1. Heart & Hands Advanced Workshops, Sebastopol, CA, 5/11, 5/18, and 5/19, 2019, 9 AM to 4 PM.

“If the first course was about absorbing midwifery into the skin, this course is about beginning to feel it in your bones, think like a midwife, and trust that indeed you already are.”

The Advanced Workshops focus on application and refinement of skills leaned in the basic intensive course. A practical, hands-on workshop format builds upon the academic/skills foundation you have already established. Little homework–lots of small group concentration!

These three, all-day workshops include:

  •  Initial interview, small group practice and critique
  • Complete prenatal exams, including interview and routine care
  • Charting
  • Advanced pelvimetry, including bimanual assessment, cervical assessment and Pap smear
  • Basics of non-pregnant client care, including breast health/exam
  • Case histories–prenatal, intrapartum and postpartum, workup and review
  • Role-playing of crisis/complications management
  • Grief counseling–debriefing difficult birth experiences (for practitioner and client)
  •  Liability, informed consent, setting boundaries in care-giving
  • Venipuncture/blood draw
  • Guest midwives panel–nurse-midwives and direct-entry midwives share their experiences
  • More on apprenticeship and licensure–practical preparation

“I found the advanced course to be the perfect place for integrating and distilling all the information from the beginning course. The practice cases were extremely helpful, the venipuncture empowering, and the midwife panel invaluable for bringing to life what so often feels abstract.”

Cost is $725 payable with a $425 non-refundable, non-transferable deposit (made out to Elizabeth Davis) with payments of $150 for classes one and two (no payment due at third meeting). Course is payable in full by date of course completion; missed classes can be made (space permitting) at a cost commensurate with current fees in any subsequent series. (Please note–$40 charge on all bounced checks!)

The Advanced Workshops are also available in an online, distance format. Beginning Heart & Hands course or modules are prerequisite. Course is payable in full and in advance, $725 payment is non-refundable, non-transferable.

Send registration to Elizabeth Davis, 3201 Burnside Rd, Sebastopol, CA 95472
Questions? elizabeth@elizabethdavis.com