Heartbeat Academy


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Heartbeat International Academy offers life-affirming leaders, staff members, volunteers, and supporters with access to online webinars and courses on a wide variety of topics. In the Academy, you'll find trainings on our core foundational materials, as well as on topics on everything from the history of abortion in the United States to fundraising basics, and from prenatal diagnostic tests to implementing STI testing in your center.

Attention New Students: Heartbeat Academy is getting a new home! Course subscriptions purchased after March 1, 2021 are now found at www.HeartbeatAcademy.org. Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you need assistance locating your courses or migrating your account to the our new home. 

Use the links below to explore the different ways you can use the Academy to enhance the knowledge and skills of you and your organization.

Continuing Education
for Nurses

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for Everyone

Private Courses
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Upcoming Webinars

Birth Control: Not Without Risks

July 14 | 12 pm EST | $9.95 for affiliates!

Dr. Lindsay Rerko will review the common forms of birth control and their associated health risks. From vaginal infections and depression to blood clots and cancer, the current data will be examined.

This training offers 1.0 contact hours for nurses who meet all requirements. Heartbeat International is an approved provider through the California Board of Nursing, Provider Number 16061.

Presented by Dr. Lindsay Rerko

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Going Out and Staying In

July 15 | 12 pm EST | $7.95 for affiliates!

Bringing fun into the maternity home is something that we all know is important. Join Amber Hornsby as she talks about light-hearted, budget-friendly activities to create memories, bring laughter, and enjoy time together. As the Founder and Executive Director of Esther Homes (Minnesota),  Amber is passionate about "doing life together" with the families they welcome and will bring practical and joy-filled wisdom to implementing outings and "in-ings" for your home.

Presented by Amber Hornsby

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Growth and Ministry Development

July 22 | 12 pm EST | $7.95 for affiliates!

Thinking about growth of your pregnancy help organization? Want to learn some guiding ideas on how to expand your ministry? In 15 years, Mary Peterson went from founding a start-up to a multi-state pregnancy help organization with a wide array of programming.  She learned a lot along the way! Join us for the webinar focused on principles of growth and organizational development.

Presented by Mary Peterson

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>> Click here for our recent webinar series on Coronavirus and Your Pregnancy Help Organization!


And remember, you can always access our recorded webinar archives by clicking here

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