Continuing Education in Midwifery

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Our suite of continuing professional development courses are designed specifically for practicing midwives, and other health care providers who provide primary care to the healthy childbearing person, including during the antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum periods. We also offer courses in related areas such as family planning and care of the newborn. 

Our Mission

To provide continuing education for the learning needs of practicing midwives and primary maternity care providers who are interested in building their portfolio of clinical expertise.

About Us

The Midwifery Education Program (MEP) at McMaster brings together leaders in educational innovation and curriculum design. We are dedicated to offering continuing professional development (CPD) to practicing midwives in Ontario and across the country to advance their knowledge, skills and abilities in areas of clinical expertise that informs the core competencies of midwives and in areas of expanded scope.

Our Courses

Fetal Health Surveillance – Full & Refresher
Induction and Augmentation of Labour
Neonatal Resuscitation Program
Point of Care Ultrasound for Maternity Care
Surgical Assistant in Obstetrics
Family Planning & Contraception

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