and Saturday. Vegetarian and gluten-free options will be available. MEAC CEU certificates will be provided and CEU fees are included in the price of registration.
Scholarships are available for People of Color or LGBTQ people who are midwifery students enrolled in a training program or school or who are actively apprenticing. Feel free to select this option from the ticketing menu if it applies to you! This ticket option covers the full cost of the Friday and Saturday conference proceedings. Marijke also offer reduced price scholarships for NRP.Registration for NRP is handled by the instructor directly.
Workstudy: A limited number of positions are available. You can purchase a discounted workstudy ticket on this website, however, it is recommended that you contact Erin before purchasing this ticket to get more information about workstudy positions and find out if it is right for you. 612-508-0584 or email@example.com
Babies and Children: Infants in arms are welcome to attend with a registered parent. Unfortunately, we are unable to offer childcare at this location and cannot accommodate toddlers and olde children.
Cancellation Policy: We understand that midwives sometimes can't attend scheduled events due to the uncertain nature of birthwork. Registrants who cancel by contacting event organizers via phone or email up to 48 hours before the start of the event will receive a full refund. Cancellations made less than 48 hours before the event or no call/no shows the day of the event will also be refunded $50 per single day of conference missed or $100 for both days.
New for 2018!!! Recorded sessions. We’ll be recording our sessions this year. If you miss a session due to being at a birth, you can take a pre-session quiz, listen to the recording and read the handouts and take a post-test and still receive CEUs.
Check back soon! Workshop descriptions forthcoming
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POC and LGBTQ Student Scholarship
Preconference Suturing Workshop
Work Study (both days)
Friday only Student Registration
Saturday only Student Registration
Saturday only Midwife Registration
Friday only Midwife Registration
Student/Apprentic Midwife Registration