MMCI Maternal Child Health Specialist Program Class List


Credits  Course title

1     Advanced Labor Support Skills

1     Advanced Prenatal Care

0.5  Alternative Therapies for the Childbearing Year

1     Antepartum Care and Risk Screening

1     Antepartum Discomforts and Remedies

1     Assessments, Protocols and Documenting

1     Case Studies in Maternal Child Health

1     Counseling Issues in the Childbearing Year: Trauma, Informed Care & Identifying

       Health Needs

0.5  Cultural Competency for Birth Workers

1     Emergency Birth Skills and Out of Hospital Birth

1     Family Planning

1     Genetics and Fetal Development

1     Health Disparities and Community, Public and Global Health

0.5  Herbs for the Childbearing Year and Beyond

1     History and Ethics of Childbirth, Midwifery and Healers

1     Interpreting and Evaluating Research

1     Intrapartum Basics

0.5   Lab Work for the Childbearing Year and Introduction to Practicum

1.5   Lactation Education, Risk Assessment & Counseling

1     Maternal Diseases in Pregnancy

1     Medical Terminology

1     Microbiology Basics for Birth Workers

0.5   Neonatal Resuscitation

1     Newborn Basic Skills and Risk Screening

0.5  Perinatal Education (program prerequisite)

1     Perinatal Nutrition

0.5  Postpartum Physical Assessment

1     Postpartum Support and Risk Screening

1     Reproductive Anatomy & Physiology

1     Statistics and Studies in Maternal Child Health

0.5  Topics in Infant Development

1     Topics in Mothering, Family and Intergenerational Relationships & Motherhood

        and Ecology

1     Well Woman Care and Human Sexuality

2     4 Labs

30   General and specialized education classes transferred from approved higher

       education institutions  (Associate Degree Program students only)


61  TOTAL CREDITS: Associate Degree Program students

31  TOTAL CREDITS: One-Year Diploma Program students


500 hrs.    Practicum/Clinicals on site (Associate Degree Program students)

250 hrs.    Practicum/Clinicals on site (One-Year Diploma Program students)