Continuing education workshops offered by Midwifery
at Green Landing provide intimate, small-group educational programs, offered by midwives for midwives. Each program is
designed to revitalize midwives in mind, body, and spirit while providing high quality interactive learning opportunities.
Space at all workshops is limited;
you are encouraged to register early to hold your place.
To find out more or to register for
a workshop, click on the links above for our 2018 Workshops.
Knot-tying and Suturing Skills -
For midwives all all backgrounds. Prerequisite for Perineal Repair and FIrst Assistant Workshops.
The knot-tying and suturing workshop
includes technical theory and clinical aspects of knot-tying, needles and suture, handling of suturing instruments, and mentored
hands-on simulation of suturing techniques for the birth room or the surgical setting using suture on foam and fabric models.
The goal of the session is expanded understanding of sutures, needles, and the associated suturing and tissue handling techniques
when performing wound repair. Program # 2018/038,
approved for 3+
ACNM specialty contact hours. Limited
to 8 participants.
The Art of Perineal Preservation and Repair - For midwives of all backgrounds.
The perineal support and repair workshop includes relevant anatomy, techniques and skills used to maintain tissue integrity, perform appropriate
assessment before and after birth, clinical techniques and skills used to maintain aseptic technique and perform repair, and
mentored hands-on simulation of specific closures using tissue models. The goal of the session is expanded understanding of
the components of perineal evaluation, preservation and repair during childbirth, and development of enhanced hand-skills
when performing this important aspect of quality midwifery care. Program # 2018/038, approved for 4+ ACNM specialty contact hours. Limited to 8 participants.
The Midwife as First Assistant - For licensed
midwives practicing in a hospital setting.
The midwife as first assistant workshop
addresses prevention of the primary cesarean, the woman’s informed choice and consent, preoperative preparation, family-centered cesarean, and the midwife's role when functioning as an active member of the perioperative team. Setailed
information about surgical skills, tissue dissection, closures, complications, and care of the woman after surgery form the
backbone of this course. Mentored hands-on simulation with discussion builds surgical skills and comprehension through performance
of cesarean using fabric models. The goal of the session is development of the understanding and skill set necessary to expand
midwifery practice and act as the first assistant at cesarean. Program # 2018/038, 6+ ACNM specialty contact hours applied for. Limited to 8 participants.
A Joyful Cry - An
interdisciplinary workshop on Newborn Resuscitation for midwives and others who care for babies at birth with a primary focus
on the home and free-standing birth center setting. Limited to 4-8 participants. The newborn resuscitation for midwives workshop provides an opportunity for mentored NRP skills practice and testing for midwives. Included
is discussion on the role and expectations for newborn resuscitation skills in the home and birth center setting, the role
of EMS, and facilitating effective transport. The goal of the session
is to enhance clinical care of the newborn during transition after birth for midwives who practice in low technology settings. Participants who wish to renew their NRP provider
status must complete the 7th edition NRP text, exams, and e-sims prior to attending the workshop.
Questions? Contact Nell by phone 207-232-7125 or email