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Resources for Midwives
The Emergency Skills Programs provide continuing education in critical emergency skills within a midwifery context both in hospital and out-of-hospital settings.
The Canadian Association of Midwives (CAM) and the National Council of Indigenous Midwives (NCIM) are partnering with McMaster University on a project to build the capacity of midwives to recognize and respond safely to family violence.
Understand the barriers and facilitators to the implementation and integration of midwives as vaccine providers in health systems in Canada
The Canadian Journal of Midwifery Research and Practice (CJMRP) is now 100% online. The CJMRP is Canada’s national, peer-reviewed midwifery journal, publishing research relevant to midwives and midwifery practice for over 20 years. Since 2003, members of CAM received the printed publication three times per year in their mailbox. The Journal is now going digital!… Read More »CJMRP is Now 100% Online.
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and Online Learning for Midwives The Canadian Association of Midwives (CAM) is developing an educational platform that will offer continuing professional development (CPD) and other online learning opportunities for midwives. The initial platform and content launch will take place this Spring, 2024. From there, we plan to build out a larger… Read More »CAM Online Learning Survey
March 12, 2024 from 12:00 PM – 01:00 PM ET Vaccine hesitancy is defined as an attitude resulting in delay or refusal of vaccines. While this phenomenon is complex, research shows a recommendation from a trusted health care provider helps address it. Although midwifery scope varies, midwives are responsible for providing immunization counselling and education, as well as recommending… Read More »Special Webinar: Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy: Emerging Tools for Clinicians
Article by Stephen Brun/CBC, Feb. 1, 2024 After decades of proponents calling for the service, Health P.E.I. has hired its first two midwives to provide care both before and after new births on the Island. The midwives began working at Charlottetown’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital on Jan. 30, and can offer care prior to birth and… Read More »P.E.I. finally has its first official midwives (CBC)