Improve your understanding and teaching of circumcision

Circumcision Education & Communication: Making Sense of a Sensitive Subject  


Ronald Goldman, PhD 
Saturday May 14, 10:00 AM - 1:15 PM 
Shipley Auditorium 
Newton Wellesley Hospital, Newton, MA 

An Important Workshop for Professionals  
Increase your knowledge about circumcision:
* What it is and how it is done   
* The policies of the AAP and other medical organizations

* Pain and use of anesthetics

* How infants respond to the procedure

* Ethical and religious considerations
* Cultural and emotional factors
* How it can be a women's issue, as well as a men's issue  
* What is NOT known about the procedure

* Why teaching about circumcision by childbirth educators is

 Improve your ability to:

 * Understand the professional literature and conflicting medical

 * Communicate with prospective parents using evidence-based
Participants will be encouraged to ask questions and state their  
concerns relating to personal or professional experiences throughout 
the presentation in a supportive atmosphere.   
Continuing Education Credits: BACE/NMC: 3 contact hours; DONA credits have been applied for (also accepted by Lamaze and ICEA).  Meets criteria of the Comm. of MA  Board of Nursing regulations: (244 CMR, section 5:00) for continuing education for nursing re-licensure for 3.6 contact hours). 

Non-member $60

BACE-NMC 2016 Member $50

Workshop + 2016 BACE-NMC Membership $80

To register by mail: send payment to BACE-NMC, 69 Court St., Newton, MA 02458. Be sure to include you name, address, email and phone #.

Refunds: Workshop fees are refundable in full through April 30. Midwives and doulas who are called to a birth and notify us (phone or email) by May 14 will receive a refund less $15 processing fee. Please note: Memberships are non-refundable. 
Ronald Goldman, Ph.D., a psychological researcher, educator, and writer, is the founder and Executive Director of the Circumcision Resource Center in Boston, a nonprofit educational organization. His investigation of circumcision includes hundreds of contacts with men, parents, Jews, and professionals.

Dr. Goldman is internationally known for his work on circumcision, and his writing has appeared in medical journals, newspapers, parenting publications, and Jewish periodicals. He has participated in over 200 media interviews, gives lectures and seminars on circumcision, and counsels parents and others.

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