Home Midwives Education Continuing Midwifery Education The Practicalities of being a Mentor Midwife

The Practicalities of being a Mentor Midwife


This one day interactive workshop explores the concepts of mentoring in Aotearoa context of midwifery practice. The Midwifery Mentoring Toolkit and strategies for midwives to consider when undertaking the professional role as midwifery mentor is explored. A key aspect of the workshop focuses on exploration of reflective midwifery practice.

This workshop is open for all midwives to attend. It is also a mandatory workshop that any midwives considering being a Midwifery First Year of Practice (MFYP) mentor need to attend. Please note: you must have practised for 5 years or more to be eligible to become a MFYP mentor.

Workshop costs:

The workshop is sponsored by the Health Workforce New Zealand through the Midwifery First Year of Practice Programme and therefore is free.

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.