Skillz & Drillz - Washington DC

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Skillz & Drillz - Washington DC

Hands-on training for midwives & students with 20+ skills stations and live, role-play drills with senior mentors! Plus add on CEU classes!

When and where

Date and time

Location

Linden Tree Midwifery 100 Founders Way STE 5 Strasburg, VA 22657

Map and directions

How to get there

Refund Policy

No Refunds

About this event

  • 3 days 9 hours
  • Mobile eTicket
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General Admission includes tickets to a round-robin, 20 station, hands-on skills practice with life-like models, real-life drills, and qualified mentors to support your learning and practice,.

Add on A-la-carte CEU courses for additional wisdom and development.

Custom pick your way - whatever you need to advance your career - we’ve got you covered.

Course certification, CEU’s, and/or student sign-offs for Bridge, NARM, PEP, NRP, CPR and most schools offered. Please contact us ahead of time for skills sign offs and bring required paperwork. You proceed through the stations based on the pathway you choose, a) AP Midwife (6 yrs +) b) Midwife (0-5yrs) c) Senior Student d) New Midwifery Student or Assistant.

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Add-on CEU courses available:

March 30th, 8 am to 2 pm - NRP (renewal, initial certification ,or just practice )

March 30th , 2pm to 6pm - CPR (Renewal, Initial Certification, just skills brush-up)

March 31, 8 am to noon - IV, Phlebotomy, and Pharmacology (4 CEU Hrs)

April 1st, 8 am to noon - Suturing and episiotomy (4 CEU Hrs)

April 2, 8am to 6pm - Ultrasound Basics for midwives with handheld devices (8 CEU’s)

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Mentors:

Augustine Colebrook, CPM, MA-MCHS

Kimberly Haines, CPM, LM

Jennifer Nelson, RN, DEM

Nikki Weir Williams, CPM, LM

Amariee Collins, MPA, BS, RDMS (Abd, Ob/Gyn), RVT

And others

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General Admission Skillz Stations:

  • Phlebotomy
  • Bladder Catheterization
  • Newborn Exam
  • Estimated and Quantitative Blood Loss
  • Intramuscular Injections
  • FHT Auditory Practice
  • Foley Bulb Placement
  • 911 Call Script Practice
  • Breech Maneuvers
  • Abdominal Palpation
  • Manual placenta Removal
  • Sweeping or expressing clots
  • Bi-Manual Compression
  • Shoulder Dystocia Maneuvers
  • Intravenous Cannulation
  • Suturing 1 & 2nd degree and labial tears
  • Pelvic Exam / Vaginal Exam
  • Subcutaneous Injections
  • NRP & Adult CPR
  • Well-Person Physical Exam and Adult Vitals
  • Ultrasound evaluation of 1,2 & 3rd trimester
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Some final details:

  • Skillz stations are open during all 4 days, spend as much time as you need & expert mentors are available throughout. This gives you plenty of time to practice on models!
  • CEU courses are only scheduled once, see the schedule section above.
  • Role play drills run twice a day, and are open to general admission participants only.
  • Student and midwives of color discount offered. use BIPOCMWC code at check out
  • Limited, rustic accommodations offered (message for details)& several large hotels nearby
  • Fly into Washington Dulles Airport.
  • Continental breakfast offered all 4 days, other meals are on your own.
  • Sign-offs for schools must be arranged ahead of time.