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Research from Miller , Suzanne

Suzanne Miller 2

Suzanne Miller

Suzanne.Miller@op.ac.nz

Suzanne is a Principal Lecturer and Kaiako in the School of Midwifery, based at the Wellington satellite site. Since 1991 she has practiced midwifery as a Lead Maternity Carer, offering both home and hospital births, a research interest she focused on for both her Master's, and now PhD, research with Victoria University of Wellington. Suzanne has been an active New Zealand College of Midwives member since 1990 and has been a Midwife Reviewer in the MSR and MFYP programmes. She also holds positions on the Neonatal Encephalopathy Working Group of the Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee, the Midwifery Council of New Zealand Professional Conduct Committee, and is an expert advisor to the Health and Disability Commissioner. Suzanne has been teaching in both the undergraduate and postgraduate midwifery programmes since 2010, including supervision at a distance with Master of Midwifery students living both within and outside Aotearoa New Zealand.

Research Outputs

Conference Contribution - Other

Miller, S. (2018) Risk, autonomy and the first birth place. New Zealand College of Midwives Biennial Conference, Rotorua, New Zealand August 24-25, 2018.

Carpenter, B., Miller, S. (2018) Should I stay or should I go? LMC perceptions of handover of midwifery care for epidural. New Zealand College of Midwives Biennial Conference, Rotorua, New Zealand August 24-25, 2018

Journal Article

Miller, S. & Griffiths, C. (2017) Online postgraduate midwifery education increases knowledge integration into practice: Insights from a survey of Otago Polytechnic’s postgraduate midwifery students. New Zealand College of Midwives Journal, 53, 53-59. QA involves a double-blind review process by two independent reviewers.

Patterson, J., Baddock, S., Pairman, S., Griffiths, C., & Miller, S. (2015) Evaluation of the learning components of a blended Bachelor of Midwifery programme: Student perceptions of how these contributed to their learning and their readiness for practice (2015) New Zealand College of Midwives Journal, 51:50-58

Dixon, L., Prileszky, G., Guilliland, K., Miller, S. & Anderson, J. (2014) Place of birth and outcomes for a cohort of low risk women in New Zealand: A Comparison with Birthplace England. New Zealand College of Midwives Journal 50:118. QA involves a double-blind review process by two independent reviewers.

Miller, S. & Skinner, J. (2012) Are first time mothers who plan homebirth more likely to receive evidence-based care? A Comparative study of home and hospital care provided by the same midwives. BIRTH: Issues in Perinatal Care 39(2); 135 - 144. Articles submitted to this international journal are double-blind peer-reviewed by two reviewers.

Dixon, L., Prileszky, G., Guilliland, K., Hendry, C., Miller, S., & Anderson, J. (2012) What evidence supports the use of free-standing midwifery led units (Primary units) in New Zealand/Aotearoa? New Zealand College of Midwives Journal 46;13-20.

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