New continuing education courses from the Association of Midwifery Educators:
Supporting Best Practices in Midwifery Education
8 MEAC approved continuing education hours for midwives and midwifery educators
Meeting state Departments of Education professional development requirements
AME is pleased to announce our latest online MEAC approved continuing education series for midwives and educators: “Supporting Best Practices in Midwifery Education,” 3 separate courses for a total of 8 continuing education hours (0.8 CEUs). These courses have been approved by the Midwifery Education Accreditation Council (MEAC) for continuing education for Certified Professional Midwives. Choose one course, or take all 3 “bundled” courses together to save money.
Part 1: Meeting the needs of adult learners (2.5 CE hours)
How to apply theories and principles of adult learning to curriculum, program design, clinical and classroom learning and meet the needs of diverse learners.
Part 2: Student assessment: You taught it but did they learn it (3 CE hours)
Assessment tools that are fair, objective, accurate, valid, reliable; constructing effective test questions; norm and criterion referencing; learning management systems and test banking.
Part 3: Ethics and Social Justice in midwifery education (2.5 CE hours)
Creating a socially conscious educational environment, applying principles of social justice to midwifery care within the context of the US health care system, moving individuals and institutions toward a culture of inclusivity.
Go to https://associationofmidwiferyeducators.digitalchalk.com/dc/guest/login to create a new account, or log in if you are already a Digital Chalk user. Choose the course you want, follow the instructions to pay to take the course. Watch the video and take the post-test. You may retake the test if you don’t pass. When you’ve passed the post-test, Digital Chalk will prepare your continuing education certificate to download and print.
To learn more, visit our website at www.associationofmidwiferyeducators.org.
Justine Clegg, MS, LM, CPM
President, Association of Midwifery Educators