The Department of Midwifery was established in the faculty of Nursing in September 2002. The Midwifery Program at the Faculty of Nursing is the first and the only program in Midwifery in Jordan.
The department offer two programs: the Two-year BSc-Bridging program and the Four-year direct entry Bachelor of midwifery program. In the BSc-bridging program, licensed practicing midwives have the opportunity to enhance and upgrade their theoretical and clinical skills.
In the direct entry baccalaureate program, students are educated and trained in acquiring basic theoretical and clinical midwifery skills through the courses that department offer in order to provide quality health care to women, newborns, infants and their families as well as reproductive health services during the different periods of the life cycle. Both programs entitle the graduate to hold a BSc in Midwifery, the first ever in the history of Jordan.
The Department has 1 Professor (The Professor of Midwifery at the Faculty of Nursing is the first and the only professor of midwifery in Jordan), 2 Associate professors, and one Full-time lecturer as faculty members. Additionally, there are three clinical instructors who assist the faculty members in training midwifery students in clinical settings, one of them has a higher diploma degree in midwifery.
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