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Basic Midwifery Skills Training

Hands-On Basic Skills Training For
New Student Midwives

This skills training course is ideal for New Midwifery Students taking the NARM PEP (Portfolio Evaluation Process) Route or the MEAC Educational Program / School Route. Traditional Midwifery Students are welcome to attend.



Date & Time

Sunday & Monday

 August 27 & 28, 2023

8 AM - 6 PM EST


Kissimmee, FL

(35-45 minutes away from Orlando International Airport)

Food & Drinks

Continental Breakfast & Light Refreshments Provided

Certification of Completion and /or Student Sign-Off For PEP and MEAC Students Offered On-Site For Items Covered During Training ONLY.

Contact to verify documents to be signed prior to registering and bring your required paperwork to the training if applicable.


1.) Must be a Black woman, 18 years old or older


2.) Must be an student midwife taking the NARM PEP (Portfolio Evaluation Process) Route, MEAC Educational Program / School Route or Traditional Midwife Route (Midwifery Apprenticeship)

3.) Proof of a valid U.S. government-issued photo identification 


4.) Physical Requirements: Participants are required to have a full range of motion, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Light Work is required - Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects, when it requires walking or standing to a significant degree; or when it requires sitting most of the time.


DISCLAIMER: If you do not meet the course prerequisties DO NOT REGISTER. Questions? Contact


  • Identifying Birth related medical supplies, equipment, and use

  • Performing and recording maternal vital signs and fetal assessment

  • Birth room set up

  • Donning sterile gloves and Set-up a sterile field 

  • Birth room clean up

  • Sterilization of tools

  • How to handle obstetrical emergency: Shoulder dystocia & Postpartum hemorrhaging

  • Assessment of the placenta and blood loss estimation

  • Common obstetric medications and administration of injectable medications

  • Priming an IV (Intravenous) line

  • Venipuncture, Phlebotomy and Intravenous Insertion

  • Medical Documentation

  • Skills Drill Check Off (Group & 1:1 Sessions)

  • NRP Hands-On Skills Checkoff

Registration Closes Friday, August 4, 2023


This training course, and the information provided therein, is intended for educational purposes only and is provided as a service by Black Sisters Birth Academy®, a division of Black Sisters Midwifery Services, PLLC. In no event shall Black Sisters Birth Academy®  be liable for any special, indirect, incidental or consequential damages and/or any damages whatsoever resulting from the use of this training course.

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