The Bachelor of Science (Nursing)/Bachelor of Science (Midwifery)Midwifery is the study of the principles and practices of providing care for women during pregnancy, birthing and after childbirth and for caring for the new-born. It includes assisting parents and families during childbearing.
Studying this field of education aims to develop an understanding of the health and wellbeing of individuals and groups. It also involves developing an understanding of professional responsibility in relation to individuals, the community and other health professionals.
The learning outcomes of the Midwifery study field usually focus on:
- pregnancy and post-natal period parent education and counselling
- breastfeeding education