Compulsory activities to maintain New Zealand Midwifery Annual Practicing Certificate (APC)


Activity
Date
Technical Skills Workshop - compulsory every 3 years
February 2007
Maternal Resuscitation - compulsory every year
October 2007
Infant Resuscitation - compulsory every year
October 2007
Breastfeeding Update - compulsory every 3 years

Midwifery Standards Review - compulsory every 2 years
March 2010
Sign APC Declaration
March 2009
Clinical Practice:
six LMC cases
Locum rural midwife
Last case discharged November 2006

4 weeks Lumsden Maternity Unit July/August 2009

Minimum 50 Points Elective Education and Professional Activity

  • up to 15 points elective education
  • up to 15 points professional activity
  • up to 20 points either elective education or professional activity or both combined

Activity
Points
Date/s
PhD
15
2008/2009
Working with second year midwifery students in LMC context
4 students working with 16 women
3 students working with 9 women
3 students working with 6 women
10
10
10
2004
2005
2006
Article written for New Zealand College of Midwives Journal
at request of editor about Internet tools for midwifery practice
30
2008
Chapter written in midwifery text book:
Women, midwives, partnership and power. Midwifery Best Practice Volume 5 (pp2-6)-. Ed: Sara Wickham. Edinburgh: Elsevier
30
2008
Organization of the virtual International Day of the Midwife
5
2009
Presentation at Australian College of Midwives conference September
15
2009
Development of the virtual birth unit in Second Life and normal birth scenario
?
2009
Organization of the virtual International Day of the Midwife
5
2010
Two presentations at "Breathing new life" obstetric/midwifery conference, July
30
2010