CERTIFIED CHILDBIRTH EDUCATOR-
This Class is available live on-line as well.
Course 1240 Childbirth Educator
2013 Dates: Orlando; February 23 & 24
June 1 & 2
September 7 & 8
Times: 8:30 am to 5:30pm
Total hours: 20 clock hours
Total Externship hours: 24 clock hours
Location: Commonsense Childbirth School of Midwifery, Winter Garden, Fl
Instructor(s): Kathy Bradley, IBCLC, ICCE, CD
Contact: 321-213-1112 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more details
This course will prepare the student to be able to create and teach a childbirth education class. Focus will be on curriculum development and teaching strategies.
1. Explain the importance of evidence-based teaching to today’s expectant parents.
2. Identify the role of the childbirth educator to the expectant families, the professional community and the lay community as a whole.
3. Define the types of learners, their needs and the factors affecting learners’ ability to retain information ~ include preferred methods of learning for today’s expectant parents.
4. Explain the Group Process and how childbirth educators can successfully apply it to their classes.
5. List applicable teaching strategies with generational differences for childbirth classes.
6. Identify strategies for teaching nutritional needs of the pregnant woman
7. Explain methods for teaching proper body mechanics and exercise for the pregnant woman.
8. Discuss the signs of pre-labor and warnings signs of pregnancy, the stages and phases of labor.
9. Explore the Gate Control Theory and the Fear-Tension-Pain Cycle and their impact on teaching.
10. List various comfort measures for labor and birth and describe their benefit.
11. Define techniques for breathing through labor and why they may be beneficial.
12. Explain the benefits of social support for the expectant family.
13. Describe basic teaching techniques with respect to the various classes and audiences.
14. Explain the causes of pain in childbirth and the how pain is viewed by expectant parents and the healthcare team.
15. Identify personal biases and create a risk-benefit teaching approach.
16. Identify verbal/non-verbal triggers, personal biases and their impact on creating a risk-benefit teaching approach.
17. Identify the dynamics of cesarean births.
18. Explain the risk/benefits of VBACs on the expectant mother's physical and mental well being.
19. Explain the emotional and physical needs of the new parents during the postpartum period.
20. Describe newborn appearance and characteristics and discuss the benefits of breastfeeding.
21. Discuss the strategies involved in presenting information on immunization.
Shall be granted to those who choose to complete the requirements below, following the 20 hour training program - Certification Lab Fee is an additional $75:
Training Manual will be provided by school
|Registration Form (copy, paste and print)|
|State ______________ Zip _________________|
|Location and Date of Training Program: __ On-Site or __On-line
__ $395 in full (incl. $100 non-refundable fee) OR
__ $100 non-refundable fee ($295 balance due by first day of class)
__ $135 Fellowship Program (for those who have had formal training as childbirth educator )
__ $75 Certification Lab Fee
|Money order or check payable to:
Commonsense Childbirth School of Midwifery (CCSM)
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CCSM Training Division
|Each training class is limited to 15 participants to ensure quality time and education. Be sure to send your registration today.|
|Cancellation Policy: Registration may be canceled by written request (less $45
processing fee) if received 30 days prior to program, and 50% of fee is refundable 15 days prior to program. No Refund 15 days prior from class.
Kathy Bradley has been involved with perinatal education and health care since 1989. She is the Director of Perinatal Education for Commonsense Childbirth School of Midwifery. She is an instructor at Winnie Palmer Hospital and holds a degree in Communication and Public Relations. She is an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant and Childbirth Educator, and serves on the Council of Licensed Midwifery for Florida Department of Health. Kathy has been in private practice since 1991 and resides in Rockledge, Florida with her five children.
Please direct any questions to Kathy at 321 213 1112 or firstname.lastname@example.org