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Evidence Based Birth® Instructor Krista Volpe is bringing Evidence Based Birth® Workshops to Albany, NY on July 25th!

If you want to be empowered with the latest evidence and to take control over your birth OR if you want to help your clients take control over their births, then keep reading to find out what we can offer you.

July 25:

Comfort Measures for L&D Nurses


Read on for more information!

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Comfort Measures for L & D Nurses

Are you an L & D nurse who wishes you had more tools in your toolbox to help keep patients comfortable during labor?


By attending this Comfort Measures Workshop for Labor and Delivery Nurses, you will not only get hands-on practice with comfort measures skills, but you'll also learn how you can overcome barriers to providing comfort measures on your unit! All nurses who register at the Professional level or higher will earn 3 nursing contact hours, and those who register as Super Users will receive a Comfort Measures Toolkit to take back to your unit and show to your peers.

Upcoming Comfort Measures Workshops:

July 25th 

NYSNA Headquarters

155 Washington Ave

ALbany, NY 12210

11am - 2pm


4pm - 7 pm:  

---> Early Bird Ticket rates through 6/28!  Limited Seats Available! 

Registration Options Early Bird (Standard June 29 - July 12)):

  • Basic Ticket $45 ($70)- audit only (no contact hours)

  • Professional Ticket $70 ($95)-- certificate for 3 nursing contact hours

  • Super User Ticket  $115 ($145)-- certificate for 3 nursing contact hours, lanyard and flash drive loaded with the “Comfort Measures Teaching Toolkit” that includes lesson plans and handouts with permission to teach lessons to your peers, 30 day free trial to the Professional Membership at Evidence Based Birth® with access to 24 additional contact hours, and a laminated “Pocket Guide to Comfort Measures”

Additional info about the "Super User" ticket: We are encouraging each local hospital to sponsor at least two nurses to become Comfort Measures Super Users! Your Nurse Super Users will be able to teach their peers how comfort measures can decrease the Cesarean rate, decrease patient pain levels, and increase patient satisfaction. Having at least 2 nurses trained as Super Users will make it easier for them to demonstrate to the other L & D nurses on their unit what they learned at the workshop.

Super Users will receive a Comfort Measures Toolkit on a flash drive, which will be loaded with:

  • Lesson plans on:

    • Sending patients home in early labor

    • Hydrotherapy for pain relief during labor

    • Positive language that decreases patient pain perception

    • Upright positions during labor for improving birth outcomes

  • Full-length printer-friendly PDFs with the Evidence on Fetal Monitoring, Birthing Positions, Eating and Drinking during Labor, and Protecting the Perineum

  • One-page handouts to share with patients covering: Birthing Affirmations, Birthing Positions, Comfort Measures in Early Labor, Eating and Drinking during Labor, Fetal Monitoring, and Nitrous Oxide

November 3:  Warwick, NY

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