Midwifery Communication and Documentation Course

Midwifery Communication and Documentation Course

Midwifery CPD Program

Target Audience:

Registered midwives (and midwifery students), nurses and physicians working in British Columbia.

Course Format: Online - available anytime, anywhere, on any device
Anytime, anywhere, on any device
Online Module from Vancouver BC


This course is divided into four lessons:

  • Introduction: This section highlights the role of communication and documentation in supporting best care outcomes.
  • Regulations and the Law: This sections reviews the statutes and policies that dictate communication and documentation standards.
  • Communication and Teamwork: This section provides tools to support effective communication.
  • Documenting Care: This section reviews the purpose of documentation, the role of the intellectual footprint, the six essential elements of the records and how ensure the medical record reflects credible and defensible practice.  

How to access the eLearning course

  • STEP 1Register 
    • Complete the registration form
    • Note for student learners: please use the discount code you received from your program.

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Skills Gained

Upon completion of this module, learners will be able to:

  1. Describe the legal, regulatory and professional requirements of midwives as related to documentation and the medical record.
  2. Discuss the role of communication in client care outcomes.
  3. Identify effective communication strategies for ensuring client safety.
  4. Describe the role and content of handover tools.
  5. Describe the following documentation tools and their role within medical records.
  6. Identify a variety of midwife-client encounters and document appropriately leaving an intellectual footprint.
  7. Discuss the impact of technology on documentation and incorporate safe standards for maintaining appropriate medical records.


$30 + tax for Registered BC Midwives and other Healthcare Providers

No fee for Undergraduates and Bridging Students in UBC Midwifery Program

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