Workshops

Birthkeeper RN: Exploring the Future of Perinatal Nursing

March 19th & 20th 2021

10:00am - 4:30pm

Aditi Studios: 1815 N 45th St. Seattle, WA 98103

Please join Meg Heather Ford, ICBD and trained acupuncturist, and Kelly Dungan, RN, BSN, RNC-OB, SpBT, for a two day workshop offering in depth discussion and hands on skills to explore the future of perinatal nursing.

 

Day 1 will focus on personal, professional and cultural aspects of birth work through the lens of larger themes such as power, trauma and transformation. We will cover a wide range of topics from systems theory, the nurses code of ethics/holistic nursing theory, rethinking Maslov’s hierarchy of needs, working with and without birth doulas, trauma informed care and the importance of self care and community care for birth workers.

 

Day 2 will focus on specific skills designed to support physiologic birth in a medical setting from exploring mindset and environment, breathing techniques, visualizations, and acupressure points. We will look at ways to track a labor and explore relevant coping and communication techniques.

 

Join a circle of nurses showing up for the future of birth

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Meg Heather Ford         *       Doula  Advocacy  Services          *        Seattle           *         415.987.6842