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So I've looked at some MEAC accredited schools, and I found this class. So I just wanted to get opinions on the classes' syllabus and reading list. TIA

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I've never heard of this one, i would be interested in hearing from others who might have done it, seems kind of expensive. Is it MEAC approved?
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Not MEAC approved, I found it on accident after I decided I'd go ahead and apply to MCU. I think the 07-08 was the first time they did the class but I'm not sure. I'd still have to do the PEP. I thought the $1750 seemed pretty resonable compared to the $25,000 I'd end up paying at MCU.

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TBH, the fact that these are posted as DOC files is an immediate turn-off for me. I'm not finding any information on her site related that is not in a DOC file, and I'm not about to open a DOC file from someone I don't know.

Have you looked into AAMI? A bit more pricey, and you'd still have to do PEP, but nowhere near the price of the MEAC schools.

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So I've looked at some MEAC accredited schools, and I found this class. So I just wanted to get opinions on the classes' syllabus and reading list. TIA
I'm acquainted with Sena. It's a study group, not a school and it's a good start at giving you the basics to go on and be an assistant to midwives and further as a student and apprentice.

Doing the MEAC program made sense for me while in Colorado since the midwives who precepted PEP students didn't seem to have a uniform expectation of the educational process (varied among midwives) which was frustrating for me since I like to start at A and get to Z with plan.

You have probably found out there are no schools in Colorado other than the UCHSC's CNM program. I was enrolled in National College of Midwifery (MEAC accredited) and did my apprenticeship and later internship with Tracy Ryan (before she had the birth center). I practiced from my home office in Littleton for a year after my graduation and moved back to California last summer.
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I'm acquainted with Sena. It's a study group, not a school and it's a good start at giving you the basics to go on and be an assistant to midwives and further as a student and apprentice.

Doing the MEAC program made sense for me while in Colorado since the midwives who precepted PEP students didn't seem to have a uniform expectation of the educational process (varied among midwives) which was frustrating for me since I like to start at A and get to Z with plan.

You have probably found out there are no schools in Colorado other than the UCHSC's CNM program. I was enrolled in National College of Midwifery (MEAC accredited) and did my apprenticeship and later internship with Tracy Ryan (before she had the birth center). I practiced from my home office in Littleton for a year after my graduation and moved back to California last summer.
I appreicate the info! I'm pretty sure I'm going to go ahead and do it, everyone needs to start somewhere. I still want an ASM but right now it doesn't seem realistic for me. We'll see where the road takes me.

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