Introduction to Midwifery Certificate

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This course includes:

  • list-favs11 hours, 47 minutes
  • list-favsCPD Accreditation
  • list-favs27 units
  • list-favsFull lifetime access
  • list-favsAccess on mobile and TV
  • list-favsCertificate of completion

Key Concepts Covered by This Free Course:

  • The historical context and modern applications of midwifery.
  • Comprehensive knowledge on antenatal, intrapartum, and postnatal care.
  • Exploring the cultural, social, and spiritual dimensions of childbearing.
  • In-depth study of infant care, including feeding, infection, and health.
  • Addressing challenges and ethical considerations in midwifery.

Course Overview:

Globally, an estimated 140 million births take place every year. At the heart of each birth is the invaluable role of a midwife, who provides medical assistance and weaves the delicate tapestry of emotional, cultural, and spiritual support. This Introduction to Midwifery Certificate course illuminates the world of midwifery in its grandest scope, tracing its origins and delving deep into the multifaceted practices of today. Beyond clinical procedures, the curriculum explores the rich socio-cultural and ethical facets that surround childbirth, giving learners a holistic perspective that’s indispensable in today’s global maternity care landscape.

Course Benefits:

This course offers a panoramic view of midwifery, seamlessly blending its rich history with essential skills for today’s practice. You’ll grasp the diverse roles midwives play from pregnancy to postpartum, understand the significance of cultural sensitivity in childbirth, and delve into the physical and emotional intricacies of maternal and neonatal care. Tailored for those aspiring to this noble profession, this curriculum is your stepping stone to a rewarding career in midwifery.

Career Path:

  • Antenatal Care Specialist: Guiding expectant mothers through the stages of pregnancy.
  • Intrapartum Care Advisor: Offering crucial support during the labour process.
  • Postnatal Care Consultant: Ensuring the well-being of mothers post-childbirth.
  • Childbirth Cultural Liaison: Bridging cultural and social nuances in childbearing practices.
  • Ethical Counsellor in Midwifery: Addressing and guiding on ethical dilemmas in the field.

Course content

  • video Module 01: Definition and Origin of Midwifery
    00:24:00
  • video Module 02: Midwifery as a Career Option
    00:17:00
  • video Module 03: Midwifery Management and Education
    00:30:00
  • video Module 04: Midwives’ Role in Health and Inequality
    00:27:00
  • video Module 05: Social, Cultural and Spiritual Context of Childbearing
    00:24:00
  • video Module 06: Antenatal Care and Screening
    00:44:00
  • video Module 07: Midwifery Support in Labour: Intrapartum Care
    00:35:00
  • video Module 08: Induction of labour
    00:23:00
  • video Module 09: Postnatal Care as a Midwife
    00:27:00
  • video Module 10: Nurture and Nature: The Healthy Newborn
    00:23:00
  • video Module 11: Stillbirth, Neonatal Death and Bereavement
    00:33:00
  • video Module 12: Infant feeding
    00:23:00
  • video Module 13: Newborn Infection
    00:30:00
  • video Module 14: Home Birth
    00:29:00
  • video Module 15: Complementary and Alternative Medicines Applied to Maternity Care
    00:21:00
  • video Module 16: Pharmacology and Medicines Management
    00:22:00
  • video Module 17: Bleeding in Pregnancy
    00:26:00
  • video Module 18: Medical Disorders of Pregnancy
    00:29:00
  • video Module 19: Pre-term Labour
    00:19:00
  • video Module 20: Twins and higher-order births
    00:19:00
  • video Module 21: Care During the Third Stage of Labour
    00:19:00
  • video Module 22: Terminology and Abbreviations for Midwifery
    00:30:00
  • video Module 23: Perinatal mental health
    00:27:00
  • video Module 24: Supporting a Healthy Pregnancy
    00:31:00
  • video Module 25: Contraception and family planning
    00:26:00
  • video Module 26: Effective Communication for Midwifery
    00:28:00
  • video Module 27: Ethics in Midwifery
    00:21:00
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