The Human Path
Herbal Medics University (HMU) offers a comprehensive Doula Certification Program that combines a traditional doula education with an emphasis on herbal training and emergency birth worker skills. Students cover an extensive course curriculum of prenatal, birth and postpartum Doula skills. This program also includes a full herbal curriculum with a focus on herbs during the childbearing year and unique preparation for service as an Emergency Birth Worker.
DOULA CERTIFICATION COURSE
The primary subjects covered include:
**full course description is online
Week 1 Introduction to Doula Work
Week 2 A & P for Doulas
Week 3 Antepartum Doula Work
Week 4 Labor and Birth
Week 5 Birth Doula Work
Week 6 Support in the Hospital Setting
Week 7 Unusual Birth or Unplanned Outcomes
Week 8 Postpartum Doula Work
Week 9 Newborn Care beyond Diapers and Breastfeeding
Week 10 Business of Being a Doula and Review
Mentoring with Doula Program Director – minimum 4 hours of one-on-one mentoring via phone/Skype/in person over the course of the year that it typically takes to complete the program.
Student will have full access to the online classroom throughout the course where recorded lectures, documents, videos and other class resources are posted throughout the course of the class. All material is available for download 30 days past the last class.
Instructor: Midwife and Herbalist Katia LeMone
Dates: Week 1 classroom access begins 09/12/2016.
· New classroom material is available each Monday morning. Question and Answer Live Chat will follow on Thursday evenings, 7 pm Central time.
· Two-week mid-term break after Week 5. (October 17 – 30)
Week 6 begins 10/31/16
· No class during Thanksgiving week. (Nov. 21 – 27)
· Last Live Chat on 12/8/16.
Location: This is an online course, and is interactive.
*Please review our tuition policy.
Doula Certification will be granted by Herbal Medics University upon successful completion of all course requirements, hands-on training and co-requisite classes.
CO-REQUISITE COURSES — 2016-2017
Pregnancy through Emergency Childbirth, online course, begins August 2017
Herbal Medics Basic Online Course, begins September 5, 2016. [Registration is open until Oct. 5, 2016, the next course is scheduled for 2017.]
Clinical Nutrition: Oct. 2016
Doula 16-Hour Hands On Training. 01/06/16 – 01/07/16 in Las Cruces, New Mexico
01/13/16 – 01/14/16, 2017 in Cuauhtemoc, Mexico
*Registration for this course is open until October 7, 2016.