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Continuing Education


CMEU Annual Totals

Lorri Ellen Carr, LM CPM LDM

Washington Lic # MW00000320, Oregon Lic # DEM-LD-10157516, NARM CPM Cert # 11120020, Midwifery Bridge Cert # 031801. Log of Continuing Medical Education Units from 2006 - present (separate from/in addition to college credits), Peer Review attendance, Adjunct Clinical Instructor work, & Professional Board/Legislative service.

Total Credits   787.3
2019       100.5 credits as of Nov.

  • CPR-BLS/AED for Providers, AHA.
  • The Benefits of Exercise in Cancer Survival: A Little Goes a Long Way, Medscape.
  • Preeclampsia & Its Link to Stroke: Can Aspirin Help?, Medscape.
  • Infertility Rates: Military Women vs Civilians, Medscape.
  • Does Influenza Vaccine Reduce Risk for Hospitalization?, Medscape.
  • Is Pelvic Floor Disorder Risk Highest With Assisted Vaginal Delivery?, Medscape.
  • Suspect Lesions Found Through Single-Visit Cervical Cancer Screening Strategy, Medscape.
  • CDC: 1 in 3 Adults With Prediabetes Has Arthritis, Medscape.
  • Can Breastfeeding Reduce Cancer Risk?, Medscape.
  • Gestational Diabetes: Current Trend in the United States, Medscape.
  • Treating Subclinical Hypothyroidism: What Is the Benefit?, Medscape.
  • Is Eating More Organic Food Tied to Lower Cancer Risk?, Medscape.
  • Effect of Air Pollution During Pregnancy on Fetal Thyroid, Medscape.
  • Does Aspirin Have a Role in Liver & Ovarian Cancer?, Medscape.
  • What Is the Role of Ob/Gyns in Preventive Care for Women?, Medscape.
  • C-Sections Double Since 2000: A Cause for Concern?, Medscape.
  • Congenital Syphilis on the Rise, Hits Record High in United States, Medscape.
  • Maternal Tdap Vaccines & Neonatal Immunity: Timing Is Key, Medscape.
  • Syphilis Testing in Pregnant Women. What You Need to Know, Medscape.
  • Does Cervix Length Dictate Use of Progesterone?, Medscape.
  • Is Direct From Breast Better Than Expressed Milk for Infant Weight?, Medscape.
  • How Does Marijuana Use Affect Lactating Mothers?, Medscape.
  • Cervical Cancer Screening: an Update From USPSTF, Medscape.
  • Clients, Colleagues, or Critics? Negotiating Gaps between Evidence & Community Standards, MEAC.
  • Prevention & Treatment of Stress-Related Disorders Through the Transcendental Meditation Technique, AMA, ACCME.
  • Peer Review, OMC.
  • Nutrition During Pregnancy & Lactation, ANCC.
  • The Role Of Gender & Mental Illness In Women: Women & Mental Health, ANCC.
  • Critical Care & Emergency Medicine Pharmacology, ANCC.
  • Preceptor Review - Roles & Goals of an MCU Preceptor.
  • Peer Review, MCU.
  • NRP Neonatal Resuscitation Provider Course, AAP written exam.
  • NRP Neonatal Resuscitation Provider Course, AAP hands-on exam.
  • Hepatitis C Among Homeless Individuals, National Health Care for the Homeless Council (NHCHC).
  • Women & Heart Disease - Gender Issues in Heart Research & Health. ANCC.
  • Basic Rules of Charting, ATM.
  • Etiology & Diagnosis Of Migraine Types - Migraine Pain. ANCC.
  • Legend Drugs & Devices; Pharmacology, Administration of Medications Through Injection, Treatment of Shock, IV Therapy, Suturing. OMC.
  • Substance Use & Addiction During Pregnancy: Identifying Unvoiced Needs. ANCC.
  • Pregnancy - Substance Use Disorders & Recommended Treatments for Recovery. ANCC.
  • Mycoplasma Genitalium Infection: An Emerging Sexually Transmitted Infection. ACCME.
  • Preventing Preterm Birth: An Unmet Need in the US. ACCME.
  • Classification of Abdominal Pain and Comorbid Conditions - Abdominal Pain. ANCC.
  • Three Steps for Effective Diagnosis of Postpartum Depression. ACCME, ANCC.
  • Part 1 of The Preceptor as Educator: Strengthening the CPM Credential. Preceptors: Providers of Essential Midwifery Education. Association of Midwifery Educators, MEAC.
  • Part 2. Creating a Successful Preceptorship: The Essential Elements. AME, MEAC.
  • Part 3. Precepting, Teaching, and Meeting Challenges. AME, MEAC.
  • Part 4. Ethics and the Preceptor/Student Relationship. AME, MEAC.
  • Part 5. Inclusion and Cultural Awareness. AME, MEAC.
  • Part 6. NARM Requirements for CPM Certification. AME, MEAC.
  • Revised, updated copyright, & re-published Maternity Care Charts with new additions. Now being used by midwives in 3 countries & 43 states.
  • Clinical Instruction >300 hours, for students from MCU.
  • MANA Stats participation.
2018       44.15 credits

  • Skills Workshop, Basic & Cosmetic-Level Suturing Practice for 2nd Degree Lacerations, IV Insertion & Administration Practice, taught clinical instruction course.
  • Preceptor Review, MCU.
  • A Recap of HIV Grand Rounds & What's on the Horizon, Perelman School of Medicine at University of Pennsylvania.
  • Introduction to Functional Medicine, Institute for Functional Medicine.
  • A Natural Approach to the Third Stage of Labor, ATM.
  • Healing after Cesarean Section, ATM.
  • Epidurals: Risks & Concerns For Mother & Baby, ATM.
  • Recognizing & Understanding Deep Vein Thrombosis, ATM.
  • Healing the Healer, Dr. A. Romm.
  • Preceptor Review - Roles of Preceptor: Crucial Qualities, MCU.
  • When You Know Better, Do Better, MEAC.
  • NARM Preceptor Webinar, MEAC.
  • Peer Review, NARM, MCU.
  • Preventive Health Care, ANCC.
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis & Pulmonary Embolism: Risk Assessment in the Post-Acute Setting, ACCME, ANCC.
  • Prevention of VTE: A Patient-Centric Approach, ACCME, ANCC.
  • WARM Chair of Legislative Committee, member of Advisory Committee, service >15 hours.
  • Clinical Instruction >500 hours, for students from MCU, MIA.
  • MANA Stats participation.
2017       99.15 credits

  • Out-of-Hospital Fetal Assessment in Labor, MEAC.
  • Vulvodynia: A Common & Under-Recognized Pain Disorder in Women & Female Adolescents - Integrating Current Knowledge Into Clinical Practice, Medscape Dannemiller.
  • Can More Fruit, Veggie Intake Lessen Psychological Stress?, Medscape.
  • Does Early Menarche Heighten Risk for Gestational Diabetes?, Medscape.
  • Can Fish Oil Intake During Pregnancy Reduce Childhood Asthma?, Medscape.
  • Junk Science vs Junk Food: Where Does the Evidence Lie?, Medscape.
  • IBS-D: From Diagnosis to Management, Medscape.
  • Benefits Versus Risks With Phytoestrogen Use, Medscape.
  • Can Early Introduction of Peanut/Egg Reduce Food Allergy?, Medscape.
  • Washington State Midwifery Advisory Committee meeting, Rep. for WARM.
  • Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing, Obstetrix Medical Group of Houston.
  • Peer Review, OMC.
  • Prevention & Control of Seasonal Influenza with Vaccines: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, Medscape.
  • Do Biomarkers Predict Fertility?, Medscape.
  • Antidepressants During Pregnancy & Psych Disorders in Kids, Medscape.
  • NRP, Neonatal Resuscitation Provider Course, AAP written exam.
  • NRP, Neonatal Resuscitation Provider Course, AAP hands-on exam.
  • Preventing Back Pain in Pregnancy (& in life!), OMC, MEAC.
  • Washington State Midwifery Advisory Committee meeting, Rep. for WARM.
  • Out-of-Hospital Newborn Critical Congenital Heart Disease Screening, Virginia DoH.
  • Culturally Competent Nursing Care: A Cornerstone of Caring: (i) Delivering Culturally & Linguistically Competent Nursing Care. US Dept of Health & Human Services.
  • Culturally Competent Nursing Care: A Cornerstone of Caring: (ii) Providing Effective Communication & Language Assistance Services.
  • Culturally Competent Nursing Care: A Cornerstone of Caring: (iii) Supporting Culturally & Linguistically Competent Organizations.
  • Legend Drugs & Devices; Pharmacology, Administration of Medications Through Injection, Treatment of Shock, IV Therapy, Suturing. OMC.
  • WARM Board, Webmaster & Editor, >50 hours.
  • WARM Board Member, President, service >20 hours.
  • WARM Chair of Legislative Committee, service >20 hours.
  • Published complete Maternity Care Clinical Charting Forms; designed, copyrighted, & revised starting in 2009.
  • Clinical Instruction >500 hours, for students from MCU, MIA, PEPS/NCM.
  • MANA Stats participation.
2016       83.5 credits

  • Peer Review OMC.
  • Oregon Midwifery Council - OMC Business Meeting.
  • Magical Beginnings for the Baby, Midwifery Today Conference, MEAC.
  • Birth & the Human Future, current research. MTC.
  • Prematurity Is Often Preventable. MTC.
  • Do You Feel Safe in Your Practice? Legal Issues. MTC.
  • The Art of Massage for Labor & Birth. MTC.
  • What Would Happen If We Did Less? MTC.
  • New & Old: Techniques for Controlling & Preventing Hemorrhage. MTC.
  • Visions & Dreams for Birth Change. MTC.
  • Washington State Midwifery Advisory Committee meeting, Rep. for WARM.
  • Advanced Maternal Age, or Pregnancy at Age 35or Older, EBB.
  • Can Skipping Breakfast Increase the Risk for Stroke?, Medscape.
  • Gradually Reducing Sugar in Soft Drinks Can Cut Diabetes Risk, Medscape.
  • Are Potatoes Linked to a Higher Risk for Diabetes?, Medscape.
  • Do Early Probiotics Decrease Type 1 Diabetes Risk in Infants?, Medscape.
  • Can a High-Fat Diet Increase the Risks for Anxiety & Depression?, Medscape.
  • Can a Mediterranean Diet Avert Breast Cancer?, Medscape.
  • Washington State Midwifery Advisory Committee meeting, Rep. for WARM.
  • Healing Leaky Gut, Dr. J. Axe.
  • Breech & Body Mechanics Workshop, taught clinical instruction course.
  • Peer Review, WARM.
  • Breech & Body Mechanics Workshop, taught clinical instruction course.
  • Peer Review, WARM.
  • CPR-BLS/AED for Providers, AHA.
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis in Pregnancy, Cleveland Clinic.
  • Contraceptive Choices in Selected Populations, Cleveland Clinic.
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Cleveland Clinic.
  • Zika: The Pandemic Threat, CMEU certificate.
  • Surviving & Thriving with Conflict on the Job, CMEU certificate.
  • WARM Board Webmaster & Editor, >50 hours.
  • Wrote, revised & published the final version of Articles of Incorporation & ByLaws for WARM, >30 hours.
  • WARM Board Member, President, service >40 hours.
  • Clinical Instruction >500 hours, for students from MCU, MIA, PEPS.
  • MANA Stats participation.
2015       121.3 credits

  • Measles, Your Kids, & the Vaccination Decision, Dr. A. Romm.
  • Hormones Matter, by Chandler Marrs.
  • Creating a Healthy Microbiome with Diet & Exercise, CMEU certificate.
  • Washington State Midwifery Advisory Committee meeting, Rep. for WARM.
  • Midwifery Pearls, Cynthia Flynn.
  • Smooth Transitions providers/staff networking/planning meeting, Yakima Memorial Hospital.
  • Breech & Body Mechanics Workshop, taught clinical instruction course.
  • WARM Board conference.
  • Document It Right: Would Your Charting Stand Up to Scrutiny?, CMEU certificate.
  • WHALES Midwife Training, WA DoH Vital Records.
  • Understanding Electronic Fetal Monitoring, ATM.
  • IVs & Suturing Intermediate-Level Skills Workshop, taught clinical instruction course.
  • Washington Midwifery Advisory Committee Meeting.
  • ACOG Issues Guideline on Nausea/Vomiting in Pregnancy, Medscape.
  • Implementing Legislation to Improve Hospital Support of Breastfeeding, Medscape.
  • ACIP Vaccination Guidelines on Influenza, Medscape.
  • Diet & Exercise Not Enough to Prevent Gestational Diabetes, Medscape.
  • Lower Inflammatory Biomarkers Linked to Vitamin D, Weight Loss, Medscape.
  • Eating Healthy vs Exercise Improves Weight Loss in Pregnancy, Medscape.
  • Updated ACOG Recommendations for Human Papillomavirus Vaccine, Medscape.
  • Metformin, Lifestyle Combination Boosts Benefit in PCOS, Medscape.
  • Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Rising in Incidence, Severity, Medscape.
  • Intervention Significantly Reduces Cesarean Delivery Rates, Medscape.
  • MS & Pregnancy: Effective Treatment Strategies to Optimize Outcomes, Medscape.
  • Speaking With Your Patients About Contraception, Medscape.
  • Management of Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy, Medscape.
  • How Do You Know Which Health Care Effectiveness Research You Can Trust? A Guide to Study Design for the Perplexed, Medscape.
  • Can Most Maternal Deaths Be Prevented?, Medscape.
  • Uncovering Gestational Diabetes for the Health of Mother & Child, CMEU certificate.
  • Pregnancy; Physiologic Changes & Laboratory Values, Wild Iris Medical Ed.
  • Continuing Ed Program on SIDS Risk Reduction: Curriculum for Nurses, NIH.
  • NRP, Neonatal Resuscitation Provider Course, AAP written exam.
  • NRP, Neonatal Resuscitation Provider Course, AAP hands-on exam.
  • Breech & Body Mechanics Workshop, taught clinical instruction course.
  • Peer Review, WARM.
  • Communication Training: How to Talk So Your Students Will Listen, MCU.
  • Legend Drugs & Devices; Pharmacology, Administration of Medications Through Injection, Treatment of Shock, IV Therapy, Suturing. OMC.
  • Legend Drugs & Devices; IV Antibiotics for Group B Streptococcal Prophylaxis, Pharmacology, IV Administration. OMC.
  • WARM Board Webmaster & Editor, >50 hours.
  • WARM Board Member service >40 hours.
  • Clinical Instruction >500 hours, for students from MCU.
  • MANA Stats participation.
2014       109.8 credits

  • Can Stress Levels Influence Pregnancy Chances?, Medscape.
  • Cardiac Arrest Rate Rare During Delivery, Stable Over Time, Medscape.
  • High Vitamin D Levels Yield Improved Breast Cancer Survival, Medscape.
  • HIV Screening. Standard Care.(TM) in Healthcare Settings, Medscape.
  • Prevention Across a Lifetime: Women's Health & the ACA, Medscape.
  • Women's Health & the Affordable Care Act: What's Covered, Medscape.
  • Washington State Midwifery Advisory Committee meeting, Rep. for WARM.
  • Peer Review, WARM.
  • IV Administration & Urinary Catherization, clincial instruction course.
  • Body Mechanics / Kinesiology for Labor & Birth, taught clinical instruction course.
  • Vaccine Recommendations During Pregnancy, WA DoH, MEAC.
  • WARM Board conference.
  • WARM Board conference.
  • Managing Your Patients With Chronic Pelvic Pain & Endometriosis, Boston School of Medicine.
  • Real or Magic? The Power of Positive Thinking in Health Outcomes, CMEU certificate.
  • Hydration & Physical Activity: Risks, Challenges, & Benefits, CMEU certificate.
  • CDC Reports Decline in Rates of Induced Labor, Medscape.
  • Antidepressants in Pregnancy: No Cardiac Defect Risk in Kids, Medscape.
  • FDA Issues Guidelines on Maternal Fish Consumption, Medscape.
  • AAP Stresses Iodide Supplements for Pregnant, Lactating Women, Medscape.
  • Neonatal Mortality Risk & Birth Setting Examined, Medscape.
  • High Maternal BMI Linked With Stillbirths, Medscape.
  • WARM Board conference.
  • CPR-BLS/AED for Providers, AHA.
  • Peer Review, WARM.
  • NRP, Neonatal Resuscitation Provider Course, AAP written exam.
  • NRP, Neonatal Resuscitation Provider Course, AAP hands-on exam.
  • Peer Review, WA.
  • Peer Review, WA.
  • WARM Board conference.
  • WARM Board conference.
  • WARM Board Meeting: Standards & Guidelines, Forms, Legislative Agenda.
  • Peer Review, WARM.
  • Progestogens for Prevention of Preterm Birth, Baylor College of Medicine.
  • The Importance of Sleep for Combating Stress & Improving Your Health, CMEU certificate.
  • Effective Communication Tools for Healthcare Professionals, HRSA.
  • Antisocial Behaviours from a Primal Health Research Perspective, ATM.
  • WARM Board Webmaster & Editor, >100 hours.
  • WARM Board Member service >60 hours.
  • Clinical Instruction >1,000 hours, for students from MCU.
  • MANA Stats participation.
2013       83.2 credits

  • NSAIDs for Irregular Vaginal Bleeding in Women Using IUDs, Medscape.
  • Serial Compression Ultrasonography for DVT Detection in Pregnant Women, Medscape.
  • Peer Review, WA.
  • Progesterone Supplementation in Pregnancy, presented by Dr. V Frazer.
  • Oregon Legend Drugs & Devices full course; Pharmacology, Admin of Meds through Injection, Treatment of Shock, IV Therapy, Suturing. Birthingway College.
  • MAWS Presentation, Valerie Sasson.
  • Peer Review, WA.
  • Endocrine Society Develops New Guidelines for PCOS, Medscape.
  • Obesity & Hormonal Contraceptive Efficacy, Medscape.
  • The Lupus Anticoagulant: Results From 2257 Patients Attending a High-Risk Pregnancy Clinic, Medscape.
  • Breast-Feeding Duration & Iron Deficiency Risk in Offspring, Medscape.
  • Is Your Practice Ready for 2015? Assess Your EHR Preparedness, Medscape.
  • Vitamin D Supplementation During Pregnancy: Is It Necessary?, Medscape.
  • Practice Guideline Insights: Vit D Deficiency Recommendations, Medscape.
  • Nutrient Deficiency in Patients With IBD, Medscape.
  • Clinical Experience With Fetal Hemoglobin Induction Therapy in Patients With β-thalassemia, Medscape.
  • Patient Privacy: A Guide for Providers, Medscape.
  • The Subtle Physiology of the Fertility Cycle, ATM.
  • Three Keys to Avoiding Postpartum Hemorrhage, ATM.
  • Group B Strep Prophylaxis: What Are We Creating?, ATM.
  • Cultural Competence Health Practitioner Assessment, Georgetown University, National Center for Cultural Competence.
  • WARM, Washington Alliance for Responsible Midwifery, Board of Directors Planning Meetings, >25 hours.
  • WARM Board, Webmaster & Editor, >60 hours.
  • Clinical Instruction >1,000 hours, for students from ATM, MCU.
  • MANA Stats participation.
2012       24.5 credits

  • Peer Review, WA.
  • Optimizing Strategies to Prevent HIV Transmission, Medscape.
  • Your Patient Has an Adverse Reaction to a Drug: How to Report to FDA's MedWatch, Medscape.
  • Best Practices in HBV Screening & Linkage to Care: The Asian American Patient, Medscape.
  • Cancer Primary Prevention: Cervical Cancer, Cleveland Clinic.
  • Urinary Incontinence in Women, Cleveland Clinic.
  • Bioidentical Hormone Therapy: Clarifying the Misconceptions, Cleveland Clinic.
  • Endometrial Cancer, Cleveland Clinic.
  • Peer Review, WA.
  • Clinical Instruction >600 hours, for students from ATM, MCU.
  • MANA Stats participation.
2011       17.8 credits

  • CPR-BLS/AED for Providers, AHA.
  • NRP, Neonatal Resuscitation Provider Course, AAP written & hands-on.
  • Peer Review, WA.
  • Clinical Instruction >300 hours, for students from ATM, MCU.
  • MANA Stats participation.
2010       2.75 credits

  • Peer Review, MAWS.
  • Peer Review, WA.
  • American Academy of Pediatrics Reviews Use of Probiotics, Prebiotics, Medscape.
  • Real Talk About Influenza Vaccine Safety -- Be Informed & Be Prepared, Medscape.
  • MANA Stats participation.
2009       10.5 credits

  • CPR-BLS for Providers, AHA.
  • NRP, Neonatal Resuscitation Provider Course, AAP.
  • Midwives Alliance of North America Statistics Project participation.
2008       4.25 credits

  • WIC Formulas / Substitution, La Clinica in-service staff training.
  • Cesarean Delivery May Be an Independent Risk Factor for Stroke, Medscape.
  • Skin-to-Skin Contact May Reduce Pain in Preterm Neonates, Medscape.
  • St. John’s Wort Found Ineffective for Childhood ADHD, Medscape.
  • Intrapartum Sterile Speculum Examination for Registered Nurses, Georgetown University.
  • Effects of Maternal Tobacco-Smoke Exposure on Fetal Growth & Neonatal Size, Medscape.
  • A 34-Year-Old Pregnant Woman with Acute Severe Abdominal Pain, Medscape.
  • Breast-Feeding Women May Have Less Postpartum Weight Retention, Medscape.
2007       26.5 credits

  • Combination Oral Contraceptives, Baylor College of Medicine.
  • Situational Awareness in Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring – Train the Trainer FHR Collaborative Practice Project. St. Louis University School of Medicine.
  • Current Recommended Vitamin D Intake May Not Be Optimal, Medscape.
  • Recommendations for Screening, Treatment of STIs During Pregnancy, Medscape.
  • CDC Issues New Treatment Recommendations for Gonorrhea, Medscape.
  • Genital Herpes & HIV: Disease Interactions in 2 Intersecting Epidemics, Medscape.
  • The Early & Long Term Benefits of Preventing Low Risk HPV Types 6 & 11 & High Risk Types 16 & 18, La Clinica staff training.
  • Urinary Tract Infections: A Primer for Clinicians. Medscape.
  • CPR-BLS for Providers, American Heart Association.
  • NRP, Neonatal Resuscitation Program, American Academy of Pediatrics.
2006       59.4 credits

  • Breastfeeding Educator Course, IBLCE full course.
  • PPD & Attachment Disorders – Prevention & Intervention for Infant Mental Health Related to Postpartum Depression, La Clinica staff training.
  • HIPAA Instruction for La Clinica staff.
  • What’s the Point? An Evidence-Based Review of Acupuncture in Women’s Health, University of Washington.
  • Diabetes in-service training for clinical staff, La Clinica Internal Medicine.
  • HPV, Cervical Cancer, & Vaccines, UW.
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome: More than a Gut Feeling, UW.


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