February 28th, 2014 12:00 AM   through   12:00 AM
Phone: (425) 602-3108
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Course Type:
Campus Online
Audience Anyone interested in working with childbearing women and families.
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Course Fee: Free until February 28, 2014 in honor of National Black History Month

Objectives:  The learner will be able to:

  1. Define white privilege, medical apartheid, and antiracism training.
  2. Compare and contrast the concepts of culture and class.
  3. Explain the role of an ‘ally’.
  4. List three strategies for engaging clients in dialog.
  5. Name two possible strategies for practice culture change

Sherry L. Payne has a bachelors of nursing and a masters in nursing education. She is pursing midwifery education and works part time as a seminar presenter and nurse educator. She is a lactation consultant and a certified nurse educator. Upon completion of her midwifery studies, she plans to open an urban prenatal clinic and birth center. Ms. Payne founded Uzazi Village, a nonprofit dedicated to decreasing health disparites in the urban core. She owns Perinatal ReSource an education, training and consulting firm. She is an editor for Clinical Lactation Journal, and sits on the board of CIMS, Coalition to Improve Maternity Services. She also sits on her local FIMR Board (fetal infant mortality review). She presents nationally on perinatal and nursing education issues. Her career goals include increasing the number of midwives of color and improving lactation rates in the African American community through published investigative research and application of evidence based clinical practice and innovation in community-based care models.  She is the 2013 recipient of the Medela Breastfeeding Hall of Excellence for her advocacy work on behalf of African-American mothers.

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Use code: CBHM2014, valid until 2/28/2014