Using TENS for Labor

Learn how to safely and properly implement the use of TENS in your birth practice.

After Completion of the TENS in Labor Workshop participants will be able to: 

  • Describe a TENS devise
  • Understand and communicate the two basic ways a TENS can help labor pain
  • Understand the advantages, disadvantages, and contradictions to TENS use in labor
  • Understand the research on TENs for labor
  • Understand how to assemble, and apply stimulation pads 
  •  Explain the differences between a TENS, EMS and Labor TENS
  • Understand how to properly clean your unit
  •  Trouble-shoot a non-working device
  • Successfully implement TENS into your practice


A computer with internet access for the online training

Must be a trained birth professional (certification not required)

A computer with internet access for the online training.

A friend or family member who can model your placement of electrodes. 

A printer and tape, or a set of electrodes

TIME TO COMPLETE COURSE:  Students will have 12 weeks to complete the course, but each module should take no more than 2 hours to complete.
(The average time to complete the entire training is 6 hours).  

Fee:  $75