This programme aims to:

  • Prepare midwifery students to practise safely, competently and effectively;
  • Educate diplomates to uphold recognised standards of midwifery practice;
  • Foster tolerance and respect for individualism and diversity;
  • Educate diplomates who are flexible and adaptable in their approach to working with women and their families during the childbirth experience;
  • Engender in diplomates a desire for the discovery of new knowledge;
  • Engender a philosophy of life long learning.

Following successful completion of the totality of the programme, the midwifery student will be able to:

  • Provide competent, safe midwifery care autonomously for women and their families;
  • Recognise the individuality of each woman and foster the development of shared decision making throughout the childbirth experience;
  • Promote and support lifestyle choices that enhance the health and well-being of women, their families and the wider community;
  • Demonstrate informed decision making skills and the ability to make informed differential diagnoses;
  • Recognise the scope of midwifery practice, initiate appropriate referrals to other healthcare providers, and provide emergency care when required;
  • Recognise the need for pursuing scientific and social research in order to enhance midwifery practice;
  • Take responsibility for maintaining a level of knowledge and skills that is based on the best available evidence.

Admission  Requirements

  • Pass

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