Patti Barnes, a Certified Professional Midwife (CPM), licensed midwife in the state of Virginia, retired EMT, certified Neonatal Resuscitator, and CPR Instructor, has been a practicing midwife and medical missionary for the past 30 years. She is both a midwifery and childbirth educator, having also lectured at various Christian colleges and institutions throughout the United States. She has appeared internationally on the 3ABN television network. She is now the Director of the Midwifery Program at Hartland College in Rapidan, VA.