Emergency Birth Skills

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This is an interactive course and you do not have to be at our physical campus to take the course. It can be done from any place with an internet connection.

  • Course duration: 2 weeks
  • Registration deadline: March 3, 2022
  • Course start date: February 28, 2022
  • Course extension: Available for an admin fee

In response to the global pandemic, The Human Path has transformed our Emergency Childbirth Skills Hands-on Workshops into an interactive remote format.

The 16-hour Emergency Childbirth skills training class will include downloadable video modules that step participants through skills for facilitating a safe and respectful birth, even in remote and post-disaster settings. Each section will have progress quizzes and a hands-on skills exercise and assessment. Students can choose from scheduled times to show mastery of skills in a private session with an instructor.

The Emergency Childbirth class subjects include:

  • Why Mothers die (Maternal Mortality)
  • Delays in Care during Emergency/Disaster scenarios
  • Blood Pressure, Pulse/Heart Rate, Temperature
  • Urinalysis
  • Care during Eclamptic Convulsion
  • Emergency Antepartum Scenarios
  • Leopold’s Maneuver and Fetal Heart tones
  • Obstructed Labor
  • Normal Birth in Emergency Situations
  • Cord cutting
  • Placental expulsion
  • Shoulder Dystocia
  • Management of Breech Birth
  • Vacuum Assisted Delivery
  • Hemorrhage/Shock
  • Why Babies Die (Causes of Neonatal Deaths)
  • Helping Babies Breathe
  • Relactation & Supplemental Nursing Systems
  • Postpartum Scenarios

Equipment Needed:

  • Blood Pressure Cuff
  • Stethoscope
  • Thermometer
  • Rebozo or Fabric
  • Doll
  • Human model for demonstration
  • Computer with video recording capacity
  • Internet connection


Mel Bailey and Katia LeMone