Call for Sessions

Midwifery Works 2022 (October 06 - 09, 2022)

ACNM invites you to submit an abstract for Midwifery Works 2022! The Midwifery Works Meeting will be held at the Hilton Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa – Henderson, NV, October 6-9, 2022.

Midwifery Works! Is a major professional development conference produced by ACNM and designed by the Midwifery Business Network. This highly affordable conference is focused on helping midwives acquire and enhance their management skills. This meeting inspires Midwifery professionals to dive deeper into the skills you need for a successful and impactful midwifery career!

Midwifery Works Meeting Sessions

The ACNM Midwifery Works Meeting offers a variety of session type, including the following:

  • Educational Sessions are sessions in which renowned leaders across the Midwifery industry present on common issues that address inclusivity, the art and science of midwifery and the reduction of racism and health disparities in the care of women and their families.
  • Workshops are paid half-day or whole-day education sessions that typically involve hands-on applications, or clinical practice topics and require a separate registration fee.

Session Criteria:

  1. Part 1 - Session Length in Minutes

    The following activities should not be included when calculating contact hours for CEU: breaks, meals, socials (presentation germane to the course during meal activities), announcements, introductions, welcoming speeches, reports, etc.; time for study, travel, assigned reading, or related activities outside the classroom or meeting schedule unless the activity is monitored and/or assessed and the learner receives feedback.
  2. Part 2 - Teaching/Delivery Methods

    Examples of teaching methods are lecture, small group discussion, and panel discussion, small group case studies, etc.
  3. Part 3 - Behavioral Objectives

    The behavioral objectives serve to clearly outline what the participant will learn as a result of attending this session. Each objective must be stated in terms of learner outcome. i.e. “At the end of the session the participant should be able to demonstrate the following knowledge and/or skills…..”
  4. Part 4 - Content Outline of Session

    The outline should be relevant to each objective. The outline and the objectives must support each other and be directly related. For each content area, be sure to indicate time allocated. Please indicate if pharmacologic content exists.
  5. Part 5 - Bibliography/Reference List

    Each session must include a reference list/bibliography to support the session topic. Seventy-five (75%) percent must be current within the last 5 years, preferably in peer-reviewed journals. A 1-hour presentation should contain at least 5 references; a 4-hour presentation should contain between 5-10 references; and an 8-hour presentation should contain between 10-15 references. Noted classics will be accepted. Articles published by the presenter may be included. This criterion is not optional and non- submission of this information will result in an incomplete application that will only be reviewed upon receipt of the reference list.
  6. Part 6 - Faculty Resumes

    Faculty examples include presenters, authors, editors, moderators, etc. You do not need to attach the speaker’s full CV or resume. The resume should be submitted in the narrative form and should include the faculty’s credentials and educational background, work experience and publications/presentations relevant to the current topic. Be sure to list each of the faculty for each session.
  7. Part 7 - Prior/Other CEU Approval

    If any session currently being submitted for ACNM approval previously, please indicate this below and include the ACNM program number. If you have any questions email us at events@acnm.org.
  8. Confirmation

    You will have a chance to look over the submission to make sure all is complete.
  9. Technical Support

    For help in submitting an abstract online, Contact technical supportemail Tech Support.