Lamaze Evidence Based Labor Support Skills October 2017

Friday, October 06 2017, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM [EST]

1640 Lyndon Farm Court Suite 100, Louisville, KY, 40223, United States


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Event Information

Friday, October 06 2017, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM [EST]

About the Event

Purpose:  The purpose of this activity is to increase participant skills in the provision of evidence-based labor support to promote a natural, safe and healthy birth.


Target Audience: This workshop will benefit staff nurses, midwives, and other health care providers who care for childbearing women.



  • Analyze the nurse’s impact on maternal and neonatal outcomes and on maternal satisfaction
  • Describe the role of the nurse in promoting normal, physiologic labor and birth
  • Evaluate intra-partum practices according to standards of evidence-based care
  • List components of a safe and supportive birth environment
  • Practice  a wide variety of non-pharmacologic labor support techniques which both enhance labor progress and decrease pain 
  • Adopt evidence-based strategies for supporting a laboring woman during second stage 
  • Describe effective practices to promote first attachment and exclusive breast milk feeding.
  • Identify strategies to overcome barriers to change


Requirements for successful completion: 

A total of 7 contact hours may be earned as CNE credit for attending the entire workshop and completing a participant feedback form.


Lamaze International is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


Participants may also earn 7 Lamaze contact hours upon completion of this activity and the participant feedback form. Partial credit is not available.


Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #15932 for 8.4 contact hours.


This program is recognized by ICEA for 7.0 contact hours.

Cancellation policy

You can cancel this ticket 30 days prior to the event in writing for a refund, minus $50 cancellation fee. Your ticket is transferable for this workshop only.

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About the Organizer

Robin Elise Weiss, PhD, MPH, CLC, AdvCD(DONA), BDT(DONA) is a long time Lamaze childbirth educator and birth doula trainer. You can learn more about Robin and her dynamic workshops at: