Throughout the year, CAM brings you lots of exciting webinars, workshops and other learning opportunities. Many of these include a Certificate of Attendance and count towards your Continued Professional Development as a midwife.
Come back to this page often to see all the upcoming events or to watch recordings of past learning opportunities.
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Midwives as Abortion Providers: Moving Advocacy Forward
Recorded March 10, 2023. In partnership with Action Canada. A 90-min presentation for midwives and their allies to move advocacy forward for midwives as abortion providers.
Access to safe and legal abortion is a human right and providing abortion care and post abortion care is part of the role of Canadian midwives. Our partners at Action Canada for Sexual Health & Rights will present their new Policy Brief on Abortion and make the case that midwives have an essential role to play in increasing access.
Action Canada will provide simple and effective ways to to analyze your area and discover potential avenues to create movement on this issue.
IPPF How to talk about abortion: a rights-based messaging guide
CAM Position Statement: Midwives’ Provision of Abortion
Midwives as Vaccinators in Health Systems in Canada
Recorded February 9, 2023 from 01:30 PM – 02:30 PM Join us for our first Community of Practice meeting, where our two Knowledge Leads, Kirsty Bourret, (Midwife, PhD) and Cristina Mattison (PhD) will share their findings on the role Midwives have as vaccinators in Canada. For more information https://canadianmidwives.org/vaccines/
Read the Policy Brief: Investing in Midwifery Associations
Webinar: A Focus on Copper IUDs for Midwifery Practice
This webinar will provide midwives with introductory information regarding the use of copper IUDs in the Canadian context. It will explore advantages, contraindications, recommendations, counseling, and insertion techniques. The aim of the webinar is to enhance midwives’ knowledge and confidence to provide counselling to postpartum clients seeking highly effective, non-hormonal contraception.
Presentation slide deck: 2021 Focus on Copper Intrauterine Contraception
Webinar: Vaccines – We can talk about it
Join Kim Campbell, Jasmine Chatelaine and Wendy Pringle as they look at vaccines and how to talk about them. We’ll look at the challenges and opportunities around making an informed-choice decision, and the role of midwives can play. We’ll also look at a new stand-alone educational model for midwives developed in collaboration with the University of British Columbia.
Get Out of Your Own Way with Carol Cameron
Do you want to grow in your profession, expand your influence, create meaningful change, innovate and lead? Do you have a treasure trove of great ideas that never make it past your own thoughts?
What’s New in Contraception with Nicole Todd
Understand the Society of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) Updated Guidance during Pandemics & Periods of Social Disruption on contraception and women’s health, as well as the definition of “essential” services.
Early Secondary Perineal Repair with Sara Kindberg from GynZone
Since 2013 Aarhus University Hospital has offered all women a postnatal check-up 2-3 days after birth. We provide services for approx. 4.000 vaginal births annually. More than 90% of primiparous women sustain perineal injury or lacerations to the labial area that requires surgical repair following vaginal birth.