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Virtual International Day of the Midwife 2009

Here is the program of online events and activities that celebrated International Day of the Midwife 2009 on May 5th. You can view resources and recordings of live sessions by clicking on the relevant links.

How to watch the recordings of the live Elluminate sessions

The Elluminate meeting room is sponsored by Otago Polytechnic. To watch the Elluminate recordings, you will need to download Java on to your computer. Here are instructions on how to play the recordings.

Click onto "Session" at the top left hand side of the recording.


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Click onto "Show recording index". Then click onto which ever presentation you wish to listen to and press the green "Play" symbol.



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Disclaimer: The views presented by speakers are not necessarily those of the School of Midwifery, Otago Polytechnic.

Program

Activity
New Zealand Time
World Time
Contact/Facilitator
Instructions
Mary Sidebottom: How to move the bed: Changing the culture of the labour ward
May 5th 12.00 hours
Here
Mary Sidebottom:
marysidy(at)hotmail.com
Recording: http://elluminate.tekotago.ac.nz/play_recording.html?recordingId=1239314642011_1241474309453
Deborah Davis come & network, & learn more about how SL is being used in midwifery education.
13.00
Here
Deb Davis: ddavis(at)tekotago.ac.nz
"Te Wāhi Whānau/ The Birth Place" http://slurl.com/secondlife/Kowhai/82/213/35/
Anna Hughes. Sustainable parenting: I will be basing in my latest post http://annahughes.blogspot. com/2009/04/sustainability- and-midwifery.html.
14.00
Here
Sarah Stewart
Anna Hughes, Lecturer, Otago Polytechnic, Dunedin, New Zealand
Recording: http://elluminate.tekotago.ac.nz/play_recording.html?recordingId=1239314642011_1241474309453
Manavi Handa (Toronto). The Ethics of Cesarean Section on Demand - a Global Perspective
15.00
Here
Deb Davis:
ddavis(at)tekotago.ac.nz
Elective Cesarean Section, Patient Demand Cesarean and Cesarean Section on Demand all refer to the growing phenomenon of women requesting
cesarean section to avoid giving birth vaginally. This presentation will look at this issue from an ethical perspective and offer a feminist analysis of the issue.
Recording: http://elluminate.tekotago.ac.nz/play_recording.html?recordingId=1239314642011_1241474309453
Midwives and motherhood seen through the lens. Animoto video of images from Flickr:
http://animoto.com/play/ LFU8Y5yntjaulrxf3JdRCA
16.00
Here

http://animoto.com/play/ LFU8Y5yntjaulrxf3JdRCA
Watch the video and leave a comment. What are your thoughts after watching the video? Do those images depict what midwifery and motherhood is about? Finally, have a go at making your own Animoto video.
SLENZ. Using Second Life to explore the issues of birth environment - a video that explains how "Te Wāhi Whānau/ The Birth Place" has been developed as part of a midwifery education research project.
http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=w6fRxfDEoRU
17.00
Here
Sarah Stewart
sarahstewart07(at)gmail.com
or
Deborah Davis
ddavis(at)gmail.com
for more details about the project
http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=w6fRxfDEoRU
Listen to midwives including Maralyn Fourer, Nicky Leap, Caroline Homer, Deborah Davis and Sarah Stewart talk about the effect of the environment on birth, and how that can be explored in a virtual simulation such as Second Life.
Carolyn McIntosh. Discussion about the new undergraduate blended learning programme for midwifery education in the South Island of New Zealand
18.00
Here
Carolyn McIntosh
A brief presentation describing the new blended learning undergraduate midwifery education programme followed by an opportunity for questions and general discussion
Recording: http://elluminate.tekotago.ac.nz/play_recording.html?recordingId=1239314642011_1241474309453
Sarah Stewart and Marianne Haueter. Conversation about midwifery in New Zealand and Switzerland.
19.00
Here
Sarah Stewart: sarahstewart07(at)gmail.com
Recording: http://elluminate.tekotago.ac.nz/play_recording.html?recordingId=1239314642011_1241474309453
Jean Patterson. Decision making in rural maternity care. PowerPoint presentation in Slideshare: http://www.slideshare.net/sarahs/decision-making-in-rural-maternity-care
20.00
Here
Jean Patterson
Please contact Jean Patterson if you would like more information about her research and work in rural maternity care.
http://www.slideshare.net/sarahs/decision-making-in-rural-maternity-care
Tim Johnson. UK Nurse and Midwife Education Group in Second Life
20.30
Here
"Tim" Johnson k.johnson@worc.ac.uk
http://slurl.com/secondlife/University%20of%20Worcester/55/113/29
Ans Luyben. Women's views of antenatal care in three European countries, some results & implications
21.00
Here
Sarah Stewart
sarahstewart07(at)gmail.com
Presentation by Ans Luyben.
Recording: http://elluminate.tekotago.ac.nz/play_recording.html?recordingId=1239314642011_1241474309453
Pam Harnden. Twitter catch up.
Midwives within social media, use of alternative means of delivering childbirth education & reaching young mums
22.00
Here
Pam Harnden: pam.harnden@gmail.com
http://twitter.com/PamDH
Dr Rafat Jan: Midwifery and Pakistan
22.00
Here
Sarah Stewart
sarahstewart07(at)gmail.com
Recording: http://elluminate.tekotago.ac.nz/play_recording.html?recordingId=1239314642011_1241474309453
Atf Gheriss. From the Traditional Birth Attendant to the Midwifery student in Tunisia: an evolutive professional identity
23.00
Here
Sarah Stewart sarahstewart07(at)gmail.com
Atf Gheriss
atfgherissi(at)yahoo.fr
Recording: http://elluminate.tekotago.ac.nz/play_recording.html?recordingId=1239314642011_1241474309453
Elinor Clarke. Centre for Interprofessional e-learning (CIPeL)
24.00
Here
Elinor Clarke:
e.clarke@coventry.ac.uk
http://slurl.com/secondlife/Coventry%20University/245/199/25
Pauline Costins. Cyber-talk the legal and ethical implications of blogging and midwifery talk.
May 6th 01.00
Here
Sarah Stewart
Pauline Costins
http://infomidwife.blogspot.com
infomidwife.paulinerose@gmail.com
Recording: http://elluminate.tekotago.ac.nz/play_recording.html?recordingId=1239314642011_1241474309453
The American College of Nurse-Midwives: Using Wordle to show what midwifery is all about.
02.00
Here
Melissa Garvey
http://acnm-midwives.blogspot.com
http://www.wordle.net/gallery/wrdl/811510/IDM2009
Go to www.wordle.net and create word collages about midwifery. I posted mine (http://www.wordle.net/gallery/wrdl/811510/IDM2009) on Midwife Connection (the ACNM blog, www.midwife.org/blog). Feel free to leave a link to yours in the comment section.
Here is the Wordle made from the program of the virtual IDM 2009 by Sarah Stewart.
What does being a midwife mean to you? This is the question asked by Robyne, a first year midwifery student in Adelaide, Australia, and one midwife's reply:
http://www.slideshare.net/sarahs/internataional-day-of-the-midwife-2009-my-midwifery-story
03.00
Here
Sarah Stewart
Sarahstewart07@gmail.com
Listen to the slidecast, think about the questions that are asked, and answer in the comment section below the slideshow - join in the conversation - why did you become a midwife, what are the best aspects of the role and what challenges do you face?
http://www.slideshare.net/sarahs/internataional-day-of-the-midwife-2009-my-midwifery-story
Lisa Hanson. Ten years experience with hybrid online nurse-midwifery education in the USA. Full abstract here.
04.00
Here
Sarah Stewart
sarahstewart07@gmail.com
Recording: http://elluminate.tekotago.ac.nz/play_recording.html?recordingId=1239314642011_1241474309453
Mavis Schorn. Third stage of labor management - discussion of active versus physiologic management. What do you do? Why? How do you decide? Goal is for discussion rather than lengthy presentation.
05.00
Here
Mavis Schorn
mavis.schorn@vanderbilt.edu

Lorna Davies. A Carbon Footprint Model of Excellence? Midwifery & Sustainability
06.00
Here
Lorna Davies
daviesl@cpit.ac.nz
Recording:
http://elluminate.tekotago.ac.nz/play_recording.html?recordingId=1240441981833_1241545534672
Why mums matter: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=txfvyA9U_Ek&feature=fvsr
07.00
Here

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=txfvyA9U_Ek&feature=fvsr
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Eleni Hadjigeorgiou. Medicalisation of childbirth in Cyprus: http://www.slideshare.net/sarahs/medicalization-of-childbirth-in-cyprus
07.00
Here

Slideshare presentation by Eleni Hadjigeorgiou.

http://www.slideshare.net/sarahs/medicalization-of-childbirth-in-cyprus
Maggie Traoré/Drissa Ouédraogo, White Ribbon Alliance/Burkina Faso. Film/Discussion: "Avec Nous" – Why do women die giving birth? Safe Motherhood: everyone has a part to play.
Maggie Traoré/Drissa Ouédraogo, Alliance du Ruban Blanc/Burkina Faso. Film/Débat: "Avec Nous" – Pourquoi les femmes meurent-elles en voulant donner la vie? La maternité au moindre risque: chacun sa rôle a jouer.
08.00
Here
Deborah Davis
ddavis(at)tekotago.ac.nz
Unfortunately, a technology problem meant that this session did not go ahead.
Sarah Stewart. How midwives can use the Internet to network and collaborate in the wider international midwifery community - a short Prezi presentation:
http://prezi.com/55137/
09.00
Here
Sarah Stewart
http://prezi.com/55137/
If you have any problems getting the presentation to ove, just keep clicking the 'play' button on the right at te bottom.
Prezi takes a little time to get the hang of, but makes a nice change to PowerPoint for presentations.
Bob Green. East Carolina University College of Nursing (ECU CON), Greenville, North Carolina, U.S. will host a Second Life in-world roundtable discussion focusing on technology projects and community outreach initiatives. Full abstract here.
10.00
Here
Bob Green: GREEN(at)ecu.edu
Meet at "Te Wāhi Whānau/ The Birth Place" http://slurl.com/secondlife/Kowhai/82/213/35/
Deborah Davis. Case-loading Midwifery in New Zealand: Bridging the normal/abnormal divide "with woman". Abstract
11.00
Here
Deborah Davis
ddavis(at)tekotago.ac.nz
Recording:
http://elluminate.tekotago.ac.nz/play_recording.html?recordingId=1239314642011_1241563530366

How to get more information

If you would like information about the resources or how to use the technology, please contact the organisers of the event:

Sarah Stewart

Deborah Davis


Getting your feedback

We would love to hear your views and feedback about this virtual event, so please either contact us or complete this feedback form


How to use Second Life

Here is information and resources that will help you set up your avatar in Second Life and become familiar with SL.

Here are some places to visit in Second Life that will help your orientation to Second Life.

UK Virtual Hospital in London. It is a step by step guide on how to use the different keyboard controls:
http://slurl.com/secondlife/UK Virtual Hospital/113/115/24


New Media Consortium. This is a great place to go after a little practice at the UK Virtual Hospital: http://slurl.com/secondlife/NMC Orientation/109/113/39

You can also visit East Carolina University's College of Nursing IDoM Tent at http://slurl.com/secondlife/ECU%20IV/101/184/25.

Second Life Names


Once you have your avatar, please add your name to the table below so that others can easily contact you in SL.

Name
Second Life Name
Sarah Stewart, Second Life Education New Zealand
Petal Stransky
Deborah Davis, Otago Polytechic, New Zealand
Aastra Apfelbaum
Bob Green, East Carolina University College of Nursing
Shorty McCullough