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Standards for midwife Practitioners of external cephalic version: A Delphi study

Walker, S., Perilakalathil, P., Moore, J., Gibbs, C. L., Reavell, K. and Crozier, K. (2015). Standards for midwife Practitioners of external cephalic version: A Delphi study. Midwifery, 31(5), e79-e86. doi: 10.1016/j.midw.2015.01.004


IntroductionExpansion of advanced and specialist midwifery practitioner roles across professional boundaries requires an evidence-based framework to evaluate achievement and maintenance of competency. In order to develop the role of Breech Specialist Midwife to include the autonomous performance of external cephalic version within one hospital, guidance was required on standards of training and skill development, particularly in the use of ultrasound.

Publication Type: Article
Additional Information: © 2015, Elsevier. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International
Publisher Keywords: Midwives; Training; Breech; Cephalic version; Ultrasound
Subjects: R Medicine > RG Gynecology and obstetrics
Departments: School of Health Sciences > Midwifery & Radiography
Date available in CRO: 22 Apr 2015 13:04
Date deposited: 21 September 2016
Date of first online publication: 2015
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