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StudentMidwife.NET

  1. Welcome to SMNET!

    Welcome to the world's largest education based online midwifery community. Pop in here to introduce yourself, make friends, catch up on the latest midwifery news and win midwifery goodies.
    1. SMNET Announcements

      Updates, news and announcements from the SMNET team.
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      Latest: April's Nursing Quiz MrsCavill, Apr 18, 2014 at 09:36
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  2. Getting Started

    All you need to get you started if you are considering a career in midwifery or nursing. Advice, guidance and support for those applying or preparing for interview.
    1. Thinking Of Applying

      Thinking of becoming a midwife or nurse? Find support, guidance, advice and lots of like minded folks to help you on your way to achieving your dream career.
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    2. Applications and Interviews

      Get support in applying and share in the highs and the lows of the application process, with official threads for each University.
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      Latest: City University London 2014 brooklyn91, Apr 19, 2014 at 22:36
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    3. Access to Higher Education: Nursing, Midwifery and Healthcare Professions

      Come here to get support and guidance if you are studying on an Access to HE course.
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      Latest: Looking for July buddies?? ElflinBean, Apr 19, 2014 at 23:32
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    4. A Levels and Others

      Come here to get support and direction with A levels, AS levels and other qualifications.
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      Latest: The Official A Level Thread! :) Ajoanneh, Apr 19, 2014 at 22:28
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    5. Student Midwife To Be Discussion

      This area is for people with offers of a place at university. Come here to share your questions, concerns and meet other student midwives to be. For interview or application information please see Applications, Interviews & Open days
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      Latest: Planners For Student Midwives Sunny, Apr 20, 2014 at 01:10
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  3. Midwifery Forums

    Everything you wanted to know about the world of midwifery.
    1. Midwifery News & Announcements

      Discuss the latest developments and news from the world of midwifery here
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      Latest: Goodbye SMNET Sunny, Apr 20, 2014 at 00:37
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    2. General Midwifery Discussions

      A place for general midwifery discussion and debate.
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      Latest: Keeping Birth Normal Conference Betsy Boo, Apr 19, 2014 at 21:49
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    3. Assignments, Dissertations & Exams (Midwifery)

      Support, guidance and discussion with midwifery assignments, dissertations, exams and projects.
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      Latest: 3rd Person Reflection Help PrettyRedSky, Apr 19, 2014 at 12:59
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    4. Clinical Placements & Electives (Midwifery)

      Ask questions and share your placement experiences and thoughts.
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      Latest: SMNET Catch of the Week 14th April 2014 Kayl6449, Apr 19, 2014 at 18:18
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    5. Clinical Skills & Assessments (Midwifery)

      Discuss clinical skills, completing your portfolio and preparing for (and surviving!) clinical assessments.
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      Latest: OSCE notes - Obstetric Emergencies iolaus, Apr 19, 2014 at 13:03
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    6. Midwifery Outside of the UK

      Students and Midwives of the world unite! Come share your experiences, knowledge, practice and thoughts with your international friends.
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      Latest: Laurentian 2014 Applicants?! Primadoula, Apr 19, 2014 at 15:13
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  4. Nursing Forums

    Everything you want to know or ask about the world of Nursing.
    1. Nursing News & Announcements

      Discuss the latest developments and news from the world of nursing here.
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      Latest: Blood glucose monitors Justin Case, Mar 28, 2014
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    2. General Nursing Discussions

      A place for general nursing discussion and debate.
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      Latest: Health care assistant shifts Becca1991, Apr 19, 2014 at 23:45
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    3. Assignments, Dissertations and Exams (Nursing)

      Support, guidance and discussion with nursing assignments, dissertations, exams and projects.
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    4. Clinical Placements and Electives (Nursing)

      Ask questions and share your placement experiences and thoughts.
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      Latest: Case of the week? When will it return? Kayl6449, Apr 19, 2014 at 18:14
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    5. Clinical Skills & Assessments (Nursing)

      Discuss clinical skills, completing your portfolio and preparing for (and surviving!) clinical assessments.
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      Latest: What New Skills Are You Learning? Becky90, Apr 17, 2014 at 16:59
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    6. Nursing Outside of the UK

      Students and Nurses of the world unite! Come share your experiences, knowledge, practice and thoughts with your international friends.
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    7. SMNET Nurse Educational Resources

      Useful films, articles, links and resources for student nurses.
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      Latest: Memrise road less travelled, Mar 29, 2014
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    8. Nursing Applications, Interviews & Open Days

      Want to know where the open days are, whose going, how to apply and survive the interview process? Get your info top tips here!
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      Latest: Salford Adult Nursing September 2014 CuComber, Apr 17, 2014 at 20:55
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  5. Working Life

    SMNET life doesn't need to end because you have a PIN, find post qualified support and guidance here.
    1. The Coffee Room

      For general chat amongst RMs
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      Latest: First Rotation is..... SuperGirl09, Apr 18, 2014 at 18:11
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    2. Magical Midwifery Moments

      For RMs and NQM to share your success stories and positive moments!
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      Latest: The 'Wow' Moments... islandtequila, Mar 31, 2014
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    3. Applying For Jobs

      You made it!! Discuss preparation and get help with your CV and applications.
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    4. Life with a PIN

      A place to chat, laugh, cry, debate and discuss life as a practising midwife or nurse.
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      Latest: How to Apply for a Tax Rebate Munchkin1, Apr 19, 2014 at 23:13
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    5. Supervision, Prep, CPD & Career Development

      For discussions surrounding your future plans or supervision issues.
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      Latest: Postgrad study anybody? Hebamme12, Apr 6, 2014
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    6. Mentorship

      Studenthood from the opposite side. Discuss your mentoring issues here.
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      Latest: What Makes A 'Good' Mentor? nootnoot, Jan 25, 2014
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    7. Job Vacancies

      The very latest and greatest jobs! This forum is sponsored by Nurses.co.uk
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  6. Educational Resources & Research

    Educational resources and references to support your learning. Content in this area covers many aspects of midwifery and may link to (or include) content in various types of media from third parties.
    1. Guidance, Policy and Recommendations

      Relevant policy, best practice guidance and recommendations from NICE, NMC and other professional bodies.
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    2. Educational Media

      Expand your knowledge with Videos, TV Programmes and other Media
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    3. Educational Articles and Books

      A host of articles, books and useful links to inform clinical practice and gain knowledge.
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    4. Historical Interest

      Come learn about our shared history, and post your views, articles and pictures here.
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    5. Glossary and Definitions of Terms

      Your guide to terminology used in Midwifery and Nursing.
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      Latest: Midwifery 2020 aureycat, Apr 17, 2014 at 19:40
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    6. Events and Study Days

      Come here to find discuss events and study days listed in our events calendar.
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    7. The SMNET Book Exchange

      Post on copies of your favourite used and well thumbed books to other SMNETTERS here. Come and grab yourself a copy of something fabulous!
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      Latest: MAGAZINES FrogFace, Apr 13, 2014
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  7. Life in General

    Fancy a new dress, haircut or holiday? Are you worried about a difficult situation or struggling to deal with emotions? Is your partner not giving you the support you need? Need help on a recipe or what to make for dessert (we love dessert!!) Discuss all these and much more about general life in this area.
    1. General Chat

      Pop the kettle on, put your feet up and stop by for a chin wag!
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      Latest: The Word Association Game jazzybean, Apr 20, 2014 at 00:04
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    2. Money & Finances

      Come here to discuss bursary, fees, funding, benefits, transport, childcare and other financial issues.
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      Latest: Childcare allowance heledods, Apr 19, 2014 at 15:24
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    3. Managing Emotions

      We are all here to support you with the thoughts and feelings that can occur whilst in placement, at uni or just life in general. Advice, guidance, love and cyber cuddles can be found within. This section is dedicated to the memory of NQM Theresa Naish.
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  8. Additional Forums

    Forums in this section are highly focused on midwifery support, guidance, learning as well as help for those who are looking seriously to become a midwife.
    1. Competitions

      Win fabulous prizes with SMNET!
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    2. SMNET Buy, Sell & Swap - Member Classifieds

      This area has been created to allow members to buy, sell, give away or swap their unwanted midwifery / nursing books & equipment. Please ONLY use this area for midwifery and nursing related items - We are not ebay. Please don't post links to other sites or use this area to promote your business.
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      Latest: Midwifery text books Nmoskel, Apr 19, 2014 at 16:04
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  9. University Hubs

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