Abigail is the architect of the clinical simulation used throughout this training course and has a diverse professional career of over 20 years in both Nursing and Midwifery. Abigail qualified as a Registered Adult Nurse in 2000, an Oncology Adult Nurse in 2003 and a Registered Midwife in 2006; and maintains current NMC registration with regular clinical practice. Abigail completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Medical Ethics and Law in 2008 and a Mentorship course in 2007. Abigail is currently undertaking training and certification as an Expert Witness.
Abigail also has overseas experience and worked as a registered Midwife in Western Canada with a hugely different health care system and model of midwifery for nearly 4 years; providing full continuity of care from 8 weeks gestation to 6 weeks postpartum, with 90% planned out of hospital births. This included First Nations clients at three reserves and Obstetric on call cover for GP clients. As well as teaching and mentoring midwifery, nursing, and medical students with the provincial training programmes. And membership of the Conduct and Competence Committee with The College of Alberta of Midwives (Professional Regulatory Body), the Alberta Health Services Provincial Midwifery Executive Committee and Association of Midwives of Alberta. Abigail also contributed to raising the profile of this ‘fledging’ profession her from experience as an international midwife from an established midwifery infrastructure, implementing change and reviewing outcomes, as well as writing practice guidelines and policies and weekly case reviews.
Abigail is an experienced Nurse and Midwife in both hospital, community, and research settings; within women’s, surgical, medical, emergency, mental health, bereavement, and palliative care. As well as senior clinical nursing and midwifery leadership roles. Abigail spent nearly 2 years as a Maternity Investigator for the Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch (HSIB) which involved intensive, national training in advanced skills in interviewing, report writing, liaising, negotiating, and supporting families and staff, following bereavement and serious incidents.
Abigail has continued to demonstrate a commitment and enthusiasm for expert patient care, quality, safety, and service improvement, and caring and collaborative working throughout her career. Being an integral part of the curriculum development and simulation design for this course has been an exciting opportunity to continue with this passion.
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|February 21, 2022||Training Delivered Online
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|March 7, 2022||Training Delivered Online
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