A 3-day intensive PhD course in midwifery science will be held at the University of Iceland in 2019.
The course will be focusing on models and theories and their implications for midwifery practice, research and education in the Nordic region.
Other topics and theories include: salutogenesis, pathogenesis, evidence-based practice and the globally evidence-informed framework for Quality Maternal and New-born Care (QMNC).
By the end of the 3-day course, students will have the knowledge to critically assess and discuss the relevance of different midwifery theories and models, as well as encompassing both quantitative and qualitative methodologies that will also be explored.
The course has been developed by the Nordic network group of academic midwives from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.
Registered PhD students in the Nordic countries, post doctorate researchers or a post master developing a PhD research project are welcome to apply for the course.
The midwifery science course will made up of lectures, group work and discussions, and will be spoken in English.
It will be held from Monday 29 April – Wednesday 1 May 2019, before the Nordic Midwifery Conference Thursday 2 May – Saturday 4 May 2019.
Registration for the course, payments and schedules will be announced by the end of September 2018.
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