Gilbert Family Birth Center is a certified AABC Birth Assistant training site
Certificate Birth Assistant Training establishes a standard for quality birth assistants. Successful completion of the course ensures employers and birth center clients that the birth assistant has ample knowledge and training to assist with labor, birth, and the immediate postpartum period.
The AABC Certificate Birth Assistant Training is comprehensive and robust, consisting of modules of presented content, demonstration videos, HIPAA and OSHA compliance training, an in-person skills assessment, and observation at out-of-hospital births.
The following are required elements of the course:
15 Modules of presented content
HIPAA and OSHA compliance training
Proof of NRP and CPR certifications
Skills/Drills videos & assessment
Attendance at 4 out-of-hospital births*
Attendance at Births Students are required to observe 4* out-of-hospital births and submit case study reports on each of the births to a trained AABC mentor. The student will debrief with their mentor after each birth and as needed during this period of attending births.
*Challenge course students attend 2 out-of-hospital births