Continuing midwifery education accreditation
Under the requirements of the Recertification Programme for Midwives (2017), the Midwifery Council accredits providers of midwifery continuing education and approves other continuing midwifery education events.
Accreditation is granted to those organisations that demonstrate that they have systems and structures in place in order to provide quality education to midwives that meet the requirements of the Recertification Programme. These organizations have a strong culture of midwifery practice and history and commitment to continuing midwifery education. Council accreditation is granted in the first instance for a period of 12 months.
Schools of midwifery are accredited to provide continuing midwifery education through their pre-registration programme quality assurance processes.
The following organisations are accredited as providers of continuing midwifery education:
Schools of Midwifery
|Ara Institute of Canterbury||Auckland University of Technology|
|Otago Polytechnic||Victoria University of Wellington|
Current status: Continuing midwifery education accreditation is in line with the pre-registration programme accreditation
|Auckland DHB||Lakes DHB||Tairawhiti DHB|
|Bay of Plenty DHB||Midcentral DHB||Taranaki DHB|
|Birthcare||Nelson/Marlborough DHB||Waikato DHB|
|Canterbury DHB||Northland DHB||Waitemata DHB|
|Capital and Coast DHB||New Zealand College of Midwives (NZCOM)||Wairarapa DHB|
|Counties Manukau DHB||St George's Hospital||West Coast DHB|
|Hawkes Bay DHB||South Canterbury DHB||Whanganui DHB|
|Hutt Valley DHB||Southern DHB|
Current status: The above organisations are accredited for the provision of continuing midwifery education until 31 March 2021.
Please use the following application form and template documents when applying for accreditation as a provider of continuing midwifery education. Please allow 20 working days for processing:
- Certificate template
- Midwifery Emergency Skills Refresher certificate template
- Notification of attendance template
- Midwifery Emergency Skills Refresher notification of attendance template
Please use the following application form and template documents when applying for accreditation of an event/s. Applications must be received at least 20 working days before the event/s for processing: