Evidence-Based Labor Support Workshop
Educators and Birth Professionals

Evidence-Based Labor Support Workshop


Labor and delivery nurses play an essential role in ensuring healthy, satisfying birth and breastfeeding initiation. The Lamaze Evidence-Based Labor Support Workshop educates labor and delivery nurses to create the bridge between knowledge and practice!

Bring our Evidence-Based Labor Support Workshop to your facilty to:

  • Earn 7.50 Continuing Nursing Education Credits (CNE) and 7.50 Lamaze Contact Hours
  • Improve critical labor support skills, including labor positions, non-pharmacological comfort measures, shared decision-making and more
  • Identify strategies to improve patient satisfaction and perinatal quality improvement measures
  • Boost your confidence knowing that the supportive care you are providing during labor is evidence-based
  • Increase your knowledge and understanding of the role you play in improving Joint Commission Perinatal Care Core Measures relating to elective delivery, cesarean birth, and chestfeeding

Reach out to Jill Swanson, Education Coordinator at education@lamaze.org to learn more.


Upcoming Workshops

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About the Workshop

Your organization can license and deliver this one-day workshop designed to help labor and delivery nurses, nurse managers, midwives and staff nurses examine the evidence for labor support, develop and/or refresh labor support skills, and promote best practices for safe, satisfying and healthy birth.

The workshop license includes:

You can obtain a curriculum license for this comprehensive workshop and take your hospital to the next level with offering a connection between what parents learn in class and experience in labor. The complete and up-to-date curriculum package is easy to teach and includes:

  • Detailed objectives and content
  • Interactive teaching activities
  • Comprehensive Presenter Materials, including full PowerPoint presentation and presenter workbook with talking points and activities integrated seamlessly)
  • Digital copy of participant workbook

What participants will gain:

Upon completion of the program, learners will have:

  • Increased confidence among participants that the supportive care they provide during labor and birth is evidence-based.
  • Strategies for implementing evidence-based labor support measures within their practices.
  • Increased knowledge of the role they play in improving Joint Commission Perinatal Care Core Measures relating to elective delivery, Cesarean birth, exclusive breastmilk feeding, and consumer satisfaction.
  • Increased expertise and skills in providing labor support.

Workshop objectives:

  • Discuss birth experience and its significance
  • Discuss the nurse’s role in contributing to birth satisfaction and outcomes
  • Describe physiologic labor and birth
  • Evaluate intrapartum practices according to standards of evidence-based care
  • Describe the role of the nurse in promoting physiologic labor and birth
  • Practice a wide variety of evidence-based labor support techniques that both enhance labor progress and decrease pain
  • Describe evidence-based strategies for supporting a laboring person during second stage
  • Describe the nurse’s role in promoting optimal breastfeeding outcomes
  • Identify strategies for improving patient satisfaction and implementing perinatal quality improvement measures

Continuing Education credits:

This program has been planned by Lamaze International for 7.50 Lamaze Contact Hours and 7.50 hours of continuing nursing education credit (CBRN). To earn credit, attendees must sign-in, attend the entire workshop, and complete a post-workshop evaluation onsite.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #15932.

All workshops must be presented by a qualified  presenter, who must agree to all the terms and conditions of the Lamaze Continuing Education Policies and Procedures. Workshop presenters (individuals or institutions) are responsible for printing and distributing all workshop materials to participants and each live workshop must be limited to no more than 20 participants.

Become a presenter:

Follow the steps below to become a workshop presenter. 

1. Ensure you meet the Presenter Requirements. Please be aware that each presenter will need to fill out the Presenter Eligibility Form and upload a resume or CV as part of the application process.
2. Apply for a workshop license (see form below) and pay the $55 application fee. Applications will be reviewed within 20 business days.
3. Upon approval, presenters are approved for a three-year period and may then purchase seats for workshop participants. Additional seats can be purchased at any time in the three-year by contacting us at education@lamaze.org or using the links below.
4. Start teaching! Presenters will receive workshop materials and be able to interact with fellow presenters in our Facebook group.

Renew your license:

Workshop presenters will be approved to present the workshop for three-years from their last approval date. Therefore, instructors will need to re-apply for an Evidence-Based Labor Support workshop license every three years. Previously approved presenters or institutions can follow the steps below to renew their license.

1. Ensure you still meet the Presenter Requirements. Please be aware that each presenter will need to fill out a Presenter Eligibility Renewal Form and upload a resume or CV. Lamaze International will also consider participant evaluations from the prior approval period as part of the renewal process. 
2. Apply for a workshop license (see form below) and pay the $55 application fee. Applications will be reviewed within 20 business days.
3. Upon approval, presenters may purchase seats for workshop participants. Additional seats can be purchased at any time in the three-year approval period by contacting us at education@lamaze.org or using the purchase links below. 
4. Keep teaching! Presenters will receive workshop materials and be able to interact with fellow presenters in our Facebook group.

2022 workshop licensing fee structure:

Independent business owners or presenters (i.e. those not affiliated with a hospital or other institution) are eligible for a 15% discount on licensing fees! Email us at education@lamaze.org to express your interest and confirm eligibility.

Lamaze is piloting a "pay-as-you-go" fee structure for independent presenters. Please email us at education@lamaze.org if you would like more information.

View current fee structure.

License Option Workshop License
1-10 Participants $618.00
11-20 Participants $927.00
21-30 Participants $1,339.00
31-40 Participants $1,751.00
41-50 Participants $2,060.00
51-60 Participants $2,343.00
61-70 Participants $2,575.00
71-80 Participants $2,781.00
81-90 Participants $2,961.00
91-100 Participants $3,090.00

Purchase seats: 

Please only complete this purchase after you have been approved as a workshop presenter.

1-10 Participants
11-20 Participants
21-30 Participants
31-40 Participants
41-50 Participants
51-60 Participants
61-70 Participants
71-80 Participants
81-90 Participants
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