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The Midwives Association of Washington State
presents our Fall Conference:
Midwifery: Your Passion & Your Profession

Friday, November 20th 8:30am-6pm

Live at the Mountaineers Club in Seattle, WA
And WEBCAST to midwives across the nation

Our exciting lineup:

"Navigating Relative Risk at Home and in Birth Centers: Waterbirth, HBAC, Elevated BMI and Older Than Average Clients in the MANA Statistics 2.0 and 4.0 Cohorts”
Melissa Cheyney, PhD, CPM, LDM

"Causes and Prevention of On-The-Job Injury in Midwifery"
Penny Simkin, PT
Dr. April Bolding, PT, CCE, CD

Handout #1 - Injury Table and Quotes
Handout #2 - Prevention of Injury to Midwives - A Quick Guide

An Exploration of Power Within the Student-Preceptor Relationship
Lisa Wiley, RM, MSMW

ICD-10: Improving Outcomes and Reimbursement Through Documentation
Tiara Andress

Panel Discussion: Legal Risk Reduction
Melonie S. Ramsey, RN-BC, MS
Amy Forbis, JC, BA
Donna Moniz, JD, MN, BSN

US MERA: A New Era for Midwifery
Audrey Levine, LM, CPM
JoAnne Myers Cieko, MPH

Obstetrics Clinical Outcomes Assessment Program:
Measuring Our Care to Provide the Best Care

Vivienne Louise Souter, MBChB, MD

Becoming a Midwife in Washington: A Review of the Washington Orientation Manual
Jennifer L Linstad MSM, LM, CPM
Katherine Dexter, BA, MSM student
Terah Lara, LM, CPM

"Birth Assistants: What They Mean for Your Practice Today and in the Future"
Micki Persons, BS
Chelsea Doyle, MA, BA

TO REGISTER PLEASE CLICK HERE!

Local attendees - don’t miss our fall fundraiser:
Self Care and Multitasking at its Best - Get a Chair Massage at the MAWS Conference!

Included in your registration fee:
Live Conference:
MAWS Annual Meeting
8 CEUs
Breakfast, Lunch, Snacks and Desserts

Webcast - MAWS Members:
MAWS Annual Meeting
8 CEUs
Lunchtime presentation by Natera

Webcast - Non-Members
7 CEUs
Lunchtime presentation by Natera

Webcast participants must remit questionnaire by November 30 in order to receive CEUs.

TO REGISTER PLEASE CLICK HERE!

Schedule of the day:

8:30-8:50 Arrival/Breakfast
8:50-9:00 Welcome/MAWS Member Webcast Begins
9:00-9:45 ANNUAL MEETING
9:45-9:50 Breakout Sessions:
9:50-10:40 Becoming a Midwife in Washington
Working with a Birth Assistant in WA State
10:40-10:50BREAK / Non-Member Webcast Begins
10:50-11:40ICD-10
11:40-12:30Exploration of Power within Student-Preceptor Relationship
12:30-1:15LUNCH / Webcast Presentation by Natera
1:15-2:05Legal Risk Reduction
2:05-2:55 Occupational Injury: Prevention and Treatment
2:55-3:10BREAK
3:10-4:00"Navigating Relative Risk at Home and in Birth Centers: Waterbirth, HBAC, Elevated BMI and Older Than Average Clients in the MANA Statistics 2.0 and 4.0 Cohorts”
4:00-4:50US MERA: A New Era for Midwifery
4:50-5:40OB COAP: Measuring our Care to Provide the Best Care
5:40-5:50Raffle / Webcast Ends
5:50-6:00Closing

TO REGISTER PLEASE CLICK HERE!

Location:
The Mountaineers, Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115