Midwives conference scheduled for June

Make plans now to attend the annual meeting of the Washington, DC-based American College of Nurse-Midwives. Scheduled for June 10-16 in Washington, DC, the event, "With Women Through Time," will commemorate the organization’s 50th anniversary.

The conference will feature seminars on such health issues as abnormal uterine bleeding and endometrial sampling, complementary and alternative medicine in women’s health care, and psychopharmacology for midwives.

Participants can earn as many as 30 hours of continuing education credit. Other activities will include meetings with U.S. senators and representatives to promote legislation affecting the delivery of midwifery services.

On-line registration may be made by visiting the organization’s web site, www.midwife.org; click on the conference links. Member cost is $375 if registration is received by March 11; $460 if received by May 27; and $510 when entered at the conference site. Nonmember cost is $465 by March 11, $535 by May 27, and $585 at the conference.