Competencies and skills for remote and rural maternity care: a review of the literature.

  title={Competencies and skills for remote and rural maternity care: a review of the literature.},
  author={Jillian Ireland and Helen Bryers and Edwin R. van Teijlingen and Vanora Hundley and Jane Farmer and Fiona Harris and Janet S Tucker and Alice M Kiger and Jan L Caldow},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  volume={58 2},
AIM This paper reports a review of the literature on skills, competencies and continuing professional development necessary for sustainable remote and rural maternity care. BACKGROUND There is a general sense that maternity care providers in rural areas need specific skills and competencies. However, how these differ from generic skills and competencies is often unclear. METHODS Approaches used to access the research studies included a comprehensive search in relevant electronic databases… CONTINUE READING
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