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Mentoring program for undergraduate midwifery students

Introduction¬† Internationally, mentoring is an essential part of undergraduate midwifery education. A mentor is different to a preceptor because a…

November 15, 2021
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Decisions aids & staff training needed for shared decision making

Rising rates of induction and caesarean In high-income countries, rates of induction of labour and caesarean section (CS) are rising…

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Supporting new midwifery graduates transition to practice

Transition from midwifery student to graduate After years of dedicated study and hours of supervised practice, the midwifery student finally…

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Making continuity of care experiences work for midwifery students

There has been an expansion in research focussed on how best to prepare midwifery students for practice over recent years….

February 26, 2021
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Preparing students to provide continuity of care

Continuity of midwifery care provides superior maternal and neonatal outcomes (Sandall et al., 2016). Access to continuity of care models…

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The Transforming Maternity Care Collaborative continues to grow

A Collaborative is as strong as the people who contribute to it. The Transforming Maternity Care Collaborative continues to grow….

February 5, 2021
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Midwifery students and birthing women: a valuable relationship

Women value midwifery students and midwifery students value women. One Australian university has begun to collect routine, ongoing, web-based feedback…

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How well does midwifery education prepare graduates to work in continuity of care models?

Access to continuity of midwifery care (CoMC) models in Australia is increasing but the capacity of the emerging midwifery workforce…

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New research from the Transforming Maternity Care Collaborative Team

Collectively, the Transforming Maternity Care Collaborative generate a large volume of high quality, impactful research. This week has seen the…

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Educating midwives of the future: Do professional standards reflect what students need?

In Australia, the standards for education programs leading to registration as a midwife are set by the Australian Nursing and…

August 7, 2020
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