Surgical Skills for Midwives & Women's Health Clinicians

  • August 02, 2017
  • August 04, 2017
  • Aurora, Colorado

Why Attend 

This interactive 2-day course is designed to provide participants with the foundation needed to become competent in the skills of knot-tying, suturing, perineal repair, and first assist role for cesarean section. Teaching methods  integrate didactic content with a hands-on skills practicum using simulation models.

Topics will include: 

  • Perineal assessment and repair
  • Surgical skill-set
  • Surgical asepsis
  • Operative anatomy and physiology


  • Nell Tharpe, CNM, CRNFA, MS, FACNM
  • Jessica Anderson, MSN, CNM, WHNP
  • Amy Nacht, CNM, MPH

Target Audience

Certified Nurse Midwives and other women’s healthcare professionals who would like to improve their core skills and knowledge needed to become competent surgical first assistants.

Registration Fees


Full Conference

Thursday Only

Early Bird (by July 14)



Regular (after July 14)






***Suture tool kit available for an additional $25, see website for details.***

Continuing Education

Please see website for CE Information.

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