Course SR3008

Profession, Theory and Method

7.5 Credits
Second Cycle

Starts week 35, 2021

The overall goal is that students will acquire knowledge of the midwifery profession, field of work and knowledge and skills as the basis for evidence-based care and to lead quality and development work focusing on the midwife‘s responsibility and research fields.

After completing the course the student should be able to
  • discuss and consider how the midwifery profession and the professional liability have changed historically and varies nationally and internationally,
  • critically discuss the living conditions of women and their sexual, reproductive and perinatal health from different perspectives, such as gender,
  • explain the laws, regulations, national and international rules of ethics that govern the midwifery profession and professional liability;
  • explain the epistemological basis and apply key research methods in sexual, reproductive and perinatal health,
  • with use of adequate concepts, perform searches, critically examine and relate to the scientific literature within a defined area within the field of knowledge,
  • analyze how ethical considerations and regulations govern research on sexual, reproductive and perinatal health,
  • critically reflect on the relationship between experience-based and research-based knowledge, as well as the concepts of development work and research,
  • identify needs and evaluate conditions for an evidence-based care within the midwife‘s field of work,
  • reflect on their own values ??and attitudes towards the midwife‘s supportive and restorative work.
Starts and ends:
wk35, 2021 - wk39, 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-H38RJ
Main field of study:
Online Education
Compulsory meetings:
2 physical
5 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.

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

Course room in Learn

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Starts week 3, 2022

The overall goal is that students will acquire knowledge of the midwifery profession, field of work and knowledge and skills as the basis for evidence-based care and to lead quality and development work focusing on the midwife‘s responsibility and research fields.

After completing the course the student should be able to
  • discuss and consider how the midwifery profession and the professional liability have changed historically and varies nationally and internationally,
  • critically discuss the living conditions of women and their sexual, reproductive and perinatal health from different perspectives, such as gender,
  • explain the laws, regulations, national and international rules of ethics that govern the midwifery profession and professional liability;
  • explain the epistemological basis and apply key research methods in sexual, reproductive and perinatal health,
  • with use of adequate concepts, perform searches, critically examine and relate to the scientific literature within a defined area within the field of knowledge,
  • analyze how ethical considerations and regulations govern research on sexual, reproductive and perinatal health,
  • critically reflect on the relationship between experience-based and research-based knowledge, as well as the concepts of development work and research,
  • identify needs and evaluate conditions for an evidence-based care within the midwife‘s field of work,
  • reflect on their own values ??and attitudes towards the midwife‘s supportive and restorative work.
Starts and ends:
wk3, 2022 - wk7, 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-V3A3Z
Main field of study:
Online Education
Compulsory meetings:
2 physical
5 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