The midwifery model of practice in B.C. is autonomous, community-based primary care, and incorporates the principles of continuity of care, informed choice, choice of birth setting, collaboration, accountability, ethics, and evidence-based practice.
scope and model of practice provides the broad boundaries of midwifery practice. BCCNM's standards of practice and associated policies detail the minimum requirements for safe practice of midwifery within the midwifery scope and model. The Entry-level Competencies for Registered Midwives provide details of the skills and knowledge expected of a midwife in B.C.
Controls on practice
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