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Lamaze Webinars

Explore practices that contribute to safe and healthy experiences for moms and their babies, and interact with a seasoned childbirth educator—all from the comfort of your home or office! Lamaze Webinars are convenient and complimentary educational offerings that bring topic experts to an online forum, where you can see and hear their presentations and ask questions afterwards.

Visit our Online Education Portal to access recorded webinars, or view upcoming webinars below:

Complementary Therapies, Antenatal Education and Labor Experience: Analyzing the Outcomes and Economic Analysis

November 12, 2018, 4:00 p.m. Eastern |

Presented by: 

Kate Levett is a Research Fellow at the University of Notre Dame Australia, School of Medicine Sydney; and an Adjunct Fellow at the NICM Health Research Institute at Western Sydney University. With over 18 years of research experience, Kate has a particular interest in maternal health and complementary medicine. She completed her PhD at NICM Health Research Institute at Western Sydney University, and has a Masters’ degree in Public Health (Epidemiology) from the University of Sydney. Her undergraduate qualifications are in Education, specializing in Health Education (Univ. Sydney) and an Advanced Diploma of Applied Science (Acupuncture) (AIAS). She has a post-grad certificate in Japanese acupuncture, pediatric acupuncture and Medical Qigong. She has recently been awarded a four-year National Health and Medical Research Council Fellowship to continue the work started in her PhD study, Birth Course: A randomized controlled trial of an antenatal education program of complementary therapies for pain relief in labor for first-time mothers. Kate works as an acupuncturist in a private clinic at Restore Health & Wellness in St Leonards, Sydney, specializing in women’s health, fertility, pregnancy, and preparation for labor and birth.

In this webinar, Dr. Kate Levett will discuss her research about teaching complementary therapies for childbirth. She will discuss the evidence for use of complementary therapies to reduce epidural and cesarean section rates as well as women’s experiences using complementary therapies during labor and birth.

 $28 for members/$38 for non-members

CE Credit: 

1.0 contact hour may be earned as CNE credit for attending the entire activity and completing a participant evaluation by 12/15/2018. 1.0 Lamaze Contact Hour may be earned for attending the entire activity and completing a participant evaluation. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #15932 for 1.2 contact hours. This program is recognized by ICEA for 1.0 contact hour. Partial credit is not awarded.

Lamaze International is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.