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Hospital Labor Doula Training - Des Moines, IA (Katie Nyberg)

This training is the first step to becoming a CAPPA Certified Hospital Labor Doula!

 Export to Your Calendar 5/10/2019 to 5/11/2019
When: May 10-11, 2019
8:30 - 5:30 each day
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Lutheran Hospital/Unity Point Hospitals
Des Moines, Iowa 
United States
Contact: Katie Nyberg

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 Want to be inspired and empowered to begin or enhance your perinatal career? Train with the Childbirth and Postpartum Professionals Association, an international certification organization for Doulas, Childbirth Educators, and Lactation Educators.  CAPPA trainings are designed to educate and equip the contemporary perinatal professional for a successful career in a fun, supportive, and collaborative environment.  Trainings are evidence based and comprehensive, and are designed to appeal to all learning styles.  Students will enjoy engaging and interactive instruction, with practical and real-world scenarios.  CAPPA instructors have in depth knowledge and follow standardized curriculum to ensure the highest quality training and most comprehensive perinatal education for CAPPA Certification programs.  As one of the first and most comprehensive perinatal organizations in the world, CAPPA is respected for its longevity, stability, and its commitment to excellence in both education and unsurpassed student and member support. 
The CAPPA Hospital Labor Doula Training
Ready to become more proficient when offering professional labor support as a hospital staff member? Take the first step towards becoming a Certified Hospital Labor Doula with CAPPA.  This twelve hour workshop meets the first requirement of your CHLD program and prepares you to work through the steps for certification. This course is designed to provide a foundational skill base, knowledge, and perspectives on professional labor support for hospital staff, including hospital program doulas, labor and delivery nurses, and more, as well as providing training for those seeking certification as certified hospital labor doulas with CAPPA.
Offering 12 CAPPA Contact Hours. Nursing contact hours potentially available on request.
The CAPPA Hospital Labor Doula Training Class includes the CAPPA Hospital Labor Doula Manual, and covers the following topics:
·                 CAPPA certification and policies
·                 Practical application of Scope of Practice, ethics, and integrity
·                 Building bridges with medical/midwifery professionals
·                 Modeling and teaching positive communication and self-advocacy
·                 Support for every stage of labor and birth
·                 Hands on practice of proven comfort measures and labor support techniques
·                 Emotional support for labor and birth, as well as unexpected events
·                 Hospital procedures – risk/benefit as well as alternatives and support
·                 Cesarean and VBAC support
·                 Breastfeeding initiation and support
·                 And much more!

Cost of Tuition: $350 Cost of Tuition with Late Fee (Less than 2 weeks prior to training): $400 Early Bird Registration Offer! Register and pay-in-full one month prior to training start date to receive a free laminated tool kit! I’ve picked some of my favorite resources that I’ve used with my clients over the years to help you get started.



Contact: Katie Nyberg at or 515-473-2737


Cancellation Policy: If CAPPA Faculty cancels the workshop, the entire fee will be refunded. • All other cancellations will be charged a $50.00 processing fee. • If the cancellation is made within three weeks of the workshop, no refund will be given. • Cancellations prior to training have the option of having payment applied to a training workshop given by the same CAPPA Faculty within 12 months. (No-shows are not eligible for registration transfer.) Only ONE transfer of registration is permitted. If applicant does not attend a workshop within 12 months, all fees are forfeited. A $50 transfer fee will be due upon registration of new training. • I understand I should not make non-refundable travel arrangements unless I have received confirmation from CAPPA Faculty that the training is confirmed. • In the event of hazardous weather, “act of God”, or any other travel issues making it impossible for CAPPA Faculty to hold the workshop, a makeup option will be made available. • CAPPA Faculty is not responsible for any travel expenses students may incur.


NOTE: Each student must be in attendance during the entirety of the training provided in order to receive a certificate of attendance for this Training Class.


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