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Insights and innovations in midwifery education, the past, present and future

  • Allison Cummins
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    Corresponding author.
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    School of Nursing and Midwifery, College of Health, Medicine and Wellbeing, University of Newcastle, Australia
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  • Andrea Gilkison
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    School of Nursing and Midwifery, College of Health, Medicine and Wellbeing, University of Newcastle, Australia

    Faculty Academic Quality and Development, Centre for Midwifery and Women's Health Research, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
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Published:January 02, 2023DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2022.12.009
      In 2022, according to the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) Essential Competencies for Midwifery Practice and the framework of the ICM Global Standards for Midwifery Education [

      International Confederation of Midwives, ICM Global Standards for Midwifery Education, (2021); Available from: https://www.internationalmidwives.org/assets/files/general-files/2021/09/global-standards-for-midwifery-education_2021_en.pdf. (cited 2022 29th March).

      ], a midwife is defined as having successfully completed a midwifery education programme that is based on those standards.
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