The transition from ‘expert’ Student to ‘novice’ Newly Qualified Midwife

09:30 - 10:00

One day you’re a senior student midwife: confident, competent, invincible!  The next you’re a newly qualified midwife (NQM) with a PIN, autonomy and a reality check!  This presentation will look at the transition from ‘expert’ student to ‘novice’ NQM and suggest strategies for making this transition as smooth and pain-free as possible.