Labor Support Skills Outline


  1. Apply labor support techniques that decrease medical interventions.
  2. Utilize non-pharmacological pain management techniques in patient care.
  3. Describe how mother-friendly health care practices improve patient satisfaction.
  4. Evaluate current care practices according to standards of evidence-based care.
  5. Create strategies to implement evidence-based patient centered care.


8:30 am

  • Introductions
  • The role of support
  • Evaluate coping vs labor pain
  • Labor support techniques

12:00 pm

  • Lunch

1:00 pm

  • Labor support for second stage
  • Back labor support techniques
  • Support of medicated mother
  • Labor support historically
  • Evidence-based and mother-centered care
  • Workshop Closing

5:00 pm

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