Rural workshops


The Midwifery Recruitment and Retention Service would like to invite Rural LMC midwives to attend one of the following workshops being held in several rural locations throughout New Zealand. You must be practicing as a rural community midwife to book onto these workshops

Rural:  A-Z of perineal care:

27 May – Queenstown  FULLY BOOKED

18 August – Kerikeri
13 October – Hokitika

Rural: Safety and sensitivity in postnatal care
11 August – Motueka
15 September – Whanganui

How to Book
To register your interest to attend one of the Rural workshops you will need to click on “Register your interest now” button. Your registration will be confirmed by the education administrator and a confirmation email will be sent to you confirming your place on the workshop.

Register your interest now

Please ensure you specify the workshop region and date you would like to attend.

Rural:  A-Z of perineal care:
This full day interactive workshop will provide midwives with the opportunity of exploring current evidence to support midwifery practice in relation to perineal care throughout the antenatal, labour and birthing and postnatal periods.  The workshop will also discuss and provide opportunities for midwives to refresh their skills on perineal assessment and perineal repair following birth. The workshop will also focus on the midwives role in supporting women following birth to enhance women’s experiences in the postnatal period

Rural: Safety and sensitivity in postnatal care
This full day interactive workshop, explores current evidence to support postnatal midwifery care. Midwives will be encouraged to consider how optimal care can be enhanced and provided.  The workshop provides a holistic approach to explore the physical, spiritual, social and emotional aspects of well being following birth. The workshop will include opportunities to refresh skills through interactive learning.

Workshop costs:
The workshops are fully funded through Midwifery Recruitment and Retention so there is no cost to attend. To enable professional discussion places are limited, book early to avoid disappointment.

The New Zealand College of Midwives is approved as a provider of continuing midwifery education by the Midwifery Council.

The College has allocated this workshop 8 hours of continuing midwifery education.