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Webinar: Complementary Therapies, Antenatal Education and Labor Experience: Analyzing the Outcomes and Economic Analysis

Webinar: Complementary Therapies, Antenatal Education and Labor Experience: Analyzing the Outcomes and Economic Analysis

Webinar: Complementary Therapies, Antenatal Education and Labor Experience: Analyzing the Outcomes and Economic Analysis

Kate Levett, PhD (NICM, WSU), MPH (Merit), BEd(Hons I), Adv.Dip.App.Sci (Acup), Grad.Cert.Jap.Acup.
Kate Levett, PhD (NICM, WSU), MPH (Merit), BEd(Hons I), Adv.Dip.App.Sci (Acup), Grad.Cert.Jap.Acup.
on behalf of Lamaze International

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Launch date: 27 Nov 2018
Expiry Date: 21 Nov 2021

Last updated: 29 Nov 2018

Reference: 192946

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Description

In this webinar, Dr. Kate Levett will discuss her research about teaching complementary therapies for childbirth. She will discuss the evidence for use of complementary therapies to reduce epidural and cesarean section rates as well as women’s experiences using complementary therapies during labor and birth.

Objectives

Learners will describe the evidence supporting benefit of complementary and alternative therapies during labor.
I. Evidence Review
A. Acupressure
B. Relaxation
C. Massage/Manual therapies
Learners will identify the components of an integrated Complementary and Alternative Therapies training program for labor pain management
II. Outline the Contemporary Therapies for Birth Study (CTLB)
A. Areas covered
B. Organization of content/practice time
Learners will list the outcomes identified in the study
III. Outcomes
A. Women’s Responses
B. Midwives’ Responses
C. Cost Evaluation
Kate Levett, PhD (NICM, WSU), MPH (Merit), BEd(Hons I), Adv.Dip.App.Sci (Acup), Grad.Cert.Jap.Acup.

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Kate Levett, PhD (NICM, WSU), MPH (Merit), BEd(Hons I), Adv.Dip.App.Sci (Acup), Grad.Cert.Jap.Acup.
on behalf of Lamaze International

Kate Levett is a Research Fellow at the University of Notre Dame Australia, School of Medicine Sydney; and an Adjunct Fellow at the NICM Health Research Institute at Western Sydney University. With over 18 years research experience, Kate has a particular interest in maternal health and complementary medicine. She completed her PhD at NICM Health Research Institute at Western Sydney University, and has a Masters’ degree in Public Health (Epidemiology) from the University of Sydney. Her undergraduate qualifications are in Education, specializing in Health Education (Univ. Sydney) and an Advanced Diploma of Applied Science (Acupuncture) (AIAS). She has a post-grad certificate in Japanese acupuncture, pediatric acupuncture and Medical Qigong. She has recently been awarded a 4 year National Health and Medical Research Council Fellowship to continue the work started in her PhD study: Birth Course. A randomized controlled trial of an antenatal education program of complementary therapies for pain relief in labor for first-time mothers. Kate works as an acupuncturist in a private clinic at Restore Health & Wellness in St Leonards, Sydney, specializing in women’s health, fertility, pregnancy, and preparation for labor & birth.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
  • 1.25 Hours

Faculty and Disclosures

Kate Levett, PhD, MPH BEd(Hons I), Adv.Dip.App.Sci (Acup)

Kate Levett, PhD, MPH BEd(Hons I), Adv.Dip.App.Sci (Acup)

No relevant financial relationships.

Additional Contributors

Nurse Planner: Jennifer Vanderlaan, PhD MPH APRN

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