Objectives of the Midwifery Program
The major objective of the midwifery program is to prepare midwives who are able to provide effective and appropriate primary, secondary, and tertiary care to improve the health of women, newborns, and families in various settings. The program also prepares graduates to function independently among the health care team.
The graduate of the midwifery program will be able to:
- Integrate knowledge from social, medical, midwifery and nursing sciences when providing care to women, newborns and families.
- Collaborate with other health care providers when providing care for women, newborns, and families.
- Advocate for the empowerment of women and their families.
- Develop critical thinking and decision-making skills in addition to and understanding of research-based knowledge to promote evidence-based practice.
- Utilize research findings in developing the midwifery profession and raising the quality of health care provided to clients.
- Continue personal and professional growth that promotes independent, lifelong learning.
- Act as a change agent to meet the rising needs of the Jordanian society.
- Recognize and appreciate the regional diversity that reflects the nature of the Jordanian society when providing care to clients.
- Participate in professional midwifery organizations for the advancement of the profession and client care.
- Maintain close links with national, regional, and international professional midwifery communities.