Perinatal Bereavement Workshop
The perinatal bereavement training workshop will equip staff with the knowledge and skills on becoming a bereavement doula to support parents and families experiencing a perinatal loss. This training will also provide enhanced knowledge on resources available to parents and families as well as therapeutic ways to provide emotional support.
Nurses and Social Workers
The learner will be able to describe the role of the bereavement doula and what types of losses a doula will address
The learner will be able to describe the rights of parents and babies in miscarriage, stillbirth, early infant death, and how to support them
The learner will be able to describe the whys behind the decision-making that can be presented by the bereavement doula supporting parents with a serious loss
The learner will be able to understand how the caregivers attitude is critical in providing good care to parents
The learner will be able to identify styles of learning and retaining information and how this relates to effective communication
The learner will be able to identify 3-4 key components of effective communication to show listening and clarifying
The learner will be able to discuss the process of preparing the parents /family for seeing, holding, and memory making
The learner will be able to identify strategies for inclusion of partner/support person, family and friends
The learner will be able to explain the purpose and use of a perinatal loss birth preferences plan
The learner will be able to list local and national resources available to parents and families
The learner will be able to describe ways to help parents and families plan a precious goodbye
The learner will be able to identify ways to support parents and families with final disposition
The learner will be able to identify the process of running a business and becoming an independent contractor
The learner will be able to describe process of caring for oneself in stressful situation such as perinatal loss
The learner will be able to describe compassion fatigue and burnout
Heather Bradley , Executive Director Pittsburgh Bereavement Doulas
Sherokee Ilse , International Bereavement Educator
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Nursing (ANCC) - The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 16 contact hours.
Social Work (ASWB) - As a Jointly Accredited Organization, University of Pittsburgh is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. University of Pittsburgh maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 16 continuing education credits.
- 16.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 16.00 ASWB
- 16.00 Attendance