Perinatal Loss: Preparation for Certification


When: March 24, 2017 • 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Where: Regions Hospital

Faculty: Lindsey J. Wimmer, MSN, CPNP, CPLC

Executive Director, Star Legacy Foundation


What: Certification in Perinatal Loss Care is a relatively new opportunity for professionals who care for families in their darkest hours through the loss of a baby. Only a handful of individuals in Minnesota hold this certification. This course is designed to orient individuals to the scope of content covered in the certification examination. Successful certification is not guaranteed following the completion of this workshop.

Who: The Certified in Perinatal Loss Care (CPLC®) examination is designed for professionals in a health care role that provide to those experiencing perinatal loss. Candidates must hold a professional degree and appropriate current, unrestrictive license as a registered nurse, physician, psychologist, counselor, child life specialist, social worker or chaplain, and have evidence of work in their profession and in the area of perinatal loss care and/or bereavement support.


Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Review definitions and unique qualities of perinatal loss
  • Identify evidence-based interventions for use with families experiencing perinatal loss
  • Discuss the role of culture in perinatal loss experiences
  • Incorporate holistic care and care of the extended family into a plan for families experiencing perinatal loss
  • Review outline for Perinatal Loss Care Certification examination
  • Demonstrate evidence-based care in perinatal loss situations

Continuing Education: Continuing education credits will be available for this course.

To register: Contact Adele Clobes

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