• 07 Nov , 2022 Bruna Bimbato
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6 months because the launch of ICM’s new e-learning platform for ongoing midwifery growth

Skilled Growth On-line: 6 months because the launch of ICM’s new e-learning platform for ongoing midwifery growth 

ICM Member Associations spoke, and we listened. By its bi-annual member survey, MAs representing each ICM area referred to as out the necessity for improved and accessible skilled growth alternatives. ICM responded by creating and launching the brand new ICM e-Studying Platform, which is now obtainable to all ICM member midwives’ associations and their members. The platform options 5 modules:   

  • Orientation to ICM   
  • Respectful Maternity Care  
  • Monetary Strengthening of Midwives’ Associations 
  • Mentoring  
  • Advocacy  

The e-Studying Platform is a forever-evolving skilled useful resource. ICM plans to work with companions, together with its Members Associations and consultants in digital studying to repeatedly create new modules related and aware of the evolving midwifery panorama.  

“ICM firmly believes that by strengthening the abilities of midwives and their associations, we will strengthen the midwifery career and the well being and prosperity of future generations,” mentioned ICM Chief Govt, Dr. Sally Pairman, in talking in regards to the platform {and professional} midwives’ affiliation wants.   

ICM workers and Board Members, along with representatives from a number of midwives’ associations have examined the platform to make sure its readiness to be used by all ICM stakeholders. 

Right here’s what some representatives of ICM’s member associations have mentioned in regards to the platform: 

“I had an exquisite studying expertise with ICM e-Studying. My mentor (a senior Midwife tutor) and I went by way of the modules, and it was wonderful. Whereas taking courses, I actively made notes and after I completed all of the programs, I nonetheless went again to seek the advice of the platform generally due to how wealthy the supplies have been.” 

—Reward Dahunsi, Registered Nigerian Nurse-Midwife 

“The ICM e-Studying platform is nice as a result of it has taught me that mentorship is not only one-sided, however achieved by way of efficient communication and understanding between the mentor and the mentee” 

— Edith Niber, Registered Ghanaian Midwife 

“The ICM e-Studying platform is effective for ICM member associations as a result of it creates a platform to speak new concepts. It offers members the power to realize data and develop superior abilities.” 

— Doreen Mwazani, Registered Malawian Nurse Midwife 

“It was wonderful to make use of the ICM e-Studying platform. I discovered new progressions and updates about midwifery, and I discovered extra about the best way to use expertise and data communication in my advocacy, which has significantly supported my work within the Younger Midwife Leaders (YML) Programme. I can say this platform has been an enormous help for me.” 

  Augustin Harushimana, Registered Burundian Midwife and founder and chairperson of The Midwife in Motion’s Affiliation Burundi 

“The e-learning platform was an actual discovery for me. It gives so many instruments, every one as helpful as the opposite. The mentoring program was by far my favorite half. Having gone by way of this platform I’m extra geared up than ever to play my function as a Younger Midwife Chief (YML) and to share what I’ve discovered with my midwifery affiliation in Haiti. 
I’m satisfied that each midwife ought to be capable of use this platform to raised grasp the significance of midwifery on this planet, to grasp how ICM is structured, and to learn the way vital it’s to be extra actively concerned in midwifery actions. Collectively we will make midwifery higher, we will make the world higher.” 

Jeffthanie Mathurin, Registered Haitian Midwife and the Communications Officer of the Affiliation of the Haitian Midwives 

We encourage our ICM member midwives’ associations to go to the platform and start their e-learning journey at present. Our aim is to make sure that learners have a seamless expertise throughout the platform and that the content material of the modules is related to their skilled wants. Upon getting created your free account, you can find data on the best way to submit suggestions about your expertise. 

Create your free ICM e-Studying account 

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