Midwifery (bachelor's degree)

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Area of Studies

medical sciences

Degree

Bachelor

Degree (in English)

Bachelor Degree

Language(s)
  • English
Course Duration

3 years (6 semesters) semester

ECTS points

183

Department

Medical University of Silesia School of Health Sciences in Katowice

Tuition and Other Fees

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Application Deadline(s)

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Course Description

Course Profile
The students gain general knowledge in the area of medicine and specialist skills in midwifery. They are prepared to practice their profession in compliance with the principles of general and vocational ethics with the holistic approach towards the patients, observing and respecting their rights. They are competent in health promotion, prophylactics and professional obstetric-gynaecological care at throughout preconception, prenatal and perinatal periods as well as menopause and senium.
Students learn how to diagnose and monitor normal pregnancy, to receive natural labour and to observe abnormal conditions in the mother and child during pregnancy, delivery and puerperium.
A student of the faculty of midwifery gains skills to provide health services for:
• a woman and her family;
• a ;pregnant woman
• a woman in labour
• a woman in puerperium and the neonate.
Students of midwifery gain knowledge and skills in the area of perinatal medicine, prophylactic and care procedures for a pregnant woman, a woman in labour and the neonate during the first days of life. Our graduates’ skills contribute to the quality of life of a family. The programme offers opportunities to learn professional care procedures during gestation, delivery and puerperium.
Holders of the bachelor’s degree in midwifery are prepared to practice their profession independently. They may take care of a pregnant woman, her family, a woman in labour and the neonate. They are ready to promote health, to offer prophylactic solutions and to provide professional obstetric and gynaecological care.
Competent to diagnose and monitor normal pregnancy, to receive natural labour and to observe abnormal conditions in the mother and child during pregnancy, delivery and puerperium, they are prepared to provide information about the childbirth and family planning (during puberty and preconception) in the biological, educational, social, maternity and fatherhood context.
Education Requirements
1.original or notarized copy of high school diploma,
2.original copy of high school transcript,
3.certificate documenting English language fluency level.
Admission process for candidates who graduated from foreign high schools and apply for undergraduate programs in nursing is based on the final score obtained in biology course completed on medium level.

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Medical University of Silesia
School of Health Sciences in Katowice
Dean’s Office
Medyków Street 12,
40-752 Katowice
e-mail jkandzia@sum.edu.pl

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