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Neonatal Resuscitation Workshop

Neonatal Resuscitation Workshop

Neonatal...

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017
Time: 12:00pm - 12:00pm


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March Farm Experience Weekend

March Farm Experience Weekend

March 24-26, 2017...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017
Time: 12:00pm - 12:00pm

Neonatal Resuscitation Workshop

Neonatal Resuscitation Workshop

Neonatal...

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017
Time: 12:00pm - 12:00pm


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March Farm Experience Weekend

March Farm Experience Weekend

March 24-26, 2017...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017
Time: 12:00pm - 12:00pm

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March Farm Experience Weekend

March Farm Experience Weekend

March 24-26, 2017...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017
Time: 12:00pm - 12:00pm

Midwifery Assistant Workshop

Midwifery Assistant Workshop

Learn...

Sunday, Mar 26, 2017
Time: 12:00pm - 12:00pm


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Midwifery Assistant Workshop

Midwifery Assistant Workshop

Learn...

Sunday, Mar 26, 2017
Time: 12:00pm - 12:00pm


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Midwifery Assistant Workshop

Midwifery Assistant Workshop

Learn...

Sunday, Mar 26, 2017
Time: 12:00pm - 12:00pm


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Midwifery Assistant Workshop

Midwifery Assistant Workshop

Learn...

Sunday, Mar 26, 2017
Time: 12:00pm - 12:00pm


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Midwifery Assistant Workshop

Midwifery Assistant Workshop

Learn...

Sunday, Mar 26, 2017
Time: 12:00pm - 12:00pm


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Midwifery Assistant Workshop

Midwifery Assistant Workshop

Learn...

Sunday, Mar 26, 2017
Time: 12:00pm - 12:00pm


 
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Neonatal Resuscitation Workshop

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 - Friday, Mar 24, 2017

Time: 12:00pm - 12:00pm

Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) March 23-24, Sept 14-15, 2017-b

nnresusSMThis 2-day hands-on workshop will precede or follow selected Midwifery Assistant Workshop dates. You may attend this class in conjunction with or separate from the Midwifery Assistant Workshop. Upon successfully passing this class, you will receive a “Card of Completion” from the American Academy of Pediatrics/American Heart Association Neonatal Resuscitation Program. Dates:
  • March 23-24, 2017
  • Sept 14-15, 2017
NRP Workshop fee $350 Register Now See registration application for information about our cash discount. Includes snacks, coffee, tea and fruit during the workshop and breakfast-food in the Clinic kitchen each morning you are here. You will be able to purchase lunches and suppers at The Farm Store.

Location


The Farm

Summertown, Tennessee 38483

Event Fees:


$ 100.00 Workshop Deposit


Registration is closed for this event.
For more information or questions, please email:
Ecovillage@thefarm.org

March Farm Experience Weekend

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 - Sunday, Mar 26, 2017

Time: 12:00pm - 12:00pm

March 24-26, 2017 - Register Now! The best overview of green living, providing the inspiration you need to fulfill your life goals and live your dreams. Relax and enjoy a peaceful weekend surrounded by our 4000 acres of wooded hills and clear running streams. If you’ve ever wanted to visit, would like to learn first hand about life in community, or have considered making The Farm your home, then this is the weekend for you. A variety of planned activities gives you the best opportunity to meet us and find out what we are really about. We guarantee you an enjoyable and memorable exchange. Tentative Schedule Friday: - Welcoming Circle - Dinner - Farm History and Current Farm Slide Show - Question and Answer period Saturday: - Yoga – Greet the day with a good stretch - Farm Community & Green Home Tour - Ecovillage Tour - Workshops – We provide workshops on various topics throughout the weekend. These include: Midwifery, Starting a Small Businesses, Vegetarian & Vegan Cooking, and more.* - Community Dinner – A great way to meet and mingle with us. - Evening Entertainment *Workshop subjects vary, based on availability of presenters. Sunday: - Brunch - Presentation – The Spiritual Path - Group Meditation - Closing Circle - Please let us know how to help you get the most from your experience. We look forward to meeting you! Friday 5pm to Sunday Noon Price includes camping and all meals (ask about other accommodations…extra)

Location


The Farm

Summertown, Tennessee 38483

Event Fees:


$ 250.00 1 Adult
$ 450.00 2 Adults
$ 200.00 1 Student
$ 350.00 2 Students
$ 75.00 Child (5-15)
$ 25.00 Child (4 and under)
$ 600.00 Family (2 adults, 2 or more children)

Neonatal Resuscitation Workshop

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 - Friday, Mar 24, 2017

Time: 12:00pm - 12:00pm

Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) March 23-24, Sept 14-15, 2017-b

nnresusSMThis 2-day hands-on workshop will precede or follow selected Midwifery Assistant Workshop dates. You may attend this class in conjunction with or separate from the Midwifery Assistant Workshop. Upon successfully passing this class, you will receive a “Card of Completion” from the American Academy of Pediatrics/American Heart Association Neonatal Resuscitation Program. Dates:
  • March 23-24, 2017
  • Sept 14-15, 2017
NRP Workshop fee $350 Register Now See registration application for information about our cash discount. Includes snacks, coffee, tea and fruit during the workshop and breakfast-food in the Clinic kitchen each morning you are here. You will be able to purchase lunches and suppers at The Farm Store.

Location


The Farm

Summertown, Tennessee 38483

Event Fees:


$ 100.00 Workshop Deposit


Registration is closed for this event.
For more information or questions, please email:
Ecovillage@thefarm.org

March Farm Experience Weekend

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 - Sunday, Mar 26, 2017

Time: 12:00pm - 12:00pm

March 24-26, 2017 - Register Now! The best overview of green living, providing the inspiration you need to fulfill your life goals and live your dreams. Relax and enjoy a peaceful weekend surrounded by our 4000 acres of wooded hills and clear running streams. If you’ve ever wanted to visit, would like to learn first hand about life in community, or have considered making The Farm your home, then this is the weekend for you. A variety of planned activities gives you the best opportunity to meet us and find out what we are really about. We guarantee you an enjoyable and memorable exchange. Tentative Schedule Friday: - Welcoming Circle - Dinner - Farm History and Current Farm Slide Show - Question and Answer period Saturday: - Yoga – Greet the day with a good stretch - Farm Community & Green Home Tour - Ecovillage Tour - Workshops – We provide workshops on various topics throughout the weekend. These include: Midwifery, Starting a Small Businesses, Vegetarian & Vegan Cooking, and more.* - Community Dinner – A great way to meet and mingle with us. - Evening Entertainment *Workshop subjects vary, based on availability of presenters. Sunday: - Brunch - Presentation – The Spiritual Path - Group Meditation - Closing Circle - Please let us know how to help you get the most from your experience. We look forward to meeting you! Friday 5pm to Sunday Noon Price includes camping and all meals (ask about other accommodations…extra)

Location


The Farm

Summertown, Tennessee 38483

Event Fees:


$ 250.00 1 Adult
$ 450.00 2 Adults
$ 200.00 1 Student
$ 350.00 2 Students
$ 75.00 Child (5-15)
$ 25.00 Child (4 and under)
$ 600.00 Family (2 adults, 2 or more children)

March Farm Experience Weekend

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 - Sunday, Mar 26, 2017

Time: 12:00pm - 12:00pm

March 24-26, 2017 - Register Now! The best overview of green living, providing the inspiration you need to fulfill your life goals and live your dreams. Relax and enjoy a peaceful weekend surrounded by our 4000 acres of wooded hills and clear running streams. If you’ve ever wanted to visit, would like to learn first hand about life in community, or have considered making The Farm your home, then this is the weekend for you. A variety of planned activities gives you the best opportunity to meet us and find out what we are really about. We guarantee you an enjoyable and memorable exchange. Tentative Schedule Friday: - Welcoming Circle - Dinner - Farm History and Current Farm Slide Show - Question and Answer period Saturday: - Yoga – Greet the day with a good stretch - Farm Community & Green Home Tour - Ecovillage Tour - Workshops – We provide workshops on various topics throughout the weekend. These include: Midwifery, Starting a Small Businesses, Vegetarian & Vegan Cooking, and more.* - Community Dinner – A great way to meet and mingle with us. - Evening Entertainment *Workshop subjects vary, based on availability of presenters. Sunday: - Brunch - Presentation – The Spiritual Path - Group Meditation - Closing Circle - Please let us know how to help you get the most from your experience. We look forward to meeting you! Friday 5pm to Sunday Noon Price includes camping and all meals (ask about other accommodations…extra)

Location


The Farm

Summertown, Tennessee 38483

Event Fees:


$ 250.00 1 Adult
$ 450.00 2 Adults
$ 200.00 1 Student
$ 350.00 2 Students
$ 75.00 Child (5-15)
$ 25.00 Child (4 and under)
$ 600.00 Family (2 adults, 2 or more children)

Midwifery Assistant Workshop

Sunday, Mar 26, 2017 - Saturday, Apr 1, 2017

Time: 12:00pm - 12:00pm

Learn to be a Midwife Assistant

We sponsor Midwifery Assistant Workshops in which we introduce the skills and knowledge you will need to assist a practicing midwife in home or birth center delivery. This workshop will give you a foundation to some midwife assistant skills on which you can build whether you plan to become a midwife assistant, a midwife, or continue your midwifery studies in a formalized midwifery school. If you are already a doula, this workshop will broaden your understanding of the birth process and will inform you of ways to assist a midwife as well as the birthing mother. workshop_assistant Midwifery Assistant Workshop Calendar
  • February 19-25, 2017
  • March 26-April 1, 2017
  • April 23-29, 2017
  • May 21-27, 2017
  • September 17-23, 2017
  • November 5-11, 2017
This workshop now includes the following classes:
  • Birth kit supplies, setup and use, and what is expected of a midwife assistant
  • Basic sterile technique; packing and sterilizing birthing instruments, and keeping the birth environment clean
  • Anatomy and physiology of female reproduction, pregnancy, labor and delivery – hormones and the female body
  • A closer look at ultrasound use: problems and solutions
  • Introduction to pelvimetry and anatomy of the pelvis; dilation checks with model
  • Introduction to charting, record keeping and medical terminology
  • Introduction to midwifery assistant skills, including taking blood pressure, vital signs, fetal heart tones and fundal measurements – hands-on with a live model
  • Monitoring baby’s fetal heart tone
  • The midwife assistant’s role during labor, delivery and immediate postpartum care
  • Immediate postpartum care of mother and baby
  • Introduction to care and assessment of the newborn
  • Helping the breast-feeding mother
  • Testing of hematocrit and urine
  • Cultural competency in childbirth and care of women
  • History of the Farm Midwifery Center
  • Bloodborn Pathogens/Disease Prevention: HBV, HIV/AIDS and the midwife
  • Oxygen setup and use
  • Neonatal Resuscitation (optional)
  • Teen Pregnancypalpatation
Book List for Midwifery Assistant Workshops (read assigned sections before class / bring with you)
  • A Book for Midwives, by Susan Klein                                                                                  $40.00 plus p/h
The following books are optional to bring:
  • Practical Skills Guide for Midwifery (PSG), by Pam Weaver and Sharon Evans       $90.00 plus p/h
  • Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth, by Ina May Gaskin                                                           $18.00 plus p/h
  • Ina May’s Guide to Breastfeeding, by Ina May Gaskin                                                     $18.00 plus p/h
  • Spiritual Midwifery, by Ina May Gaskin                                                                             $18.00 plus p/h
  • Birth Matters: A midwife’s manifesta, by Ina May Gaskin                                              $20.00 plus p/h
Ordering Information You may order the above books from us at: Farm Midwifery Workshops – P.O. Box 217 – Summertown TN 38483 Postage and handling in the U.S.: 1 book = $13.00 add $4.00 for each additional book _____________________________________ Textbook for Neonatal Resuscitation order # NRP 101. To order call: 1-888-227-1770 or visit www.aap.org/nrp This book is important to read. Study the first four chapters plus the 9th chapter before you come, Bring the book with you. Be sure they send you the latest edition. This book is necessary only if you are taking the NRP class. _____________________________________ 6-day Midwifery Assistant Workshops $1,350 – Register Now See registration application for information about our cash discount.
  • February 19-25, 2017
  • March 26-April 1, 2017
  • April 23-29, 2017
  • May 21-27, 2017
  • September 17-23, 2017
  • November 5-11, 2017
This includes all classes, handouts, a three ring binder, and two meals a day, breakfast and supper. Fee does not include your books. Contact us for a reading list. Breakfasts include a hot entrée, fruit, granola, breakfast breads, eggs, coffee, tea, and dairy or non-dairy options for milk, cream cheese, and creamer. The Farm Store provides a variety of foods, salads and homemade soups for lunches. Lunch prices vary from $8 to $16 depending on what you purchase. Supper will be a delicious home cooked vegetarian meal every night.

Location


The Farm

Summertown, Tennessee 38483

Event Fees:


$ 150.00 Workshop Deposit

Midwifery Assistant Workshop

Sunday, Mar 26, 2017 - Saturday, Apr 1, 2017

Time: 12:00pm - 12:00pm

Learn to be a Midwife Assistant

We sponsor Midwifery Assistant Workshops in which we introduce the skills and knowledge you will need to assist a practicing midwife in home or birth center delivery. This workshop will give you a foundation to some midwife assistant skills on which you can build whether you plan to become a midwife assistant, a midwife, or continue your midwifery studies in a formalized midwifery school. If you are already a doula, this workshop will broaden your understanding of the birth process and will inform you of ways to assist a midwife as well as the birthing mother. workshop_assistant Midwifery Assistant Workshop Calendar
  • February 19-25, 2017
  • March 26-April 1, 2017
  • April 23-29, 2017
  • May 21-27, 2017
  • September 17-23, 2017
  • November 5-11, 2017
This workshop now includes the following classes:
  • Birth kit supplies, setup and use, and what is expected of a midwife assistant
  • Basic sterile technique; packing and sterilizing birthing instruments, and keeping the birth environment clean
  • Anatomy and physiology of female reproduction, pregnancy, labor and delivery – hormones and the female body
  • A closer look at ultrasound use: problems and solutions
  • Introduction to pelvimetry and anatomy of the pelvis; dilation checks with model
  • Introduction to charting, record keeping and medical terminology
  • Introduction to midwifery assistant skills, including taking blood pressure, vital signs, fetal heart tones and fundal measurements – hands-on with a live model
  • Monitoring baby’s fetal heart tone
  • The midwife assistant’s role during labor, delivery and immediate postpartum care
  • Immediate postpartum care of mother and baby
  • Introduction to care and assessment of the newborn
  • Helping the breast-feeding mother
  • Testing of hematocrit and urine
  • Cultural competency in childbirth and care of women
  • History of the Farm Midwifery Center
  • Bloodborn Pathogens/Disease Prevention: HBV, HIV/AIDS and the midwife
  • Oxygen setup and use
  • Neonatal Resuscitation (optional)
  • Teen Pregnancypalpatation
Book List for Midwifery Assistant Workshops (read assigned sections before class / bring with you)
  • A Book for Midwives, by Susan Klein                                                                                  $40.00 plus p/h
The following books are optional to bring:
  • Practical Skills Guide for Midwifery (PSG), by Pam Weaver and Sharon Evans       $90.00 plus p/h
  • Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth, by Ina May Gaskin                                                           $18.00 plus p/h
  • Ina May’s Guide to Breastfeeding, by Ina May Gaskin                                                     $18.00 plus p/h
  • Spiritual Midwifery, by Ina May Gaskin                                                                             $18.00 plus p/h
  • Birth Matters: A midwife’s manifesta, by Ina May Gaskin                                              $20.00 plus p/h
Ordering Information You may order the above books from us at: Farm Midwifery Workshops – P.O. Box 217 – Summertown TN 38483 Postage and handling in the U.S.: 1 book = $13.00 add $4.00 for each additional book _____________________________________ Textbook for Neonatal Resuscitation order # NRP 101. To order call: 1-888-227-1770 or visit www.aap.org/nrp This book is important to read. Study the first four chapters plus the 9th chapter before you come, Bring the book with you. Be sure they send you the latest edition. This book is necessary only if you are taking the NRP class. _____________________________________ 6-day Midwifery Assistant Workshops $1,350 – Register Now See registration application for information about our cash discount.
  • February 19-25, 2017
  • March 26-April 1, 2017
  • April 23-29, 2017
  • May 21-27, 2017
  • September 17-23, 2017
  • November 5-11, 2017
This includes all classes, handouts, a three ring binder, and two meals a day, breakfast and supper. Fee does not include your books. Contact us for a reading list. Breakfasts include a hot entrée, fruit, granola, breakfast breads, eggs, coffee, tea, and dairy or non-dairy options for milk, cream cheese, and creamer. The Farm Store provides a variety of foods, salads and homemade soups for lunches. Lunch prices vary from $8 to $16 depending on what you purchase. Supper will be a delicious home cooked vegetarian meal every night.

Location


The Farm

Summertown, Tennessee 38483

Event Fees:


$ 150.00 Workshop Deposit

Midwifery Assistant Workshop

Sunday, Mar 26, 2017 - Saturday, Apr 1, 2017

Time: 12:00pm - 12:00pm

Learn to be a Midwife Assistant

We sponsor Midwifery Assistant Workshops in which we introduce the skills and knowledge you will need to assist a practicing midwife in home or birth center delivery. This workshop will give you a foundation to some midwife assistant skills on which you can build whether you plan to become a midwife assistant, a midwife, or continue your midwifery studies in a formalized midwifery school. If you are already a doula, this workshop will broaden your understanding of the birth process and will inform you of ways to assist a midwife as well as the birthing mother. workshop_assistant Midwifery Assistant Workshop Calendar
  • February 19-25, 2017
  • March 26-April 1, 2017
  • April 23-29, 2017
  • May 21-27, 2017
  • September 17-23, 2017
  • November 5-11, 2017
This workshop now includes the following classes:
  • Birth kit supplies, setup and use, and what is expected of a midwife assistant
  • Basic sterile technique; packing and sterilizing birthing instruments, and keeping the birth environment clean
  • Anatomy and physiology of female reproduction, pregnancy, labor and delivery – hormones and the female body
  • A closer look at ultrasound use: problems and solutions
  • Introduction to pelvimetry and anatomy of the pelvis; dilation checks with model
  • Introduction to charting, record keeping and medical terminology
  • Introduction to midwifery assistant skills, including taking blood pressure, vital signs, fetal heart tones and fundal measurements – hands-on with a live model
  • Monitoring baby’s fetal heart tone
  • The midwife assistant’s role during labor, delivery and immediate postpartum care
  • Immediate postpartum care of mother and baby
  • Introduction to care and assessment of the newborn
  • Helping the breast-feeding mother
  • Testing of hematocrit and urine
  • Cultural competency in childbirth and care of women
  • History of the Farm Midwifery Center
  • Bloodborn Pathogens/Disease Prevention: HBV, HIV/AIDS and the midwife
  • Oxygen setup and use
  • Neonatal Resuscitation (optional)
  • Teen Pregnancypalpatation
Book List for Midwifery Assistant Workshops (read assigned sections before class / bring with you)
  • A Book for Midwives, by Susan Klein                                                                                  $40.00 plus p/h
The following books are optional to bring:
  • Practical Skills Guide for Midwifery (PSG), by Pam Weaver and Sharon Evans       $90.00 plus p/h
  • Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth, by Ina May Gaskin                                                           $18.00 plus p/h
  • Ina May’s Guide to Breastfeeding, by Ina May Gaskin                                                     $18.00 plus p/h
  • Spiritual Midwifery, by Ina May Gaskin                                                                             $18.00 plus p/h
  • Birth Matters: A midwife’s manifesta, by Ina May Gaskin                                              $20.00 plus p/h
Ordering Information You may order the above books from us at: Farm Midwifery Workshops – P.O. Box 217 – Summertown TN 38483 Postage and handling in the U.S.: 1 book = $13.00 add $4.00 for each additional book _____________________________________ Textbook for Neonatal Resuscitation order # NRP 101. To order call: 1-888-227-1770 or visit www.aap.org/nrp This book is important to read. Study the first four chapters plus the 9th chapter before you come, Bring the book with you. Be sure they send you the latest edition. This book is necessary only if you are taking the NRP class. _____________________________________ 6-day Midwifery Assistant Workshops $1,350 – Register Now See registration application for information about our cash discount.
  • February 19-25, 2017
  • March 26-April 1, 2017
  • April 23-29, 2017
  • May 21-27, 2017
  • September 17-23, 2017
  • November 5-11, 2017
This includes all classes, handouts, a three ring binder, and two meals a day, breakfast and supper. Fee does not include your books. Contact us for a reading list. Breakfasts include a hot entrée, fruit, granola, breakfast breads, eggs, coffee, tea, and dairy or non-dairy options for milk, cream cheese, and creamer. The Farm Store provides a variety of foods, salads and homemade soups for lunches. Lunch prices vary from $8 to $16 depending on what you purchase. Supper will be a delicious home cooked vegetarian meal every night.

Location


The Farm

Summertown, Tennessee 38483

Event Fees:


$ 150.00 Workshop Deposit

Midwifery Assistant Workshop

Sunday, Mar 26, 2017 - Saturday, Apr 1, 2017

Time: 12:00pm - 12:00pm

Learn to be a Midwife Assistant

We sponsor Midwifery Assistant Workshops in which we introduce the skills and knowledge you will need to assist a practicing midwife in home or birth center delivery. This workshop will give you a foundation to some midwife assistant skills on which you can build whether you plan to become a midwife assistant, a midwife, or continue your midwifery studies in a formalized midwifery school. If you are already a doula, this workshop will broaden your understanding of the birth process and will inform you of ways to assist a midwife as well as the birthing mother. workshop_assistant Midwifery Assistant Workshop Calendar
  • February 19-25, 2017
  • March 26-April 1, 2017
  • April 23-29, 2017
  • May 21-27, 2017
  • September 17-23, 2017
  • November 5-11, 2017
This workshop now includes the following classes:
  • Birth kit supplies, setup and use, and what is expected of a midwife assistant
  • Basic sterile technique; packing and sterilizing birthing instruments, and keeping the birth environment clean
  • Anatomy and physiology of female reproduction, pregnancy, labor and delivery – hormones and the female body
  • A closer look at ultrasound use: problems and solutions
  • Introduction to pelvimetry and anatomy of the pelvis; dilation checks with model
  • Introduction to charting, record keeping and medical terminology
  • Introduction to midwifery assistant skills, including taking blood pressure, vital signs, fetal heart tones and fundal measurements – hands-on with a live model
  • Monitoring baby’s fetal heart tone
  • The midwife assistant’s role during labor, delivery and immediate postpartum care
  • Immediate postpartum care of mother and baby
  • Introduction to care and assessment of the newborn
  • Helping the breast-feeding mother
  • Testing of hematocrit and urine
  • Cultural competency in childbirth and care of women
  • History of the Farm Midwifery Center
  • Bloodborn Pathogens/Disease Prevention: HBV, HIV/AIDS and the midwife
  • Oxygen setup and use
  • Neonatal Resuscitation (optional)
  • Teen Pregnancypalpatation
Book List for Midwifery Assistant Workshops (read assigned sections before class / bring with you)
  • A Book for Midwives, by Susan Klein                                                                                  $40.00 plus p/h
The following books are optional to bring:
  • Practical Skills Guide for Midwifery (PSG), by Pam Weaver and Sharon Evans       $90.00 plus p/h
  • Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth, by Ina May Gaskin                                                           $18.00 plus p/h
  • Ina May’s Guide to Breastfeeding, by Ina May Gaskin                                                     $18.00 plus p/h
  • Spiritual Midwifery, by Ina May Gaskin                                                                             $18.00 plus p/h
  • Birth Matters: A midwife’s manifesta, by Ina May Gaskin                                              $20.00 plus p/h
Ordering Information You may order the above books from us at: Farm Midwifery Workshops – P.O. Box 217 – Summertown TN 38483 Postage and handling in the U.S.: 1 book = $13.00 add $4.00 for each additional book _____________________________________ Textbook for Neonatal Resuscitation order # NRP 101. To order call: 1-888-227-1770 or visit www.aap.org/nrp This book is important to read. Study the first four chapters plus the 9th chapter before you come, Bring the book with you. Be sure they send you the latest edition. This book is necessary only if you are taking the NRP class. _____________________________________ 6-day Midwifery Assistant Workshops $1,350 – Register Now See registration application for information about our cash discount.
  • February 19-25, 2017
  • March 26-April 1, 2017
  • April 23-29, 2017
  • May 21-27, 2017
  • September 17-23, 2017
  • November 5-11, 2017
This includes all classes, handouts, a three ring binder, and two meals a day, breakfast and supper. Fee does not include your books. Contact us for a reading list. Breakfasts include a hot entrée, fruit, granola, breakfast breads, eggs, coffee, tea, and dairy or non-dairy options for milk, cream cheese, and creamer. The Farm Store provides a variety of foods, salads and homemade soups for lunches. Lunch prices vary from $8 to $16 depending on what you purchase. Supper will be a delicious home cooked vegetarian meal every night.

Location


The Farm

Summertown, Tennessee 38483

Event Fees:


$ 150.00 Workshop Deposit

Midwifery Assistant Workshop

Sunday, Mar 26, 2017 - Saturday, Apr 1, 2017

Time: 12:00pm - 12:00pm

Learn to be a Midwife Assistant

We sponsor Midwifery Assistant Workshops in which we introduce the skills and knowledge you will need to assist a practicing midwife in home or birth center delivery. This workshop will give you a foundation to some midwife assistant skills on which you can build whether you plan to become a midwife assistant, a midwife, or continue your midwifery studies in a formalized midwifery school. If you are already a doula, this workshop will broaden your understanding of the birth process and will inform you of ways to assist a midwife as well as the birthing mother. workshop_assistant Midwifery Assistant Workshop Calendar
  • February 19-25, 2017
  • March 26-April 1, 2017
  • April 23-29, 2017
  • May 21-27, 2017
  • September 17-23, 2017
  • November 5-11, 2017
This workshop now includes the following classes:
  • Birth kit supplies, setup and use, and what is expected of a midwife assistant
  • Basic sterile technique; packing and sterilizing birthing instruments, and keeping the birth environment clean
  • Anatomy and physiology of female reproduction, pregnancy, labor and delivery – hormones and the female body
  • A closer look at ultrasound use: problems and solutions
  • Introduction to pelvimetry and anatomy of the pelvis; dilation checks with model
  • Introduction to charting, record keeping and medical terminology
  • Introduction to midwifery assistant skills, including taking blood pressure, vital signs, fetal heart tones and fundal measurements – hands-on with a live model
  • Monitoring baby’s fetal heart tone
  • The midwife assistant’s role during labor, delivery and immediate postpartum care
  • Immediate postpartum care of mother and baby
  • Introduction to care and assessment of the newborn
  • Helping the breast-feeding mother
  • Testing of hematocrit and urine
  • Cultural competency in childbirth and care of women
  • History of the Farm Midwifery Center
  • Bloodborn Pathogens/Disease Prevention: HBV, HIV/AIDS and the midwife
  • Oxygen setup and use
  • Neonatal Resuscitation (optional)
  • Teen Pregnancypalpatation
Book List for Midwifery Assistant Workshops (read assigned sections before class / bring with you)
  • A Book for Midwives, by Susan Klein                                                                                  $40.00 plus p/h
The following books are optional to bring:
  • Practical Skills Guide for Midwifery (PSG), by Pam Weaver and Sharon Evans       $90.00 plus p/h
  • Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth, by Ina May Gaskin                                                           $18.00 plus p/h
  • Ina May’s Guide to Breastfeeding, by Ina May Gaskin                                                     $18.00 plus p/h
  • Spiritual Midwifery, by Ina May Gaskin                                                                             $18.00 plus p/h
  • Birth Matters: A midwife’s manifesta, by Ina May Gaskin                                              $20.00 plus p/h
Ordering Information You may order the above books from us at: Farm Midwifery Workshops – P.O. Box 217 – Summertown TN 38483 Postage and handling in the U.S.: 1 book = $13.00 add $4.00 for each additional book _____________________________________ Textbook for Neonatal Resuscitation order # NRP 101. To order call: 1-888-227-1770 or visit www.aap.org/nrp This book is important to read. Study the first four chapters plus the 9th chapter before you come, Bring the book with you. Be sure they send you the latest edition. This book is necessary only if you are taking the NRP class. _____________________________________ 6-day Midwifery Assistant Workshops $1,350 – Register Now See registration application for information about our cash discount.
  • February 19-25, 2017
  • March 26-April 1, 2017
  • April 23-29, 2017
  • May 21-27, 2017
  • September 17-23, 2017
  • November 5-11, 2017
This includes all classes, handouts, a three ring binder, and two meals a day, breakfast and supper. Fee does not include your books. Contact us for a reading list. Breakfasts include a hot entrée, fruit, granola, breakfast breads, eggs, coffee, tea, and dairy or non-dairy options for milk, cream cheese, and creamer. The Farm Store provides a variety of foods, salads and homemade soups for lunches. Lunch prices vary from $8 to $16 depending on what you purchase. Supper will be a delicious home cooked vegetarian meal every night.

Location


The Farm

Summertown, Tennessee 38483

Event Fees:


$ 150.00 Workshop Deposit

Midwifery Assistant Workshop

Sunday, Mar 26, 2017 - Saturday, Apr 1, 2017

Time: 12:00pm - 12:00pm

Learn to be a Midwife Assistant

We sponsor Midwifery Assistant Workshops in which we introduce the skills and knowledge you will need to assist a practicing midwife in home or birth center delivery. This workshop will give you a foundation to some midwife assistant skills on which you can build whether you plan to become a midwife assistant, a midwife, or continue your midwifery studies in a formalized midwifery school. If you are already a doula, this workshop will broaden your understanding of the birth process and will inform you of ways to assist a midwife as well as the birthing mother. workshop_assistant Midwifery Assistant Workshop Calendar
  • February 19-25, 2017
  • March 26-April 1, 2017
  • April 23-29, 2017
  • May 21-27, 2017
  • September 17-23, 2017
  • November 5-11, 2017
This workshop now includes the following classes:
  • Birth kit supplies, setup and use, and what is expected of a midwife assistant
  • Basic sterile technique; packing and sterilizing birthing instruments, and keeping the birth environment clean
  • Anatomy and physiology of female reproduction, pregnancy, labor and delivery – hormones and the female body
  • A closer look at ultrasound use: problems and solutions
  • Introduction to pelvimetry and anatomy of the pelvis; dilation checks with model
  • Introduction to charting, record keeping and medical terminology
  • Introduction to midwifery assistant skills, including taking blood pressure, vital signs, fetal heart tones and fundal measurements – hands-on with a live model
  • Monitoring baby’s fetal heart tone
  • The midwife assistant’s role during labor, delivery and immediate postpartum care
  • Immediate postpartum care of mother and baby
  • Introduction to care and assessment of the newborn
  • Helping the breast-feeding mother
  • Testing of hematocrit and urine
  • Cultural competency in childbirth and care of women
  • History of the Farm Midwifery Center
  • Bloodborn Pathogens/Disease Prevention: HBV, HIV/AIDS and the midwife
  • Oxygen setup and use
  • Neonatal Resuscitation (optional)
  • Teen Pregnancypalpatation
Book List for Midwifery Assistant Workshops (read assigned sections before class / bring with you)
  • A Book for Midwives, by Susan Klein                                                                                  $40.00 plus p/h
The following books are optional to bring:
  • Practical Skills Guide for Midwifery (PSG), by Pam Weaver and Sharon Evans       $90.00 plus p/h
  • Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth, by Ina May Gaskin                                                           $18.00 plus p/h
  • Ina May’s Guide to Breastfeeding, by Ina May Gaskin                                                     $18.00 plus p/h
  • Spiritual Midwifery, by Ina May Gaskin                                                                             $18.00 plus p/h
  • Birth Matters: A midwife’s manifesta, by Ina May Gaskin                                              $20.00 plus p/h
Ordering Information You may order the above books from us at: Farm Midwifery Workshops – P.O. Box 217 – Summertown TN 38483 Postage and handling in the U.S.: 1 book = $13.00 add $4.00 for each additional book _____________________________________ Textbook for Neonatal Resuscitation order # NRP 101. To order call: 1-888-227-1770 or visit www.aap.org/nrp This book is important to read. Study the first four chapters plus the 9th chapter before you come, Bring the book with you. Be sure they send you the latest edition. This book is necessary only if you are taking the NRP class. _____________________________________ 6-day Midwifery Assistant Workshops $1,350 – Register Now See registration application for information about our cash discount.
  • February 19-25, 2017
  • March 26-April 1, 2017
  • April 23-29, 2017
  • May 21-27, 2017
  • September 17-23, 2017
  • November 5-11, 2017
This includes all classes, handouts, a three ring binder, and two meals a day, breakfast and supper. Fee does not include your books. Contact us for a reading list. Breakfasts include a hot entrée, fruit, granola, breakfast breads, eggs, coffee, tea, and dairy or non-dairy options for milk, cream cheese, and creamer. The Farm Store provides a variety of foods, salads and homemade soups for lunches. Lunch prices vary from $8 to $16 depending on what you purchase. Supper will be a delicious home cooked vegetarian meal every night.

Location


The Farm

Summertown, Tennessee 38483

Event Fees:


$ 150.00 Workshop Deposit