عنوان مقاله [English]
نویسندگان [English]چکیده [English]
Â Background and objective: More than half of a million women die yearly due to pregnancy related complications and 99 % of these deaths occur in developing countries. Training and using expert worker s in the health sector in the first step is the Quality Improvement and Training needs assessment to establish and ensure an effective education is essential. This study was aimed to determine the educational inquiries in the field of reproductive health care in Rafsanjan midwifes. Â Material and methods: This descriptive study was undertaken on 97 midwives employed in private and governmental departments in Rafsanjan were chosen by census. Data were collected using a questionnaire which consisted of two parts, the first part examines demographic characteristics, while the second one was related to the midwives idea. Educational need in reproductive health care in three periods consisted: pregnancy, child birth and post partum period. The validity of the questionnaire was determined by content validity and reliability using of test re-test methods, and data were analyzed by the SPSS software. Â Result: Current results showed that most of the educational inquiries are related to History and examinations during pregnancy (mean 56.25%) and more education needed on care during labor , abnormal case or risk case in labor (mean54.5%) and in the post-partum care, more training needed to feed after delivery was awarded (mean 64.5%). Â Conclusion: According to the results of this study training needs of midwives in reproductive health is include : history and examinations during pregnancy, abnormal case or risk case in labor and Postpartum Nutrition. Continuing education authorities in the fields of midwifery can be declared the midwifery education priorities must be reviewed and considered in its educational programs.