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Newborn Resuscitation for Midwives

  • 15 Tharpe Lane East Boothbay, ME (map)

This newborn resuscitation workshop with Nell Tharpe CNM is a time of immersion in the latest information, skills practice, and recommendations for newborn resuscitation iwith a focus on their application in the home or birthcenter setting. The workshop provides midwives with an opportunity to develop skills and gain competence and confidence in caring for the newly born infant in a gentle and physiologic manner, as well as providing emergency care, and accessing a higher level of service for treatment of newborns that need extra help.

Participants for this workshop must

  • Studythe entire Textbook of Neonatal Resuscitation, 7th Edition

  • Take the AAP on-line NRP tests (see the NRP handout for detailed steps)

  • Perform the on-line eSimulations and evaluations

  • Sign up for the hands-on course prior to the workshop in 2 places

    • On the NRP website (look for the NRP for Midwives course by date), and

    • On the Eventbrite site (for hands-on course sign-up and payment)

The workshop will run from 9 am - 4 pmParticipants are expected to arrive by 8:45 am to sign in and get settled so we can begin promptly at 9 am.

Nell Tharpe has been a Certified Nurse-Midwife since completing the program at State University of New York in 1986. She was in practice for nearly two decades before she received her Master of Science degree in Midwifery in 2003 from Philadelphia University. 

Nell’s passion is bridging the gap between practice and theory. Her focus is ensuring women have access to the benefits of high quality midwifery care in every birth setting and across the continuum of perinatal and women’s health services.

Nell is the original author of Clinical Practice Guidelines for Midwifery and Women’s Health, now in it’s 5th edition.

What does she love about teaching? "I love the amazing midwives who come to my programs! I love to see them think through complex problems and grow through our engagement. Their curiosity and commitment to quality care for women, babies and families never ceases to amaze me!"

Earlier Event: June 2
Gender, Sex and Midwifery, Oh My!
Later Event: June 6
NNEPQIN Spring Conference