Midwifery

Health promotion and disease prevention in midwifery

Integrated course, 2.00 ECTS

 

Course content

This workshop based seminar covers common and well-tried concepts of antenatal education and postnatal exercise. Different approaches and possibilities to organize classes are worked out and tested. Guest lecturers from different backgrounds present their approaches in theory and practice.

Learning outcomes

• The students can
• implement health promotion and disease prevention strategies
• set up their own midwifery business
• contribute new ideas to advance midwifery knowledge
• warrant quality of midwifery health care by implementing new medical evidence acquired in continuing professional development
• represent their own decisions towards the outside
• recognize the scope of midwifery responsibility and assist the physician to provide specialist prenatal, intrapartum and postnatal midwifery care needed in the case of suspected abnormal and dangerous conditions.
• search for evidence based findings in national and international sources
• work according to legal professional standards and economic and ecological principles
• provide independent and process-oriented guidance, advice and care to women and their babies throughout their pregnancy, labour and the puerperium
• respect cultural and religious beliefs, ways of knowing and values
• document consultation and care and evaluate the results
• recognize psychosocial changes and development and initiate the appropriate measures