GOLD Midwifery Conference News

GOLD Midwifery 2018 Speakers GOLD Midwifery is proud to bring you our fourth annual online conference! We provide reliable education in key areas of the midwifery field with our engaging expert speakers. Topics covered will connect you with the latest research as well as the information you need to provide optimal client care. Presentations at this year’s conference will address fetal monitoring, pelvic floor health, providing care for LGBTQ2S families, suturing skills, hemorrhage prevention, and much more!

Early bird registration opens November 20 and continues until January 23. Regular registration closes on March 15. Group and student discounts are available to help you save money while you learn. Delegates can access presentation recordings until April 6. GOLD Annual Members will enjoy three weeks of additional viewing time.

Our conference kicks off on February 5 with our Opening Keynote from Hannah Dahlen, PhD, BN(Hons), MCommN, RM, RN. During “Fighting for normal birth in an alternative facts, post truth world” attendees will gain insight into the current state of birth around the world. Dr. Dahlen will draw from her 20 years of experience as a midwife to help us translate what the latest research on optimizing normal birth means for creating new strategies.

Our live presentation days run between February 5 and February 26. Lectures are scheduled among various time slots to accommodate our international audience. In addition to being available live, all presentations are recorded. Recordings are available 24/7 until the end of the conference period, allowing flexibility to match your busy schedule.

Our live presentations will wrap up on February 26 when we are joined by Jennie Joseph, LM, CPM with her Closing Keynote Presentation “Where There's A Will, There's A Way! Midwifery as a model for reducing racial disparities, building community and creating revenue”. We’ll hear about the impact of poor perinatal outcomes and racial disparities on women and their communities, and we’ll examine ways to address this healthcare crisis.

Delegates at this year’s conference will have the opportunity to access exclusive add-on packages. Our Complementary Care, Trauma Informed Care, and Suturing Skills and Perineal Repair lecture packs each include presentations delving further into these areas of study. These add-on packages are available as recordings throughout the conference period and offer an excellent way to extend your learning experience.

GOLD Midwifery offers many ways for our delegates to connect and share with one another. Delegates enjoy access to our online forums where they can keep the conversations going and ask questions of our speakers. In our GOLD Midwifery Conference Discussion Facebook group delegates enjoy further opportunities to chat, share insights, post conference selfies, and more.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to increase your clinical knowledge and learn about the latest research! This year’s conference promises to be our best one yet, so get ready to experience how fun and rewarding online learning is alongside international colleagues!