Continuing Education

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First Assisting for Cesarean Birth: A Course for Women’s Health Professionals 

Many midwives and women’s health professionals now practice the role of first assistant for cesarean births. The role combines technical skills with woman-centered care for a safe and rewarding birth experience. This innovative online course provides the student with the essential knowledge and skills required to begin clinical training as a first assistant for cesarean births. This six-week online course will take approximately 60 hours (10 hours per week) to complete. This course is self-paced within the six-week time frame. Course is limited to 15 students so register early!

This course has been approved by the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM). Upon successful completion of the course, learners will receive 6 CEU’s.

For more information or to register for the next scheduled course offering, please contact:
Office of Continuing and Professional Studies
Philadelphia University
4201 Henry Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144-5497
Phone: 215.951.2900; Fax: 215.951.5300;