University of Technology Sydney

92622 Becoming a Midwife

6cp; 2hpw (workshop) x 9wks
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.



This subject introduces students to the Bachelor of Midwifery program by providing an overview of the program and the requirements for registration as a midwife in Australia. As the intention of the Bachelor of Midwifery is to prepare students for practice as a midwife, this subject explores the forces that have shaped, and continue to shape, the practice and image of midwifery. This subject briefly traces the rich history of midwifery to the present day. The fundamental literacy and cognitive skills that underpin practice judgement and professionalism are developed concurrently with other subject content. In addition, students are introduced to the information technology applications available in the University.

Typical availability

Autumn session, City campus

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