A-EQUIP (advocating for education and quality improvement) is the new
employer led model of midwifery supervision. The model promotes a continuous
improvement process through staff development, and action to improve quality
and experience of care.
The professional midwifery advocate (PMA) is the new leadership and
advocacy role designed to deploy the A-EQUIP model. Our course will prepare you to undertake the role of PMA, and is
for midwives who have completed the preparation of supervisors of midwives
We see the role of the PMA as an ambassador for cultural change and believe this role will ensure that women, babies, families and communities remain at the centre of all that we do.
We want to enable you to work with the A-EQUIP model, and believe A-EQUIP will have a positive impact on the physical and emotional wellbeing of midwives and those working in maternity services, and will also improve the safety, quality and kindness to the mothers and babies that we work with.
On our course, you will:
At the end of our course, you will be equipped to:
Dates: 1, 2 and 26 February, and 2 March 2018 10:00-16:00.
Please note that the course will only run if there are enough candidates booked onto the programme and that a decision regarding this will be made a week before the start of the course.