CEU Evaluation Form, Preconference Sessions

In addition to the CEU form you filled out on-site with the code for each session you attended, you will need to fill out this on-line form with an evalutation of EACH session you attended (which offered CEUs) in order to receive your CEU certificate.

All fields in each section for the session you wish to receive CEUs (except the final comment field) are required in order to receive your CEU certificate.

If you did not purchase the CEU certificate yet would like to comment on any sessions you attended, please feel free to use these forms to do so with the understanding that you will not receive CEUs unless you purchased the CEU packet and filled out the form on-site as well as these evaluations.

 


  1. Participants will identify the 4 components of Non Violent Communication.
  2. Participants will demonstrate and discuss basic components of the Brain and their functions.
  3. Participants will practice use of this information in one on one exercise.
  4. Participants will identify channels in the Vegas Nerve and their relationship to communication.
  5. Participants will explore and practice the use of empathy in interactions.
  6. Participants will discuss and integrate Cultural Competency into our understanding of the brains

Enter the CEU code given out at the end of the session. Applicable only if you purchased the CEU certificate and wish to be given CEUs for this session.

  1. Session Objectives: Participants will be able to describe how the core muscles influence and affect pregnancy, labor, delivery and recovery after birth.
  2. Participants will be able to list the signs and symptoms of diastasis recti and/or a weak inactive core in prenatal and postnatal clients
  3. Participants will be able to accurately demonstrate assessment for diastasis recti.
  4. Participants will be able to demonstrate how to assist prenatal patients in activating their core muscles safely.
  5. Participants will be able to instruct prenatal clients to effectively push without increasing the risk of tearing or creating a diastasis.
  6.   Participants will be able to list the benefits for abdominal splinting during labor, delivery and postnatal recovery.

Enter the CEU code given out at the end of the session. Applicable only if you purchased the CEU certificate and wish to be given CEUs for this session.

  1. Participants will define prejudice, racism, and white privilege, and cite examples of racism and white privilege within U.S. society (Knowledge, Comprehension)
  2. Participants will apply the concept of white privilege to their own lives, and demonstrate examples of how they have personally experienced or observed white privilege (Application)
  3. Participants will identify how white privilege affects the practice of midwifery through analysis of case studies and discussion in small groups (Analysis)
  4. Participants will create a first step for their own practice and/or midwifery organization to address white privilege and work towards increased inclusivity and equity (Synthesis)

Enter the CEU code given out at the end of the session. Applicable only if you purchased the CEU certificate and wish to be given CEUs for this session.

  1. Recognize & evaluate pelvic floor anatomy
  2. Demonstrate appropriate suturing skills including equipment, sterile technique, approximating the wound
  3. Discuss wounds, need for repair, informed consent, & after care

Enter the CEU code given out at the end of the session. Applicable only if you purchased the CEU certificate and wish to be given CEUs for this session.

  • Describe the role of students in midwifery practices
  • List the characteristics of a good preceptor-student fit
  • Explain NARM requirements for preceptors and students
  • Compare the role of a midwifery assistant to that of a student midwife
  • Identify several tools to enhance effective student learning in a supervised clinical setting
  • Explain legal and ethical considerations and ways to decrease liability exposure
  • Describe the elements of accurate documentation of student participation in midwifery practices
  • Give methods to assess the clinical skills of the midwifery student
  • Identify ways to integrate students from diverse populations into the preceptor’s clinical practice
  • Support student diversity to broaden the cultural representation of future midwives through successful clinical training and education to prepare a diverse student population to earn CPM certification

Enter the CEU code given out at the end of the session. Applicable only if you purchased the CEU certificate and wish to be given CEUs for this session.

  • Identify the three major research paradigms and summarize their central tenets, benefits, and challenges;
  • Explain the process of developing valid research questions and testable hypotheses;
  • Identify and summarize common data collection and analysis techniques;
  • Describe strategies for project write-up and dissemination;
  • Summarize the characteristics of the MANA Stats 2004 – 2009 dataset;
  • Explain the key steps involved in applying to the MANA Stats dataset for researcher access;
  • Summarize the process of MANA Stats proposal review;
  • Identify appropriate research questions, methods/procedures, and variables to be studied using the MANA Stats 2004 – 2009 dataset;
  • Describe the process and importance of obtaining Institutional Review Board approval for ethical research and as a necessary component of researcher access to MANA Stats dataset;
  • Explain the core principles of ethical research and the importance of research ethics;
  • Describe community-based participatory research;
  • Identify the central tenets of the Midwives Model of Care™;
  • Discuss the importance of developing the midwife-researcher community;
  • Explain the role of research in improving equity in maternity care and advancing the midwifery  profession;
  • Summarize the process and methodologies involved in releasing the MANA Stats 2004 –2009 dataset for researcher access
  • Utilize applicable research design terminology

Enter the CEU code given out at the end of the session. Applicable only if you purchased the CEU certificate and wish to be given CEUs for this session.

 


  1. Identify the key conditions of healthy vaginal ecology
  2. Describe the signs and symptoms of the most common vaginal infections
  3. Prepare and examine a vaginal smear under the microscope and identify normal epithelial cells, bacterial vaginosis, yeast, and trichamonas.
  4. Discuss the efficacy, risks, and benefits of various holistic and allopathic treatments for bacterial vaginosis and yeast

Enter the CEU code given out at the end of the session. Applicable only if you purchased the CEU certificate and wish to be given CEUs for this session.

  1. Describe the general purpose of accreditation in the United States.
  2. Describe the process of MEAC accreditation.
  3. List the ten broad standards for accreditation measured by MEAC.
  4. Explain the various categories of accreditation: preaccreditation, programmatic accreditation, institutional accreditation, degree-granting institutions, distance education programs, and Title IV participation.
  5. Describe the ARC volunteer’s role and responsibility in each step of the MEAC accreditation process.
  6. Use the MEAC Accreditation Handbook and Accreditation Review Training Manual to effectively find relevant information, including timelines, fees, forms, policies and procedures and a glossary of terms.
  7. Describe the ARC volunteer’s roles and responsibilities for reviewing accreditation maintenance activities

Enter the CEU code given out at the end of the session. Applicable only if you purchased the CEU certificate and wish to be given CEUs for this session.

 


  1. Participants will be able to identify the location of the three layers of the pelvic floor, the anatomy of the pelvis and its organs.
  2. Participants will define and discuss the differences between a hypotonic and a hypertonic pelvic floor, as well as the symptoms and treatments for each.
  3. Participants will identify proper rehabilitation techniques for abdominal in the postpartum.
  4. Participants will recognize the differences and origins of pain by muscular, rectal, skin, vaginal or urinary dysfunction and how past traumatic experiences play a role in both the identification and treatment of those symptoms.

Enter the CEU code given out at the end of the session. Applicable only if you purchased the CEU certificate and wish to be given CEUs for this session.

  1. Identify the cultural context of IP ambulation and birth position’s research and practice.
  2. List three influencing factors associated in maternal initiated second stage positions.
  3. Demonstrate ability to respond to maternal body cues in a variety of positions.
  4. Plan a creative activity like a Birth Dance as a childbirth class for diverse families.

Enter the CEU code given out at the end of the session. Applicable only if you purchased the CEU certificate and wish to be given CEUs for this session.

  1. Describe the general purpose of accreditation in the United States.
  2. List the ten broad standards for accreditation measured by MEAC.
  3. Explain the various categories of accreditation: preaccreditation, programmatic accreditation, institutional accreditation, degree-granting institutions, distance education programs, and Title IV participation.
  4. Describe the applicant’s responsibilities in each step of the MEAC accreditation process.
  5. Create a sample timeline for preparing a Self-Evaluation Report and identify the participants.
  6. Use the MEAC Accreditation Handbook effectively to find relevant information, including timelines, fees, forms, policies and procedures and a glossary of terms.
  7. Describe the accredited institution’s or program’s responsibilities for maintaining accreditation.
  8. Assess institutional or program readiness for accreditation and identify next steps.

Enter the CEU code given out at the end of the session. Applicable only if you purchased the CEU certificate and wish to be given CEUs for this session.