Volume 20 (2021)

V20N2 COVER

The Application of Health Leadership Competencies Around the World to the Canadian Midwifery Profession: A Scoping Review

 

Abigail Corbin, RM, MHM, Elizabeth Darling, MSc, PhD, Tracy Pearce-Kelly, RM MHM(c), and Kathryn Wise, OTD, MHSc, BHSc, BA, OT Reg (Ont)

 

ABSTRACT

Objectives: To review and map the key leadership competencies and frameworks created by health care professionals and health leaders across the globe. To use the themes that emerge to create a new leadership framework...

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Understanding the Limitations of Maternity Cost Studies: Why Context Matters

 

Kellie Thiessen, RM, RN, PhD, Julia Witt, Alexander Peden, MA, PhD(c), Margaret Haworth-Brockman, BSc, MSc, Nathan Nickel, MPH, PhD, Margaret Morris, MD, FRCSC, MEd, Kristine Robinson BScN, RM, MSc, Ivy Bourgeault, PhD, and Shelley Derksen, BSc, MSc

 

ABSTRACT

Background: Limited, publicly available evidence exists to inform maternity care workforce planning in Manitoba as well as elsewhere in Canada....

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Registered Midwives’ Experiences and Self-Assessed Competence with Sexual Health Counselling

 

Samantha Wong-Merrick, BSc, MD, FRCSC, Lori Brotto, PhD, RPsych, and Zoë Hodgson, BSc, BMW, PhD, RM

 

ABSTRACT

Background: Pregnancy and the postpartum period raise many sexual health concerns for women. Registered midwives (RMs) care for an increasing proportion of Canadian pregnancies. The study objective was to assess RMs’ experiences providing sexual health counselling.

Methods: A 22-item questionnaire exploring...

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