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Research from McIntosh, Carolyn

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Carolyn McIntosh

Carolyn.McIntosh@op.ac.nz

Carolyn is a Senior Lecturer and Kaiako in the School of Midwifery.
Since arriving in New Zealand in 1981, she has been a rural midwife with a passion for primary midwifery care in the rural setting. Carolyn is also a casual midwife in the primary maternity unit in Balclutha. Carolyn attained a certificate in tertiary teaching and learning in 2009. She has been involved in developing practice courses in a flexible format to enrich student engagement and learning. Carolyn is currently researching the use of video in midwifery student's assessment. Carolyn's other research interest is communities of practice in midwifery which was the focus of her thesis for her Masters Degree in Midwifery.

Research Outputs

Conference Contribution - Other

McIntosh, C. (2018) Evaluating Lecturer experience of a video assessment of student practice skills in an undergraduate midwifery degree programme. Poster presentation at the 15th NZ College of Midwives Conference, 14-15 August, Rotorua.

McIntosh, C. (2018) Video assessment of undergraduate midwifery students’ practice skill. Poster presentation at the 27th National Vocational Education and Training Conference, 15-17 August, Sydney.

McIntosh, C., Miller, S., & Patterson, J. (2017) Video as an assessment tool for undergraduate midwifery students. 31st Triennial International Midwifery Congress (ICM), 18 - 22 June 2017, Toronto, Canada.

McIntosh, C. M. (2015) Video and self-assessment in an undergraduate midwifery degree programme. Vocational education and training research forum. Te Papa, Wellington, New Zealand.

McIntosh, C. (2015) VAMPS: An Alternative to OSCE? 7th Biennial Joan Donley Midwifery Research Forum, Napier, September.

McIntosh, C. M. (2008) Wise women's web: Rural midwives communities of practice. International Confederation of Midwives Congress, Glasgow, Scotland 1st June to 5th June 2008. 15 minute oral presentation.

Davis, D., McIntosh, C. (2008) Women and midwives: Partners in education. International Confederation of Midwives Congress. Glasgow, Scotland 1-5 June 2008 20 minutes. This was a presentation included in the 1.5-hour symposium 'Preparing direct entry midwifery students for autonomous, woman centered practice' presented by the school of midwifery from Otago Polytechnic. this presentation was based on a published article "Davis, D. & McIntosh, C. (2005). Partnership in education: The involvement of service users in one midwifery programme in New Zealand. Nurse education in practice. Elsevier. 5(5), 274-280" Link to article [http://tinyurl.com/8tww5rk]

McIntosh, C. M. (2007) Rural midwives keeping in touch in the changing global environment 5th International Rural and Remote Nurses and Midwives Conference. 6th March 2007 Albury, australia.

Thesis – Masters/Doctoral

McIntosh, C. M. (2007) Wise women's web: Rural midwives communities of practice Otago Polytechnic School of Midwifery Bill Robertson Library

Journal Article

Davis, D. McIntosh, C. (2005) Partnership in education: The involvement of service users in one midwifery programme in New Zealand. Nurse education in practice. Elsevier. 274-280

Davis, D. McIntosh, C. M. (2005) Partnership in midwifery education: The involvement of service users in one midwifery programme in New Zealand. Nurse education in practice

Other

McIntosh,C.M. Pealing, N. (2004) Survey of Public opinion on birthing facility choice in Dunedin Currently being conducted. Intend to send reports to Otago District Health Board, Otago College of midwives and interested consumer groups., Also send a summary for possible publication in the Otago Daily times. Research project currently underway. Data gathering closes on the 16th November. Reports will be ready by the end of 2004

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