Intended learning outcomes of the midwifery program:
Midwifery Model of Care
Is a women-centered approach in which pregnancy, labor, and postpartum are viewed as normal natural processes with physiological, psychological, social and spiritual dimensions that require minimal medical interventions and interferences. The focus of the midwifery model is on monitoring the health and well-being of women, newborns, and families throughout childrearing, health promotion, health education, and counseling.
It is a process of purposeful judgment which is based on cognitive skills of inquiry, interpretation, application, analysis, synthesis and evaluation to guide midwifery practice.
Is defined as a dynamic process, which includes a sender, receiver and a message. This process includes intra/interdisciplinary effective communication such as collaboration, consultation, coordination, documentation, and conflict resolution in variety of health care settings
Management and leadership
Defined as the knowledge and skills that will be utilized by the midwife in dealing with patients, families, colleagues and supervisors. Midwives will serve as change agents in the health care settings and empower clients to maintain well-being.
Is the attainment of knowledge base, skills, professional tasks and values that are necessary for personal growth and life-long commitment to the midwifery profession.