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Evaluating postgraduate midwifery students' experiences of a model of blended learning

The Master of Midwifery Practice (MMP) is a newly accredited postgraduate midwifery course offered in a university in Western Australia, and successful completion of the course leads to registration...

Midwifery in the 21st century: Are students prepared for the challenge?

Resilience can be defined as ‘the ability to maintain personal and professional wellbeing in the face of ongoing work stress and adversity’ (McCann et al, 2013: 61) Stress is an individual's reaction...

An evaluation of the first year of an enquiry-based learning midwifery curriculum

The fundamental aim of pre- and post-registration midwifery education is to develop safe, competent practitioners ‘so that, on registration, they can assume full responsibility and accountability for...

Welcome to practice: A guide for the first labour ward placement

Student midwives must be able to demonstrate that they have the competence, knowledge and skills to be deemed fit to practise at the point of registration, not only in the performance of routine...

The development of midwifery education in Brunei Darussalam

The contemporary definition of a midwife is greatly influenced by international organisations In 1972, the International Confederation of Midwives' (ICM) definition of a midwife was formally accepted...

Transition to midwifery: Collaborative working between university and maternity services

The first few months’ experiences of a newly qualified midwife's first post have an impact on the individual's confidence and the overall quality of the maternity service offered to the women and...

Embedding the 6 Cs: Problem-based learning the Bradford way

Problem-based learning (PBL) is an educational strategy that has been used in medical and other health-care education since its development at McMaster University in the 1970s (Barrows, 1996) PBL...

The value of preceptorship for newly qualified midwives

Preceptorship in midwifery is a term used to describe a period of support given to newly qualified midwives to enable them to develop their knowledge and skills within their new working environment...

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