- Ajesh George
- Margaret Duff
- Hannah Dahlen
- Virginia Schmied
- Elaine Burns
- Holly Priddis
Despite the importance of oral health care during pregnancy, pregnant women rarely Midwives are in an ideal position to promote oral health during pregnancy. However, there is currently no formal education regarding maternal oral health available for undergraduate midwifery students. This study aimed to implement and evaluate Australia’s first oral health module delivered to Bachelor of Midwifery students at Western Sydney University. This module could complement the existing MIOH CPD program.
Aims & Objectives
This study aimed to implement and evaluate Australia’s first oral health module delivered to Bachelor of Midwifery students at Western Sydney University.
Alignment with ACIOH’s themes
This study aims to capacity build midwifery students in oral health
By developing and implementing appropriate oral health training among midwifery students, pregnant women are better support to receive timely oral health care