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Return to midwifery practice courses: standards and requirements

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These standards and requirements set out the educational standards and requirements expected by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland, formerly An Bord Altranais, for Return to Midwifery Practice education courses.

These are designed to provide guidance to education providers and health care institutions involved in the education of midwives in relation to the development, delivery and evaluation of Return to Midwifery Practice courses.

                This document outlines:

  • Introduction
  • Requirements of NMBI
  • Course participants
  • Learning outcomes
  • Course structure and duration
  • Indicative content
  • Assessment of participant’s competence
  • Entry procedure
  • Number of participants
  • Financial support
  • Participant support
  • Evaluation of the course
  • Competence assessment tool
  • Annual report
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