MIDWIFERY SELF EFFICACY SCALE

Research Survey
The following Survey takes place as part of the Programme First Touch, with the support of Erasmus+, No 2018-1-TR01-KA202-059488.
It is addressed to professional midwives.
We invite you to participate in our survey.  The goals of our survey are:
- To strengthen the midwifery profession,
- To determine professional standards,
- To create future fields of activity and
- To develop policies.
During our survey we do not require personal data. We do require information concerning age, sex and other demographic data for comparison purposes.
If you do agree to participate please sign the Survey Participation Form.
You are free to discontinue at any time.
You will not be reimbursed for your participation and we will not have any monetary / material requests from you.
This survey will circulate in Turkish, English, German and Greek and will be distributed in various countries in order to get the opinion of different people who are active in the field of midwifery.
We thank you for your participation and support.
First Touch Project coordinator specialist midwife Emel Güden /  emelguden@gmail.com

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* 1. Approval of participation in the survey

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* 2. The country in which the participant lived

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* 3. Your Age

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* 4. What is your gender?

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* 6. How long have you been on duty?

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* 7. Which institution you work at?

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* 8. What department do you work for?

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* 9. Why did you chose the midwifery profession?

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* 10. Perceptions of the profession

  Yes Partially No
I do love my profession
I think my profession is in line with my personality traits
I think the status of my profession is high
I think it's a demanding profession
I am satisfied with my salary

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* 11. Professional Expectations

  Yes Partially No
In the professional sense, my view of the future is negative
I think the new midwives who will join the profession will be more knowledgeable than the current midwives
I think the status of our profession will be better in the future
I think our economic conditions will be better in the future

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* 12. İndividual Expectations

  Yes Partially No
I plan to participate in higher educational levels that will enable me to progress in the profession (master's, doctorate, etc.)
I have no expectations of the future. I'm thinking about retiring when my time has come
I think I'm going to climb up in my job. (Managament)

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* 13. Public Health Activities

  Never Rarely Often Always
I know the principles and indicators of Epidemiology and society recognition
I can give public health training in line with the development of Health care
I can do immunisation work to prevent diseases in society

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* 14. Family Planning

  Never Rarely Often Always
I have the ability to explain genital anatomy and physiology
I have knowledge concerning hormones and their balance in genital physiology.
I can provide counselling in selecting the appropriate family planning method for couples
/I can apply intrauterine device
I have enough knowledge to advise on emergency contraception
I can do breast examination
I can advise infertile couples
/I can advise on protection from sexually transmitted diseases

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* 15. Pelvic Examination

  Never Rarely Often Always
I can evaluate abnormal findings on external genital organs
I can do bimanual vaginal examination
I can determine the position of the uterus by a bimanual examination
I can do cervical examination
I can get smear sample for cervical screening

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* 16. Process of pregnancy

  Never Rarely Often Always
I can carry out a pregnancy test
I can calculate the expected date of birth
I know the abnormal situations that may occur during pregnancy
I can advice on medical and non-medical methods for abnormal situations in pregnancy
I know the normal values of basic laboratory findings during pregnancy
I can listen to fetal heart rate
I can evaluate fetal heart rate anomalies
I can carry out Leopold maneuvers
I can evaluate the expected height of the fundus according to the week of pregnancy
I know the tests to be carried out during pregnancy
I can give enough advice on the healthy, adequate and balanced nutrition of the pregnant woman
I am competent to provide birth and parenting education for the families

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* 17. Giving birth

  Never Rarely Often Always
I can evaluate fetal well-being with electronic fetal monitoring
If necessary, I can apply a urinary catheter to drain the bladder
If necessary, I can apply enema
I can evaluate dilatation, effacement, descent, presented part, position, condition of the membranes and suitability of the pelvis with a complete pelvic examination
I can diagnose amnionic membrane ruptures with vaginal examination
I can diagnose cord prolapse with vaginal examination and know the emergency techniques for cord prolapsus
During the labor and birth, I can support the mother with non-pharmocological (drug-free) methods for pain relief
I can diagnose the abnormalities in labor and birth on time and use the appropriate intervention to fix it
I can do pre-op preparations for the women in case of caesarean
I can apply an episiotomy if necessary
I can manage single head presentation birth
I can manage single breech presentation birth
I can manage the birth of multiples in emergency situations
I can diagnose transverse positions in birth
I can do episiotomy and perineal laceration repairs
I support delayed cord clamping as described in WHO 2018 recommendations. (Minimum 1 minute)
I can provide postpartum cord clamping and care
I can manage the birth of placenta
I can apply the technique of manual removal of the placenta when the doctor isn't available
I can evaluate vaginal bleeding after birth
I can evaluate maternal blood loss
In obstetric emergencies I can apply early interventions and transfer the pregnancy
In case of emergency, I can apply internal bimanual compression and aortic compression
I can apply adult CPR

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* 18. Postpartum care and counseling

  Never Rarely Often Always
I can provide episiotomy care counseling
I can give post-op care to the mother who had a caesarean section
I can explain the features of breast milk
I can explain the benefits of breast milk for mother and baby
I can advise on breastfeeding problems
I can advise on breast problems
I can evaluate uterine involution
I can evaluate infection signs of puerperal period
I can diagnose depression signs of puerperal period
I can evaluate pathological bleeding signs of puerperal period
I can provide support for adolescents and victims of sexual violence that require special attention
I can support the mother in case of loss of the baby during pregnancy or birth

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* 19. Neonatal care and examination

  Never Rarely Often Always
I can do physical examination of the newborn
I can carry out APGAR scores
I can provide special care to the newborn with a health care problem
I can manage the skin to skin contact with the baby and the mother/father if there is no contraindication
I can manage neonatal resuscitation in an emergency

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* 20. Professional development

  Never Rarely Often Always
I can track the technological developments
I track the academic developments for my profession
I do research for the development of my profession
I attend courses for the development of my profession
I participate in Congresses and symposiums for the development of my profession
I am a member of associations of midwifery
I carry out my profession in accordance with ethical rules and principles
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