Course ASR25P

Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum Care I

7.5 Credits
Second Cycle

Starts week 46, 2021

The overall aim of the course is for the student to understand the procedures and processes of uncomplicated pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum care. The student shall be able to conduct examinations and provide treatments related to these processes in simulation-bases training based on research and the midwifery scope of practice.

Upon completion of the course, studenta will be able to:

  • demonstrate an understanding of how psychosocial aspects, attachment and bonding, breastfeeding and lactation may be affected by uncomplicated and complicated processes during pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period
  • problematize and reflect on the roles and needs of the woman, newborn, relatives and others who are closely involved in terms of lactation and breastfeeding difficulties related to midwifery scope of practice
  • perform examinations and treatment in uncomplicated pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period in simulation-based training
  • explain and reflect on health concepts regarding uncomplicated pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum period including neonatal care
  • analyze and reflect on management related to pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum care within the midwifery scope of practice
  • critically reflect on governance, legislation, regulations and ethics in the midwifery profession
  • understand and explain how pharmacological treatments and other interventions can influence pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period
  • critically reflect on different forms of pain relief treatment in pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period.
Starts and ends:
wk46, 2021 - wk50, 2021
Study Rate:
100%
Location:
Flexible (Karlstad)
Time of Day:
Day
Teaching form:
Distance
Language:
Swedish
Other:
P: Course only offered as part of programme.
Entry Qualifications:
  • A Swedish nursing licence, and a completed Bachelor‘s degree in any major in the health sciences or the equivalent knowledges.
Application Code:
HDA-H38Q2
Main field of study:
Online Education
Compulsory meetings:
4 physical
4 online
Computer Skills:

Surf on the Internet, read and send emails, use a word-processing programme (e.g. Word). Plug in peripherals to your computer, install programmes and adapt installations for your computer.

Computer Capacity:

Access to a computer (Not a mini pc, tablet or similar) that is not older than two years (or equivalent) and broadband connection, at least 2 Mbit/s (not mobile broadband, because mobile broadband can vary considerably in speed).

Means of Education:

Higher rate of web-based communication where our learning platform (Learn) is a natural element of the course. Web-based meetings with sound and image where simple presentations can be held. Lectures can be broadcast live or can alternatively be made available afterwards online.

Tuition Fee
First Tuition Fee Installment:
18,938 SEK
Total Tuition Fee:
18,938 SEK
EU/EEA Citizens or exchange students are not required to pay fees.
Information on application and tuition fees: www.universityadmissions.se.
Literature List

Literature lists are published at the latest one month ahead of the course start date.

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Ask us about studying at Dalarna
support@du.se
+46 23-77 88 88

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Starts week 14, 2022

The overall aim of the course is for the student to understand the procedures and processes of uncomplicated pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum care. The student shall be able to conduct examinations and provide treatments related to these processes in simulation-bases training based on research and the midwifery scope of practice.

Upon completion of the course, studenta will be able to:

  • demonstrate an understanding of how psychosocial aspects, attachment and bonding, breastfeeding and lactation may be affected by uncomplicated and complicated processes during pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period
  • problematize and reflect on the roles and needs of the woman, newborn, relatives and others who are closely involved in terms of lactation and breastfeeding difficulties related to midwifery scope of practice
  • perform examinations and treatment in uncomplicated pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period in simulation-based training
  • explain and reflect on health concepts regarding uncomplicated pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum period including neonatal care
  • analyze and reflect on management related to pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum care within the midwifery scope of practice
  • critically reflect on governance, legislation, regulations and ethics in the midwifery profession
  • understand and explain how pharmacological treatments and other interventions can influence pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period
  • critically reflect on different forms of pain relief treatment in pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period.
Starts and ends:
wk14, 2022 - wk18, 2022
Study Rate:
100%
Location:
Flexible (Falun)
Time of Day:
Day
Teaching form:
Distance
Language:
Swedish
Other:
P: Course only offered as part of programme.
Entry Qualifications:
  • A Swedish nursing licence, and a completed Bachelor‘s degree in any major in the health sciences or the equivalent knowledges.
Application Code:
HDA-V3A4A
Main field of study:
Online Education
Compulsory meetings:
4 physical
4 online
Computer Skills:

Surf on the Internet, read and send emails, use a word-processing programme (e.g. Word). Connect a camera and headphones to the computer and install a programme using instructions.

Computer Capacity:

Access to a computer (Not a mini pc, tablet or similar) that is not older than three years (or equivalent) and broadband connection, at least 1 Mbit/s (not mobile broadband, because mobile broadband can vary considerably in speed).

Means of Education:

Higher rate of web-based communication where our learning platform (Learn) is a natural element of the course. Web-based meetings with sound and image where simple presentations can be held. Lectures can be broadcast live or can alternatively be made available afterwards online.

Tuition Fee
First Tuition Fee Installment:
18,938 SEK
Total Tuition Fee:
18,938 SEK
EU/EEA Citizens or exchange students are not required to pay fees.
Information on application and tuition fees: www.universityadmissions.se.
Literature List

Literature lists are published at the latest one month ahead of the course start date.

To Literature List
Can we help you?

Ask us about studying at Dalarna
support@du.se
+46 23-77 88 88

Course room in Learn

In the learning platform Learn you can find more information about the course.

Visit the course room
Course Coordinator