Complementary and Integrative Medicine (CIM) in Midwifery Practice

1:30pm Thursday, 22 February 2018
3:00pm Thursday, 22 February 2018
Webinars
ACM Head Office
Level 1, 222 City Walk
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2600
Australia

**Online registrations have now closed. If you still wish to join this webinar please contact Kirsty Andermahr directly BEFORE 12:30 AEDT (Sydney time). Email: kirsty.andermahr@midwives.org.au, or phone: 1300 360 480.

Requests  received after this 12:30 AEDT will be enrolled to access the recording only.  Non members you will be required to call and provide your payment details to confirm registration.


We are thrilled to announce the online webinar 'Complementary and Integrative Medicine (CIM) in Midwifery Practice'.  This webinar will be presented by Dr Helen Hall, Senior Nursing and Midwifery Lecturer at Monash University.

About the Presenter

Dr Helen Hall is currently employeed as a senior lecturer at Monash University in the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences. She is also a research fellow at the Australian Research Centre for Complementary and Integrative Medicine at UTS, Sydney.

Helen's distinguished career within the healthcare industry expands over 30 years, commencing with nursing and naturopathy before becoming a Registered Midwife. In 2012, Helen completed her PhD exploring the role of complementary medicine in the maternity setting. Her primary research interests is with women's health, specifically integrative medicine, pregnancy care for vulnerable populations, and infant feeding practices.

In addition to extensive expertise in qualitative and mixed methods research in the area of women's health and integrative medicine, Helen also holds professional affiliations as a member of the Midwifery Academics, Australian College of Midwives, International Confederation of Midwives, and Australian College of Nursing.  

About the Webinar

Our February webinar will explore the complementary medicine (CM) by childbearing women.

The learning outcomes for this webinar include:

  • understand the prevalence and motivation for CM use by childbearing women;
  • consider the risks and benefits associated with CM use by childbearing women;
  • explore the common CM modalities used by childbearing women;
  • consider the evidence for common CM used by childbearing women; and
  • identify where to find reliable CM information.

This activity can be used to count towards your continuous professional development. It is the participants responsibility to keep a record of the completion of this activity for the purposes of self-recorded CPD.

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