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Helping Babies Breathe ®

Master Trainer Course Information

Registration is Open!

May 13, 2014

The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM), Center for Global Health and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) are conducting a Helping Babies Breathe course on May 13, 2014 as part of the 59th Annual Meeting & Exhibition of the American College of Nurses-Midwives in Denver, Colorado at the Sheraton Downtown 1550 Court Place.  Registration is $400 and includes all workshop materials and lunch.

Tuesday, May 13th will guide participants through the provider content of the HBB material and focus on facilitation components, as well as winning strategies for implementing HBB trainings in resource-constrained settings.

HBB is an evidence-based educational program to teach neonatal resuscitation techniques to birth attendants in resource-limited settings. It is an initiative of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) in collaboration with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Saving Newborn Lives, the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, and the Laerdal Foundation.

Helping Babies Breathe Master Trainers are individuals who are designated to train other trainers in the Helping Babies Breathe curriculum.

Space is limited for this special training session! To register; go to:  

Click on ‘workshop only’ and choose the following:

WK04 Helping Babies Breathe Master Trainer Workshop

Tuesday, May 13, 8:15am – 5:45pm

Helping Babies Breathe is an educational program to train birth attendants in resource-limited settings in the skills of neonatal resuscitation. The program covers immediate routine care of the healthy baby at birth; stimulation to breathe and bag-and-mask ventilation; improvement of ventilation and referral to advanced care when necessary. The workshop will prepare midwives with interest and/or current involvement in global settings to train birth attendants using innovative educational techniques and a low-cost, high-fidelity simulator.

Questions about the course may be directed to Melinda Bush, at the ACNM

Registration will remain open until the workshop is full.


May 9 & 10, 2013 Course: See what you missed!


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Please note that CME credits are available for this training as self-claim via

Once you are logged in, you should go here to self-claim:

The number of hours is equal to the number of hours of instruction that take place. Hours in CME for all health professionals are calculated on a 1 hour: 1 credit basis.  


May 11 & 12, 2013 Course


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