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Top 2 Courses in Midwifery 2019

High school graduates who want to prepare for a career may opt to take a course program. Courses range in duration from a few months to several years, and they offer an intensive educational experience for students who want to learn a subject quickly.

What is a course in midwifery? This educational program concentrates on skills and knowledge needed to assist or oversee births. There will be an emphasis on biology, sociology, and psychology as students learn to provide prenatal care and delivery assistance to women. The course will combine classroom instruction with hands-on clinical training overseen by instructors.  Some students may go on to earn a higher degree in this field to increase their earning potential and have greater responsibility.

Students who wish to pursue a midwifery course will learn more than the technical skills to provide care and birthing support to pregnant women. They will also develop skills like problem-solving, time management, organization, attention to detail, compassion, and interpersonal abilities, all of which are valuable in any workplace.

Midwifery courses can be found all around the world at universities, community colleges, trade schools, hospital programs, and online learning institutions.  Costs can vary by program and institution, so it is best to contact the school’s admissions office for more information about expenses.

After taking a midwifery course, students are prepared to work as midwives or midwife assistants in medical settings such as private offices, public health care facilities, hospitals, clinics, and in the community. Work may include monitoring the health of the mother and unborn child up to delivery. Midwives may also provide aftercare for newborn babies. Some students choose to earn a higher degree in order to further a career or become a midwife instructor in an academic setting.

Course programs offer students flexibility to meet the demands of their busy lives. To learn more, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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2 Results in Midwifery

Kensington and Chelsea College

There is a shortage of midwives in the NHS and there are plans to increase the numbers in the next few years. Would you like to be a part of this rewarding profession? Di ... [+]

Working in the health and care professions is a rewarding experience. Your first step to a career in health and care starts at Kensington and Chelsea College.

You may have been out of education for a while in which case the Pre Access and Access course will help you to develop the skills that you need to progress into Higher Education in a health-related field.

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There is a shortage of midwives in the NHS and there are plans to increase the numbers in the next few years. Would you like to be a part of this rewarding profession? Did you leave school a long time ago? Did you fail to achieve your full potential at school? Do you feel it’s time for a new career, a change of direction? If you are over 19 and would like to gain the skills to go to university to study midwifery this is the course for you.... [-]

United Kingdom London
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Full-time
34 weeks
Campus
Sharda University

Anurse midwifeis anadvanced practice registered nursewho has specialized education and training inmidwifery. In the countries where exists, they are considered a type ofm ... [+]

A nurse midwife is an advanced practice registered nurse who has specialized education and training in midwifery. In the countries where exists, they are considered a type of midwife. Midwife means "with woman" and this is the mantra for the American College of Nurse Midwives, "With women for a lifetime." Nurse midwives function as primary healthcare providers for women and most often provide medical care for relatively healthy women, whose births are considered uncomplicated and not "high risk," as well as their neonates.

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India Greater Noida
July 2020
Full-time
Campus