5-Hour Recorded LD&D Overview Workshop


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A five hour recorded workshop providing an overview and updated information on topics related to legend drugs and devices. This workshop is designed to meet Legend Drugs & Devices continuing education requirements for Licensed Direct-Entry Midwives in the State of Oregon.

After paying for this course, you will receive a link to a recorded version of a Legend Drugs & Devices Overview workshop offered by Birthingway College of Midwifery on October 8, 2021. In order to receive a CEU certificate for this workshop, you must view the entire recording and pass a post-test. 

Topics covered in this recorded workshop include:

  • Updates on administering medications by injection, including expiration dates, aspiration for IM injection, Z-track technique, selecting appropriate needle and syringe size, USP recommendations on filter needle use, recapping needles, and monitoring post-administration.
  • Update on Drug Pregnancy Risk Categories and the system that replaces it.
    Drug classifications and definitions
  • Medications involved in preventing and managing postpartum hemorrhage, including oxytocin, misoprostol, methergine, IV fluids, within a case study format
  • Uncompensated versus compensated shock,
  • Other drugs not in Oregon formulary for PPH – carbetocin, TXA, carboprost.
  • Recognition, prevention, and treatment of opthalmia neonatorum, and Oregon OARs regarding ON, within a case study format.
  • Antibiotic use for GBS prophylaxis, s/s of hypersensitivity reaction, and appropriate response, including use of epinephrin and oxygen, within a case study format
    Anesthetics for repair of genital injury, assessment for OASIS, within a case study format.

This training meets the Oregon LDM requirement for 5.0 contact hours in Legend Drugs and Devices continuing education.

Birthingway College of Midwifery is a MEAC Accredited institution. All midwifery continuing education offerings from Birthingway are considered NARM Category I CEUs.