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June 19, 2024

Updates in Management of the Lactational Mastitis Spectrum

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm ET

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This presentation will review and discuss the shifts in evidenced based management of lactational mastitis spectrum. We will discuss the etiology and management of engorgement, inflammatory and bacterial mastitis, abscess, and hyperlactation. We will review the importance of the role of the midwife in supporting lactation through complications such as mastitis.







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June 25, 2024

First Assistant Session

10:00 am - 2:00 pm ET

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Midwife as Surgical First Assistant is an expanded practice area for the CNM and CM. The midwife who serves as first assistant in surgery functions as a perinatal and birth professional in the perioperative setting. The workshop’s focus is on applying current evidence so midwives can participate and provide continuity of care for clients during a cesarean section. In this course, you will learn core knowledge and skills needed to perform as the surgical first assistant for cesarean, at a novice level.

This course is designed specifically for midwives and addresses the promotion of vaginal birth, shared decision-making and informed consent, and functioning as an active member of the perioperative team. Attendees learn how to perform immediate pre-op preparation of the client for surgery, and during surgery provide optimal surgical exposure, participate in tissue dissection, ensure hemostasis, perform or facilitate wound closure, and perform other intraoperative functions to assist the surgeon in carrying out a safe operation that optimizes outcomes.






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July 17, 2024

The Faucett Review: an AMCB Certification Exam Prep

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm ET

Over the course of five hours, participants will review pertinent content and test-taking strategies to prepare for the AMCB Certification exam for Certified Nurse-Midwives and Certified Midwives. Participants will learn innovative test-taking tips to help them tackle the exam and gain confidence in approaching standardized exam questions. The Faucett Review method involves four components: Content, Discipline, Realism, and Strategy. Participants will need to watch the 3 and a half hours of video content prior to attending the live webinar. Content includes modules on: the AMCB exam psychology, setting realistic goals, making a study schedule, the art of studying effectively, how to approach practice quizzes, creating flashcards, practicing a blankie page, test-taking tips, metacognition, and test anxiety. In the one and a half hour live webinar, Dr. Faucett will cover common topics that students historically find to be the most challenging. Test-taking tips will be reinforced with sample questions. Content covered will include: Primary Care, Antepartum Care, Intrapartum Care, Postpartum Care, Newborn Care, and GYN. All topic areas are based on the AMCB candidate catalog Midwifery Skills Tasklist.


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August 28, 2024

Infant feeding plan in the context of bipolar disorder and/or history of postpartum psychosis: an interdisciplinary patient centered approach

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm ET

This webinar will include a brief overview of evidence-based treatment options for birthing people with Bipolar Spectrum Disorder (BPSD) and/or hx of postpartum psychosis (PPP), risks and mitigating factors for postpartum manic, depressive, and psychosis relapse, and review evidence related to BPSD and PPP treatment and recommended infant feeding. This base knowledge will be used to then discuss an interdisciplinary patient-centered approach to developing individualized postpartum feeding plan for birthing people with BSDP and/or history of postpartum psychosis that optimizes maternal and infant outcomes and patient satisfaction by providing informed choice and prioritizing patient autonomy.


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October 06, 2024

Leading a Midwifery Practice: How and Why

10:00 am - 2:00 pm ET

For midwifery practice leaders (and aspiring leaders). Explores components of leadership, financial management, strategic planning, staffing, quality management, and performance evaluation. Participants will receive a workbook that includes all workshop slides, example forms for processes discussed, and worksheets to outline their own next steps and action plans.This is an 8-hour workshop split between two days (Sunday and Monday). This course will provide opportunities to engage an in-depth exploration of what maintaining a midwifery practice entails.

Pre-workshop activities are located in the resources tab on the 'live event' page.


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October 30, 2024

Ankyloglossia and Breastfeeding: Tongue Tie: What is it? and Why might it matter

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm ET

As Midwives, we are often the first line of breastfeeding support and the first ones to assess difficulties. It is crucial to know about, and be able to assess for potential contributors to poor latch, and poor milk transfer such as tongue tie.


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ACNM Events Calendar

Welcome to the ACNM Events Calendar. If you would like to submit your affiliate or regional event to be listed here, please send info to [email protected].

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