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Mrs Elizabeth Rigg

Mrs Elizabeth Rigg
Name Elizabeth Rigg
Position Senior Lecturer (Midwifery)
Section School of Nursing and Midwifery
Office I418
Location Ipswich Campus
Phone +61 7 3812 6281
Extension 6281
Email
Qualifications BLrnMgt CQU , MMidwifery USC
Homepage https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2281-9749
The views expressed on staff homepages may not reflect the views of the University.

Research interests
Women's human rights in childbirth
Choice and access in maternity services
Women and birth
Vagina Breech Birth

Professional memberships
Australian College of Midwives
National Tertiary Teachers Union

Industry affiliations
Australian Health Regulatory Authority
Australian College of Midwives

Currently teaching courses/programs
Bachelor of Midwifery (Graduate Entry)
MID2101 Professional, Political and Ethical contexts of midwifery care
MID

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
13 Years

Teaching experience(Other)
2 Years

Administrative responsibilities
Director of Midwifery, Bachelor of Midwifery (Graduate Entry), Master of Health (Midwifery)

Research most recent
Rigg, E.C., Clay, D., Douce, F. (2020). Growing our own: A survey of Midwifery stakeholders' experiences of an online midwifery entry to practice program. In The Tasmanian Nursing and Midwifery Conference: Inspired for the Future 2020. Hobart. Tasmanian Government.

Elizabeth.C Rigg (2020). The rise of the unregulated birth worker in Australia - the canary flees the coal mine. In Dahlen, H., Hazard, B., K., Schmied, V., (2020). Birthing Outside the System: The Canary in the Coal Mine. Ruthledge. GB ISBBN: 978113592704

Best, Odette and Carey, Melissa and Rigg, Elizabeth (2019) A mixed method case study: the preparedness of a school of nursing and midwifery in teaching mandated Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health in undergraduate nursing curriculum. In: National Nursing Forum 2019: Nursing Now - Power of Policy , 21-23 Aug 2019, Hobart, Tasmania.


Research most notable
Elizabeth.C Rigg (2020). The rise of the unregulated birth worker in Australia - the canary flees the coal mine. In Dahlen, H., Hazard, B., K., Schmied, V., (2020). Birthing Outside the System: The Canary in the Coal Mine. Rutledge. GB ISBBN: 978113592704

Rigg, Elizabeth Christine and Schmied, Virginia and Peters, Kath and Dahlen, Hannah Grace (2018) A survey of women in Australia who choose the care of unregulated birth workers for a birth at home. Women and Birth . pp. 1-11. ISSN 1871-5192


Publications in ePrints

Best, Odette and Carey, Melissa and Rigg, Elizabeth (2019) A mixed method case study: the preparedness of a school of nursing and midwifery in teaching mandated Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health in undergraduate nursing curriculum. In: National Nursing Forum 2019: Nursing Now - Power of Policy , 21-23 Aug 2019, Hobart, Tasmania.

Rattray, Janene and Rigg, Elizabeth and Partridge, Bradley and Taylor, Melissa (2019) Attitudes towards breech management among a team of maternity clinicians in Australia undertaking breech training. Women and Birth, 1020. ISSN 1871-5192

Rigg, Elizabeth Christine and Schmied, Virginia and Peters, Kath and Dahlen, Hannah Grace (2018) A survey of women in Australia who choose the care of unregulated birthworkers for a birth at home. Women and Birth . pp. 1-11. ISSN 1871-5192

Rigg, Elizabeth C. and Schmied, Virginia and Peters, Kath and Dahlen, H. G. (2018) The role, practice and training of unregulated birth workers in Australia: a mixed methods study. Women and Birth. pp. 1-11. ISSN 1871-5192

Rigg, Elizabeth C. and Schmied, Virginia and Peters, Kath and Dahlen, Hannah G. (2017) The role, practice and training of unregulated birth-workers in Australia: a mixed methods study. In: ACM 2017 National Conference: Midwives: the Truth is Out There, 30 Oct 2017, Adelaide, Australia .

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Elizabeth Rigg is a Senior Lecturer of Midwifery and Director of Midwifery in the School of Nursing and Midwifery at the University of Southern Queensland. Elizabeth is a known midwifery researcher and scholar in Australia and internationally. This is demonstrated through several publications, conference presentations associated with her thesis and over fifteen years of teaching and learning experience, teaching into nursing and midwifery undergraduate and post graduate programs. Elizabeth¿s research thesis investigated the role of unregulated birth workers in Australia from the perspective of women and birth workers. Qualifications ¿ PhD candidate University of Western Sydney ¿ BMid University of Sunshine Coast ¿ BLM(Primary) Central Queensland University ¿ Registered Midwife ¿ Registered Nurse Professional Memberships ¿ Australian College of Midwives Awards ¿ University of Southern Queensland Research Award (2018) Interests ¿ Human rights in childbirth ¿ Normal birth ¿ Perinatal Maternal and Infant Health