Conference 2018 | Midwifery Update

Shoreline, WA US
February 7, 2018

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Target Audience

Certfied nurse midwives, licensed midwives, nurses, nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialist and other interested healthcare providers.



This conference provides an annual update on clinical issues in midwifery care. Join us for a day of lectures, discussions and case study analysis.


Objectives for Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:

  1. List characteristics of primary vs. secondary headache.
  2. Identify clinical procedures and processes that are shown to improve outcomes in cases of postpartum hemorrhage.
  3. List reproductive health outcomes that can be influenced by vaginal microbiota.
  4. Describe the relationship between breathing and the pelvic floor.
  5. Demonstrate familiarity with gender identity concepts and terminology.
  6. Expand repertoire of safe treatment options for some common perinatal problems and complaints.
  7. Describe the various ways in which drugs can be detected in the body including with the neonate.



  • An Update on Hormone Therapy for Transgender Clients: Ensuring Midwifery Competency (Rx) Simon Ellis  
  • Head to Toe Integrative Therapies for Common Perinatal Complaints (Rx) Sunita Iyer 
  • It's More Than a Floor: A Physical Therapist's Perspective on Pelvic Floor Support, Sphincter and Sexual Function Kathe Wallace
  • Oh My Aching Head: Assessing and Treating Headaches during Pregnancy and Lactation (Rx) Melissa Schorn 
  • Our Microbes, Ourselves Caroline Mitchell
  • Postpartum Hemorrhage: Prevention and Treatment (Rx) Carolyn Kline 
  • Toxicology Files: Drug Testing in Clinical Practice (Rx) Joan Gibson 
  • Washington State Affiliate of ACNM: Meeting, Presentation and Dinner (Optional). Please RSVP to Judy Lazarus at by January 24. 2018


Provided By

UW School of Nursing, Continuing Nursing Education
UW School of Nursing, Nurse-Midwifery Education Program


Contact Hour Credit

Contact Hours: 7.32 | Pharmacology Hours: 5 (at the advanced practice level)


Professional Credit

At the end of the conference, log in to your account at to access the online conference evaluation. You will be able to print your own contact hour certificate upon completion of the evaluation. Up to 7.32 contact hours will be awarded. Attendance at sessions and submission of an evaluation form is required for successful completion. 


  • Continuing Nursing Education at the University of Washington School of Nursing (UWCNE) is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
  • UWCNE is approved as a Washington state clock hour provider by the Washington State Board of Education.
  • Nurses (California): Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #7218.
  • Certified Nurse Midwives: A CEU application has been submitted to the American College of Nurse-Midwives

Respiratory Therapists:  UWCNE qualifies as a Washington State CE program sponsor under the Washington Administrative Code, WAC 246-928-442.

School Personnel:  UWCNE is approved as a Washington State clock hour provider by the Washington State Board of Education.

Social Workers and Counselors:  UWCNE qualifies as a Washington State CE program sponsor for social workers and counselors under WAC 246-809-610.

Psychologists:  UWCNE qualifies as a Washington State CE program sponsor for psychologists under WAC 246-924-240.

All Other Disciplines:  A certificate of contact hours is awarded for successful completion. Please check the website for the number of contact hours to be awarded for each offering.


Registration Information

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Fill out our Group/Employee Registration FormThe registration manager will process your request and notify by email.

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Additional Information

Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 7.32 Contact hours
  • 5.00 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
Event starts: 
02/07/2018 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
02/07/2018 - 4:50pm
Shoreline Conference Center
18560 1st Ave NE
Shoreline, WA 98155
United States

Available Credit

  • 7.32 Contact hours
  • 5.00 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level


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