Title

Midwifery students' experiences: Real time, real benefit, real deal

Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Publication Title

PebblePad: Personalising the Curriculum

Publisher

Pebble Learning

School

School of Nursing and Midwifery / Centre for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Services Research

RAS ID

17338

Comments

Originally published as: Godwin, H., & Patten, J. (2014). Midwifery students’ experiences: Real time, real benefit, real deal. In A. Poot (Ed.), PebblePad: Personalising the curriculum (pp. 85-88). Original publication available here

Abstract

Midwifery students are required to provide evidence of clinical experiences to be able to register as a health professional with the Australian Health Regulation Authority. The evidence is collected in the form of a paper based portfolio. The accreditation standards as set by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Board include 100 antenatal visits, 100 postnatal visits, 40 births, 40 complex cares, and 20 continuity of care experiences. The continuity of care experience involves following a pregnant woman through her child birth period for approximately 20 hours. The standards are currently under review...

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