www.MercyInAction.org

3018 West Overland Road
Boise, ID, 83705

(208) 258-9251

Mercy in Action is a non-profit organization that focuses on the crisis in Maternal/Newborn/Child health care worldwide. A Midwifery School, as well as seminars and training retreats are held each year to prepare midwives, doctors, and nurses to meet the global shortage of skilled birth attendants, and to help primary health care workers prevent unnecessary child deaths. 

Calendar

Oct
25
8:00 AM08:00

SEMINAR - Pharmacology FOR MIDWIVES - Dallas, Texas

LEARN TO ADMINISTER PHARMACOLOGICAL AGENTS ESSENTIAL TO MIDWIFERY CARE
This course worth 8 MEAC ACCREDITED CEU HOURS  will discuss treatment of conditions requiring drug therapy in midwifery care. Every midwife should regularly refresh her knowledge of a select formulary of drugs used in midwifery care, and practice the skills needed to safely use these drugs to protect the health and safety of mothers and babies in the midwife’s care in out-of-hospital settings. 

Note: Full proficiency must be demonstrated before being issued the passing certificate and CEU's for this course. Be advised that you may need to register and pay again if you do not pass.

Contact:  Christy Martin  email:  MidwifeChristy@gmail.com

For more information or to register and pay, click the link below:

http://www.mercyinaction.com/pharmacology-for-midwives

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Oct
26
8:00 AM08:00

SEMINAR - INTRAVENOUS THERAPY FOR MIDWIVES - Dallas, Texas


LEARN TO START, MANAGE, AND DISCONTINUE INTRAVENOUS FLUIDS
This course worth 8 MEAC ACCREDITED CEU HOURS will include discussion and practice on the use of intravenous therapy in the prevention and treatment of shock. Intravenous therapy is an essential skill for midwives who will need to start IVs to manage complications in an out-of-hospital setting or while waiting for transfer, as well as the prophylactic administration of Group B Strep antibiotics during labor.

Note: Full proficiency must be demonstrated before being issued the passing certificate and CEU's for this course. Be advised that you may need to register and pay again if you do not pass. 

Contact:  Christy Martin  email:  MidwifeChristy@gmail.com

For more information or to register and pay, click the link below:

http://www.mercyinaction.com/intravenous-therapy-for-midwives

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Mar
16
8:00 AM08:00

SEMINAR - INTRAVENOUS THERAPY FOR MIDWIVES - Detroit


LEARN TO START, MANAGE, AND DISCONTINUE INTRAVENOUS FLUIDS
This course worth 8 MEAC ACCREDITED CEU HOURS will include discussion and practice on the use of intravenous therapy in the prevention and treatment of shock. Intravenous therapy is an essential skill for midwives who will need to start IVs to manage complications in an out-of-hospital setting or while waiting for transfer, as well as the prophylactic administration of Group B Strep antibiotics during labor.

Note: Full proficiency must be demonstrated before being issued the passing certificate and CEU's for this course. Be advised that you may need to register and pay again if you do not pass. 

Contact:  Jamie Dellesky   email:  seminars@mercyinaction.com

For more information or to register and pay, click the link below:

http://www.mercyinaction.com/intravenous-therapy-for-midwives

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Apr
13
8:00 AM08:00

SEMINAR - INTRAVENOUS THERAPY FOR MIDWIVES - Washington D.C.


LEARN TO START, MANAGE, AND DISCONTINUE INTRAVENOUS FLUIDS
This course worth 8 MEAC ACCREDITED CEU HOURS will include discussion and practice on the use of intravenous therapy in the prevention and treatment of shock. Intravenous therapy is an essential skill for midwives who will need to start IVs to manage complications in an out-of-hospital setting or while waiting for transfer, as well as the prophylactic administration of Group B Strep antibiotics during labor.

Note: Full proficiency must be demonstrated before being issued the passing certificate and CEU's for this course. Be advised that you may need to register and pay again if you do not pass. 

For more information or to register and pay, click the link below:

http://www.mercyinaction.com/intravenous-therapy-for-midwives

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Sep
20
8:00 AM08:00

SEMINAR - PHARMACOLOGY FOR MIDWIVES - Tustin, Michigan

LEARN TO ADMINISTER PHARMACOLOGICAL AGENTS ESSENTIAL TO MIDWIFERY CARE
This course worth 8 MEAC ACCREDITED CEU HOURS  will discuss treatment of conditions requiring drug therapy in midwifery care. Every midwife should regularly refresh her knowledge of a select formulary of drugs used in midwifery care, and practice the skills needed to safely use these drugs to protect the health and safety of mothers and babies in the midwife’s care in out-of-hospital settings. Midwives should also be aware of the issues regarding drug use by their clients, and updated best practice for determining risks in pregnancy and lactation.

Note: Full proficiency must be demonstrated before being issued the passing certificate and CEU's for this course. Be advised that you may need to register and pay again if you do not pass. 

For more info:
http://www.mercyinaction.com/pharmacology-for-midwives

Location:                                                       Host:
The Log Lodge                                          Laurie Zoyiopoulos - 231-388-0981   
18351  20 Mile Rd, Tustin, MI 49688           faithgms@gmail.com
 

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Sep
17
8:00 AM08:00

SEMINAR - PHARMACOLOGY FOR MIDWIVES - Grand Rapids, Michigan

LEARN TO ADMINISTER PHARMACOLOGICAL AGENTS ESSENTIAL TO MIDWIFERY CARE
This course worth 8 MEAC ACCREDITED CEU HOURS  will discuss treatment of conditions requiring drug therapy in midwifery care. Every midwife should regularly refresh her knowledge of a select formulary of drugs used in midwifery care, and practice the skills needed to safely use these drugs to protect the health and safety of mothers and babies in the midwife’s care in out-of-hospital settings. Midwives should also be aware of the issues regarding drug use by their clients, and updated best practice for determining risks in pregnancy and lactation.

Note: Full proficiency must be demonstrated before being issued the passing certificate and CEU's for this course. Be advised that you may need to register and pay again if you do not pass. 

For more info:
http://www.mercyinaction.com/pharmacology-for-midwives

Location:                                                                       Host:
More Than Birth - Midwifery, LLC                                  Jennifer Hoshoe  jenniferholshoe@gmail.com
2012 28th St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49508
(616) 446-6114
https://goo.gl/maps/mE6bAbDqYAK2

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Sep
15
8:00 AM08:00

SEMINAR - PHARMACOLOGY FOR MIDWIVES - Lansing, Michigan

LEARN TO ADMINISTER PHARMACOLOGICAL AGENTS ESSENTIAL TO MIDWIFERY CARE
This course worth 8 MEAC ACCREDITED CEU HOURS  will discuss treatment of conditions requiring drug therapy in midwifery care. Every midwife should regularly refresh her knowledge of a select formulary of drugs used in midwifery care, and practice the skills needed to safely use these drugs to protect the health and safety of mothers and babies in the midwife’s care in out-of-hospital settings. Midwives should also be aware of the issues regarding drug use by their clients, and updated best practice for determining risks in pregnancy and lactation.

Note: Full proficiency must be demonstrated before being issued the passing certificate and CEU's for this course. Be advised that you may need to register and pay again if you do not pass. 

For more info:
http://www.mercyinaction.com/pharmacology-for-midwives

 

Location:                                                        
Stubborn Root Farm         
1986 W. howell Road, Mason, MI 48854
 
HOST: Connie Perkins – 517 6147756  / connie@redcedarbirth.com

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Sep
13
8:00 AM08:00

SEMINAR - PHARMACOLOGY FOR MIDWIVES - Detroit, Michigan

LEARN TO ADMINISTER PHARMACOLOGICAL AGENTS ESSENTIAL TO MIDWIFERY CARE
This course worth 8 MEAC ACCREDITED CEU HOURS  will discuss treatment of conditions requiring drug therapy in midwifery care. Every midwife should regularly refresh her knowledge of a select formulary of drugs used in midwifery care, and practice the skills needed to safely use these drugs to protect the health and safety of mothers and babies in the midwife’s care in out-of-hospital settings. Midwives should also be aware of the issues regarding drug use by their clients, and updated best practice for determining risks in pregnancy and lactation.

Note: Full proficiency must be demonstrated before being issued the passing certificate and CEU's for this course. Be advised that you may need to register and pay again if you do not pass. 

For more info:
http://www.mercyinaction.com/pharmacology-for-midwives

Detroit Host: Goldie Parker - 586-489-1608  / goldie_parker@yahoo.com
Location: 54840 Mound Road, Shelby Twp. MI 48316

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Aug
17
8:00 AM08:00

Suturing for Midwives - Boise

Location: Boise, Idaho: 

Date:  April 26, 2018

LEARN SUTURING SKILLS ESSENTIAL TO MIDWIFERY CARE
This course worth 8 MEAC ACCREDITED CEU HOURS will include discussion and practice on the identification and repair of various degrees of perineal damage after childbirth, as well as appropriate supplies and technique. Learning and maintaining suturing skills and knowledge is an essential component of quality care for out-of-hospital midwives. 

For more information and registration:
http://www.mercyinaction.com/suturing-for-midwives

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Aug
16
8:00 AM08:00

PHARMACOLOGY FOR MIDWIVES - Boise

Location:  Boise, Idaho: 

Date:  August 16, 2018

LEARN TO ADMINISTER PHARMACOLOGICAL AGENTS ESSENTIAL TO MIDWIFERY CARE
This course worth 8 MEAC ACCREDITED CEU HOURS  will discuss treatment of conditions requiring drug therapy in midwifery care. Every midwife should regularly refresh her knowledge of a select formulary of drugs used in midwifery care, and practice the skills needed to safely use these drugs to protect the health and safety of mothers and babies in the midwife’s care in out-of-hospital settings. 

For more information and registrations:
http://www.mercyinaction.com/pharmacology-for-midwives

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Aug
15
8:00 AM08:00

SEMINAR - INTRAVENOUS THERAPY FOR MIDWIVES - Boise, Idaho


LEARN TO START, MANAGE, AND DISCONTINUE INTRAVENOUS FLUIDS
This course worth 8 MEAC ACCREDITED CEU HOURS will include discussion and practice on the use of intravenous therapy in the prevention and treatment of shock. Intravenous therapy is an essential skill for midwives who will need to start IVs to manage complications in an out-of-hospital setting or while waiting for transfer, as well as the prophylactic administration of Group B Strep antibiotics during labor.

Note: Full proficiency must be demonstrated before being issued the passing certificate and CEU's for this course. Be advised that you may need to register and pay again if you do not pass. 

For more information or to register and pay, click the link below:

http://www.mercyinaction.com/intravenous-therapy-for-midwives

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May
7
to May 11

NARM STUDY RETREAT - Boise

Location: Boise, Idaho: The retreat is held in the beautiful Rocky Mountains of the Northwest, in the capital city of Boise, Idaho.

Date: May 7-11, 2018

INTENSIVE PREPARATION FOR TAKING THE NORTH AMERICAN REGISTRY OF MIDWIVES EXAM
Five days of focused review, taught and guided by Vicki Penwell, a midwife with experience preparing over 400 students to pass NARM and become CPMs using this method of intense retreat review and practice testing. While there are no guarantees, a very high percentage of students who studied with Vicki have passed NARM the first time.

This special retreat offers five full days of study with a different practice multiple-choice test each day, oral quizzes, individual guidance with test taking tips, and evenings spent in review, reflection, reading, nature walks and spiritual calm. The NARM Study Retreat is held in a quiet setting with no distractions, no TV, and best of all, you will have no responsibility except studying for your midwifery board exam! Personalized help can be given to each participant to learn their own unique learning style.

For more information and registration:
http://www.mercyinaction.com/narm-study-retreat

 

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Apr
27
8:00 AM08:00

SEMINAR - INTRAVENOUS THERAPY FOR MIDWIVES - Boise, Idaho


LEARN TO START, MANAGE, AND DISCONTINUE INTRAVENOUS FLUIDS
This course worth 8 MEAC ACCREDITED CEU HOURS will include discussion and practice on the use of intravenous therapy in the prevention and treatment of shock. Intravenous therapy is an essential skill for midwives who will need to start IVs to manage complications in an out-of-hospital setting or while waiting for transfer, as well as the prophylactic administration of Group B Strep antibiotics during labor.

Note: Full proficiency must be demonstrated before being issued the passing certificate and CEU's for this course. Be advised that you may need to register and pay again if you do not pass. 

For more information or to register and pay, click the link below:

http://www.mercyinaction.com/intravenous-therapy-for-midwives

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Apr
26
7:00 AM07:00

Suturing for Midwives - Boise

Location: Boise, Idaho: 

Date:  April 26, 2018

LEARN SUTURING SKILLS ESSENTIAL TO MIDWIFERY CARE
This course worth 8 MEAC ACCREDITED CEU HOURS will include discussion and practice on the identification and repair of various degrees of perineal damage after childbirth, as well as appropriate supplies and technique. Learning and maintaining suturing skills and knowledge is an essential component of quality care for out-of-hospital midwives. 

For more information and registration:
http://www.mercyinaction.com/suturing-for-midwives

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Apr
25
8:00 AM08:00

PHARMACOLOGY FOR MIDWIVES - Boise

Location:  Boise, Idaho: 

Date:  April 25, 2018

LEARN TO ADMINISTER PHARMACOLOGICAL AGENTS ESSENTIAL TO MIDWIFERY CARE
This course worth 8 MEAC ACCREDITED CEU HOURS  will discuss treatment of conditions requiring drug therapy in midwifery care. Every midwife should regularly refresh her knowledge of a select formulary of drugs used in midwifery care, and practice the skills needed to safely use these drugs to protect the health and safety of mothers and babies in the midwife’s care in out-of-hospital settings. 

For more information and registrations:
http://www.mercyinaction.com/pharmacology-for-midwives

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Apr
18
to Apr 22

Midwifery Today Conference - Mount Laurel, New Jersey

Vicki is teaching several classes, including "Cultural Competency and Respect in the Provision of Maternity Care"

Midwifery Today Conference
“Love Is the Essence of Midwifery”!

  • Continuing Education Units: ACNM and MEAC specialty credits will be applied for.

Conference Location
The Hotel ML
915 Route 73
Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054
Phone: +1-856-234-7300
Website: thehotelml.com

For more information:

http://www.midwiferytoday.com/conferences/newjersey2018/#speakers

 

 

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Mar
23
to Mar 24

MIDWIFERY ASSISTANT TRAINING - Columbus, Ohio

LEARN THE SKILLS NECESSARY TO BE A TRAINED MIDWIFERY ASSISTANT
Come join us for this intensive two days of learning the skills that will help you in a midwifery apprenticeship, or help you gain employment as a birth assistant, or help you be more prepared as a doula if unexpected things happen at a birth you are attending. Successful completion of this course will give you a certificate as a Trained Birth Assistant from Mercy In Action.

CONTACT:  Jamie Dellesky,      
email:   seminars@mercyinaction.com

LOCATION: 296 West Fourth Avenue,  Columbus, Ohio 43201

For more information and registration:
http://www.mercyinaction.com/midwifery-assist-workshop/
 

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Jan
26
8:00 AM08:00

SEMINAR - PHARMACOLOGY FOR MIDWIVES - San Antonio, Texas

LEARN TO ADMINISTER PHARMACOLOGICAL AGENTS ESSENTIAL TO MIDWIFERY CARE
This course worth 8 MEAC ACCREDITED CEU HOURS  will discuss treatment of conditions requiring drug therapy in midwifery care. Every midwife should regularly refresh her knowledge of a select formulary of drugs used in midwifery care, and practice the skills needed to safely use these drugs to protect the health and safety of mothers and babies in the midwife’s care in out-of-hospital settings. 

Note: Full proficiency must be demonstrated before being issued the passing certificate and CEU's for this course. Be advised that you may need to register and pay again if you do not pass.

Contact: Erika Obert   email:  erika@ftmidwifery.com     phone:  (330) 221-8597

For more information or to register and pay, click the link below::

http://www.mercyinaction.com/pharmacology-for-midwives

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Sep
21
to Sep 22

MIDWIFERY ASSISTANT TRAINING - Austin, Texas

LEARN THE SKILLS NECESSARY TO BE A TRAINED MIDWIFERY ASSISTANT
Come join us for this intensive two days of learning the skills that will help you in a midwifery apprenticeship, or help you gain employment as a birth assistant, or help you be more prepared as a doula if unexpected things happen at a birth you are attending. Successful completion of this course will give you a certificate as a Trained Birth Assistant from Mercy In Action.

CONTACT:  Mandy Toavs      
email:  mandytoavs@gmail.com 

Hosted by Birthwise Birth & Family Center,  1709 Rio Grande St, Austin, Texas 78701

For more information and registration:
http://www.mercyinaction.com/midwifery-assist-workshop/

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Sep
14
to Sep 17

Vicki is speaking at Idaho Midwifery Council Conference 2017

“MIDWIFERY ~ THE NEVER ENDING JOURNEY”

SEPTEMBER 14-17

Workshop topics include: 

1. Mentoring the next generation for leadership

2. Thorough Physical Exam and how to chart it

3. Thorough Newborn Physical Exam – How and Why

4. Caring for the Caregiver

5. Mothering the Microbiome

6. Having the Hard Conversations in Midwifery Practice (re: Post Dates, BMI, Advanced Maternal Age and more)

7. Medication and drug use in pregnancy

Fernan Lake Lodge
Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho

More information and registration:

http://idahomidwives.org/fall-imc-conference

 

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Aug
12
8:00 AM08:00

INTRAVENOUS THERAPY FOR MIDWIVES - Boise

Location:  Boise, Idaho: 

Date:  August 12, 2017

LEARN TO START, MANAGE, AND DISCONTINUE INTRAVENOUS FLUIDS
This course worth 8 MEAC ACCREDITED CEU HOURS will include discussion and practice on the use of intravenous therapy in the prevention and treatment of shock. Intravenous therapy is an essential skill for midwives who will need to start IVs to manage complications in an out-of-hospital setting or while waiting for transfer, as well as the prophylactic administration of Group B Strep antibiotics during labor.

For more information and registration:
http://www.mercyinaction.com/intravenous-therapy-for-midwives

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Jun
2
to Jun 3

MIDWIFERY ASSISTANT TRAINING - SEATTLE, WA

LEARN THE SKILLS NECESSARY TO BE A TRAINED MIDWIFERY ASSISTANT
Come join us for this intensive two days of learning the skills that will help you in a midwifery apprenticeship, or help you gain employment as a birth assistant, or help you be more prepared as a doula if unexpected things happen at a birth you are attending. Successful completion of this course will give you a certificate as a Trained Birth Assistant from Mercy In Action.

CONTACT:   Amanda Phillips
email:   paisleybirthing@gmail.com

Hosted by

For more information and registration:
http://www.mercyinaction.com/midwifery-assist-workshop/

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