Training

I fulfilled the requirements of the Florida Midwifery education program at Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida from 1997-2000. This 3 year academic curriculum includes both coursework and laboratory and clinical experience in the following areas:
* Basic Sciences (anatomy, physiology, microbiology, chemistry, nutrition.
* Behavioral Sciences (psychology, human growth & development
* Health care skills, patient assessment and health care communication
* Counseling
* Childbirth Education.
* Laboratory and Diagnostic Testing
* Genetics, Embryology, and Fetology
* Normal Antepartum, Intrpartum & Postpartum
* Complications of the Antepartum, Intrapartum, and Postpartum
* Suturing
* Neonatal Assessment
* Newborn Care
* Breastfeeding and Lactation
* Neonatal Resuscitation (NALS) Certification
* Adult and Infant Basic CPR Certification
* Well Woman Gynecology and Family Planning
* Professional Issues & Ethics
* Obstetrics and Medical Management

4/2000 – Present /Private Practice
11/99 – 4/2000 / Internship, Hollywood Birth Center, Hollywood, Florida
March 2000 Internship / Clinica Maternidad Rafael Calvo., Cartagena, Columbia SA
May 1999 Internship / General Hospital, Port auPrince, Haiti
04/98 – 04/99 / Internship, Tree of Life Birth Center, West Palm Beach, Florida
January 1998 / Internship, Victoria Jubilee, Kingston, Jamaica
06/97 – 01/98 / Internship, Miami Beach Maternity Center, Miami Beach, Florida