Course SR3011

Care in Childbirth I, Clinical Practice

9 Credits
Second Cycle

Starts week 35, 2022

The overall objective of the course is that the student should be able to apply, extend and integrate their theoretical and clinical knowledge in sexual, reproductive and perinatal health based on the midwifery profession and research area in maternity care.

After completing the course students should be able to
  • critically reflect on concepts, theories and perspectives to promote good health care in maternity care,
  • actively participate in the care of women with normal pregnancy before, during and after the expected normal childbirth, and demonstrate the ability to identify deviations from the normal progression,
  • provide support, advice and assurance to the woman and relatives based on identified needs,
  • care for the healthy neonate and identify deviations from the normal course,
  • support early parental contact and breastfeeding,
  • use medical technology in the field while maintaining patient safety,
  • transfer relevant information about the individual woman and child, and document care in accordance with regulations
  • demonstrate the ability to establish good communication with patients and colleagues,
  • show good judgment in assessment and application of knowledge as well as understanding of patients and family members‘ situation
  • discuss and reflect on personal professional development as a midwife.
Starts and ends:
week 35, 2022 - week 46, 2022
Study Rate:
Flexible (Falun)
Time of Day:
Teaching form:
P: Course only offered as part of programme.
Entry Qualifications:
  • A Bachelor´s degree comprising at least 180 credits, with a major in Caring science or Nursing as well as Additionally Profession, theory and method, 7.5 credits, Sexual and reproductive health, 9 credits and Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum Care, 13.5 credits
Application Code:
Main field of study:
Online Education
Compulsory meetings:
1 physical
1 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 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:
22,725 SEK
Total Tuition Fee:
22,725 SEK
EU/EEA Citizens or exchange students are not required to pay fees.
Information on application and tuition fees:
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