One right way : the midwifes' dilemma : an examination of the influences that have shaped Australian midwifery and the effects of these on the training and practice of midwives

  • Lesley Barclay

Student thesis: Master's Thesis


This work began with an examination of the training and practice of Australian midwives. It sets out to answer the questions:
- How do we see midwives today and why?
- How is the midwife's training and practice defined in regulations and policies?
- What are the origins of the current methods of regulation, training and practice of midwives?
- How does the midwife define her role?
- How is the midwife educated for her role? ...
Date of Award1986
Original languageEnglish
Awarding Institution
  • University of Canberra

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