Labor Support

Thursday, September 13, 2018

8:30 AM to 3:45 PM


Please note if you register 7-10 days prior to the class you are not guaranteed a handout/book on the day of class. Pdf's of the handout/book will be sent electronically after the class is held.


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Value: $240.00

Cost: $72 for general registrants


Methodist Health System employees who provide their employee ID number on the registration form may take this course at no cost. Pre-approved perinatal outreach and Alumni receive 75% off of the program's value.


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Target Audience

Nurses and other clinicians working with laboring women.


The purpose of this program is to provide a forum that increases knowledge related to nursing care and support of the laboring patient.


Program Objectives:

  • Explore influences on birth practices
  • Identify primary hormones in pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding
  • Identify and utilize techniques for the non-pharmacologic support of a laboring woman
  • Discuss the various roles of support persons in childbirth



In order to receive continuing education credit for this event, you must meet the following completion requirements:

  • Attendance at entire activity
  • Completion/submission of evaluation form


Agenda Topic
8:15 - 8:30am Registration
8:30 - 8:45am Overview
8:45 - 9:40am The Culture of Birth
9:40 - 9:50am Break
9:50 - 11:00am Physiologic Normal Birth
11:00 - 11:10am Break
11:10 - 11:50am Importance of Birth for Women
11:50 - 12:30pm Lunch (on your own)
12:30 - 2:00pm Supporting Women in Labor
2:00 - 2:15pm Break
2:15 - 2:45pm

Supporting Women with Epidural Anesthesia

2:45 - 3:35pm The Power of Presence
3:35 - 3:45pm Q&A/Evaluations


Continuing Education


6.0 contact hours awarded. MW MSD Provider Approval #NE1019-9


Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Nebraska Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


Education Credit

6.0 Education hours. Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development assigns education hours based on 60 minutes of classroom instruction for each offering. Participants may use these for their professional continuing education hours and toward re-licensure if so approved within the standards and guidelines of their discipline.

Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development awards educational credit to the disciplines listed above. Each professional is accountable to understand his or her accrediting/licensing body's standards and requirements. The definitive source of information on continuing education requirements is your state or national regulatory board.


Questions about this programs? Email


Methodist Women’s Medical Office Building (MOB), 2nd Floor, Bernard Room

717 North 190th Plaza
Omaha, NE 68022

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Linda Hoven, MSN, RN, NP-C, LCCE, CLC, Lead Childbirth Educator, Methodist Women’s Hospital

Course Materials

All documents will be provided to you at the program.


Birthing Affirmation Cards for Patient


Birthing Affirmations


Ecstatic Birth


Partner Affirmation Cards

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