Medical students and midwives: how do they view each other?

Cheng, Hon C., de Costa, Caroline, and Woods, Cindy (2018) Medical students and midwives: how do they view each other? Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 58 (5). pp. 586-589.

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Abstract

Medical students from James Cook University who had completed their rotation in obstetrics, and midwives working in Cairns Hospital who had undertaken supervision of medical students in the birth suite, were invited to complete anonymous questionnaires on their views of their respective roles in the birth suite. Several issues were identified including increased medical and midwifery student numbers, and lack of communication between midwives and medical students. Increased cooperation and communication between medical and midwifery education providers is urgently needed to improve both student groups' learning experiences.

Item ID: 55979
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 1479-828X
Keywords: birth suite experience, medical students, midwives, obstetric training, vaginal examination
Date Deposited: 31 Oct 2018 07:41
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1114 Paediatrics and Reproductive Medicine > 111402 Obstetrics and Gynaecology @ 100%
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