Continuing Education

Continuing Education for California Licensed Midwives

Note: this list is not exhaustive and it is not guaranteed that all CEU opportunities listed will meet criteria set by the Medical Board of California for Licensed Midwives. It is your responsibility to confirm that the CEUs you are taking meet the requirements of the Medical Board.

California Licensed Midwifery Practice Act Requirements for CEUs for LMs

Click here to read the official California Code of Regulations that dictate continuing education requirements for Licensed Midwives.

Resources for finding CEUs

Your CALM membership entitles you to free continuing education, some of which are CEU eligible. What your email inbox for announcements. Find members-only webinar recordings here.

Birthing from Within was recently approved for MEAC CEUs

Crossing the Threshold Retreat (all birth professionals welcome, CEUs available for midwives)

Crossing the Threshold Retreat for midwives only (CEUs available)

Introduction to Birthing from Within online course (all are welcome, CEUs available for midwives)

Midwifery Education Accreditation Council (MEAC)

Distance and in-person CEUs and information on applying for CEUs for a class you teach, etc.)

GOLD Learning - Online Continuing Education

GOLD Learning offers a wide range of live education opportunities including single day webinars and full online conferences. Topics include all aspects of pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum and beyond, presented by leading researchers on the latest developments within the maternal-child health care field.

MANA Annual Conference

National Association of Certified Professional Midwives (distance CEUs)

Mercy in Action (distance CEUs)

Evidence Based Birth (distance CEUs)

Be sure the ones you select are approved by ACNM as some are just approved by the Kentucky Board of Nursing, which may not be accepted by the MBC.

Lynn Arnold, LM, CPM

(In-person workshops, need to arrange) Lynn can arrange to come to your area to present back to back workshops on midwifery topics. It’s best if you plan for multiple workshops on consecutive days and get other local midwives to attend.

Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics

Birth Emergency Skills Training

PESI Healthcare

(Nursing CEUs, some relevant to our practice, distance and in-person options)

Has live webinars and seminars to attend both in-person and distance. Can search for Obstetrics and/or browse their healthcare topics. They offer in-person classes (typically 6 CEUs for a 1-day class) at least in the SF Bay area and the LA area fairly regularly.

UCSF Annual Antepartum-Intrapartum Management Conference

HiveCE: CALM now has an organization membership for special discounts. 

Hive has many excellent on-line courses:  insurance billing, fetal assessment in labor, Labor after Cesarean in the Community Setting and others.

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