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Midwifery Works! is a fresh take on the annual fall Midwifery Business Network meeting. Whether you’re still in school, entering the workforce, or in the trenches, our inclusive program is packed with practical knowledge to enhance your career, your practice, and your professional life. Midwifery Works! 2013 will help you:

  • Explore and develop your business skills
  • Network with other midwives who have overcome practice challenges
  • Expand your practice using social networking


Education Session Schedule with Handouts

Friday, October 4

Education Session: Start Attracting Clients: Three Critical Success Factors You Must Have in Place if You Want to Grow Your Practice
9:15 - 11:00 AM
CEUs: 0.175
Presented by Sheri Taber

Education Session: Utilizing the NEW Perinatal Education Team - Strategies for Increasing Revenue, Creating Linkages and Strengthening your Practice
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM
CEUs: 0.125

Presented by Jennie Joseph, CPM and Kathy Bradley, IBCLC, ICCE, CCA (CD)

Education Session: Overview of the CMS Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program (aka Meaningful Use)
1:45 - 2:45 PM

Presented by Oon Soo Ung and Valerie Williams


Education Session: Developing a Business Plan and Budget
3:00 - 4:30 PM
CEUs: 0.15

Presented by Heather Shannon, CNM

Update on the Midwifery Value Proposition and Discussion of ACA Implementation
4:30 - 5:30 PM
CEUs: 0.05

Presented by Lorrie Kline Kaplan, CAE and Jesse Bushman

Saturday, October 5

Education Session: Contract Negotiation - Midwifery Skills Put to Business Effect
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM
CEUs: 0.125

Presented by Mary K Collins, CNM, JD

Education Session: How to Integrate, Incorporate and Find Ways to Make Electronic Health Records Work in Your Practice.
1:45 - 3:00 PM
CEUs: 0.125

Presented by Karen King, CNM

Education Session: Promises and pitfalls on the road to collaborative practice
2:45 - 4:15 PM
CEUs: 0.15

Presented by Jan Kriebs, CNM, FACNM, and Nancy Jo Reedy, RN, CNM, MPH, FACNM

Education Session: The National Quality Quality Movement and Midwifery: Quality Assurance, Quality Improvement and Professional Preservation
4:15 - 5:15 PM
CEUs: 0.1

Presented by Diana Jolles, CNM
Handouts: DOSP Quality Section Webinars, DOSP Quality Section Pledge, Creating a Culture, NQF, Physiological Birth, Quality Assurance and Improvement,
Toolkit Resources, Quality Management,

Sunday, October 6

Education Session: Professional Preservation through Analysis of Variation within the 2012 ACNM Benchmarking Project
9:00 - 10:30 AM
CEUs: 0.15

Presented by Diana Jolles, CNM
Handouts: Benchmarking Presentation, 2012 ACNM Benchmarking Information Packet

Education Session: Group Prenatal Care Implementation Lessons Learned
10:45 AM - 12:15 PM
CEUs: 0.15

Presented by Jessica Brumley, CNM, PhD


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