Instructors

David Hayes, MD

David Hayes is an Ob/Gyn with an academic background and a passion for science and its proper application to clinical medicine. He has worked for Médecins Sans Frontières and trained in critical care obstetrics. Physiologic breech birth and supporting the training of breech birth attendants are particular interests of his.


Rixa Freeze, PhD

Rixa Freeze has a PhD from the University of Iowa and is a researcher, professor, and mother of 4 young children. Her current research specialization is vaginal breech birth. She is the founder of Breech Without Borders, a nonprofit dedicated to breech training, education, and advocacy. She blogs at Stand and Deliver.


Schedule (Dec 12 or 13)


8-9 amIntroduction and Q&A


9 am - 1 pmGroup 1: Simulations

Hands-on practice using Sophie and Her Mum simulators


9 am - 1 pmGroup 2: Activity stations

Breech birth video analysis
Clinical scenarios (with hands-on practice)
Developing breech expertise


1-2 pmLunch break

You may want to bring a packed lunch


2-6 pmGroup 1: Activity stations

Breech birth video analysis
Clinical scenarios (with hands-on practice)
Developing breech expertise


2-6 pmGroup 2: Simulations

Hands-on practice using Sophie and Her Mum simulators.


Location Information

  • Living Centre
  • 16 Trinity Place, East Melbourne, Victoria, 3002 AU

FAQs

Should I bring anything?
Yes! If you have a doll & pelvis set, please bring it so you can follow along and practice. 

You may want to bring a packed lunch and a water bottle.

Please come with short fingernails (no pointed tips) and remove all rings prior to working on the simulators.

What is your cancellation policy?
If you are called away to a birth or family emergency on the day of the simulations and cannot reschedule your training date, you will receive a $140 AUD refund and keep your access to Breech Pro. Otherwise tickets are non-refundable but the simulation block can be transferred to another person. 

What about COVID-19-related cancellations?
If Breech Without Borders needs to cancel due to COVID-19 or low enrollment, or if you cannot come to the training due to COVID-19-related reasons, we will offer you a $140 refund for the simulation portion. All attendees will keep their access to Breech Pro, which includes CEUs and twice-monthly live sessions with Dr. Hayes and Dr. Freeze. 

What are your COVID-19 guidelines?
Our Covid-19 mitigation plan is available here: breechwithoutborders.org/covid-19/ 

Do you offer CEUs?
The workshop is currently approved for 15 CPD hours with ACM.

Questions? Please contact us at [email protected] or visit breechwithoutborders.org.

Suggested Amounts

$460.00
$460.00


Billing Information

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  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Discover
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