University of Technology Sydney

92285 Collaborative Midwifery Practice

6cp; 4 weeks, 3hpw theoretical
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.



This subject examines the place of the midwife in the community of practitioners. In particular, it examines the relationships of midwives with medical practitioners as collaborative partners in the care of childbearing women. It addresses issues of midwifery practice within institutions and within the community as a primary health care initiative. It challenges the rhetoric of the place of women as partners in care and the realities of women experiencing midwifery care.

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