University of Technology Sydney

92370 International Perspectives


4 x 3hpw. Three face to face workshops on campus & one session self-directed (see program).
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.


This subject enables students to identify their role in Australia and in the wider global community of midwifery, as they near the end of their course. It engages students to reflect upon and interpret the evidence that underpins midwifery practice and influences change in a global context. The subject includes an exploration and critique of the ideologies associated with Western constructs of childbirth and maternity care, and facilitates critical thinking and reflection on practice.

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