Course SR3015

Antenatal Health Care and Public Health, Clinical Practice

13.5 Credits
Second Cycle

Starts week 37, 2022

The overall goal is that students, with a highly systematic and critical approach, will deepen and integrate their knowledge in sexual, reproductive and perinatal health from the perspective of midwife profession, research and practical action and activity during pregnancy monitoring, contraceptive counseling, and preventive health work within the midwife‘s responsibility.


After completing the course students should on a deeper level be able to
  • critically reflect on the concepts, theories and perspectives to promote good health care in maternal health, with a focus on health promotion and preventive care,
  • in dialogue with the woman and relatives independently handle and monitor normal pregnancy, as well as documenting affectionate care in accordance with applicable regulations,
  • identify deviations from normal pregnancy and identify specific needs for care and support,
  • assess the need for information and parenting support, and educate and inform about parental preparation including breastfeeding, both to individuals and groups,
  • independently carry out subsequent verification after childbirth and the ability to identify and nurture women and families in crisis situations,
  • independently handle contraceptive counseling and information on appropriate methods of contraception in accordance with current legislation, recommendations and guidelines and impose or apply appropriate methodology to dialogue with the woman, and document care in accordance with applicable regulations,
  • assess needs and provide information in connection with involuntary pregnancy, gynecological infections, and perform gynecological examination and sampling,
  • identify, and in dialogue discuss, solutions based on youth and women‘s individual needs where cultural, environmental and psychosocial perspectives are taken into account,
  • identify health problems or risk behavior, inform and propose healthy lifestyle changes,
    actively initiate and create good care of high hygienic standards,
  • critically analyze, evaluate, propose and follow up care actions and treatment of pregnancy monitoring, contraceptive counseling and midwifery´s preventive public health work where cultural, environmental and psychosocial perspectives are taken into account,
  • systematically manage, prioritize, allocate and coordinate care work based on the woman‘s and closely related‘s needs, as well as professionally collaborate in the care process within and between professional groups, businesses and health care providers,
  • demonstrate self in thought and action, and reflect on personal professional development of midwives, including own need for further knowledge.
Starts and ends:
week 37, 2022 - week 2, 2023
Study Rate:
50%
Location:
Karlstad
Time of Day:
Mixed
Teaching form:
Normal
Language:
Swedish
Other:
P: Course only offered as part of programme.
Entry Qualifications:
  • Care in childbirth I, clinical practice, 9 credits and Gynecological and postpartum care, clinical practice, 9 credits
Application Code:
HDA-H3BLV
Main field of study:
Tuition Fee
First Tuition Fee Installment:
34,088 SEK
Total Tuition Fee:
34,088 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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Starts week 5, 2023

The overall goal is that students, with a highly systematic and critical approach, will deepen and integrate their knowledge in sexual, reproductive and perinatal health from the perspective of midwife profession, research and practical action and activity during pregnancy monitoring, contraceptive counseling, and preventive health work within the midwife‘s responsibility.


After completing the course students should on a deeper level be able to
  • critically reflect on the concepts, theories and perspectives to promote good health care in maternal health, with a focus on health promotion and preventive care,
  • in dialogue with the woman and relatives independently handle and monitor normal pregnancy, as well as documenting affectionate care in accordance with applicable regulations,
  • identify deviations from normal pregnancy and identify specific needs for care and support,
  • assess the need for information and parenting support, and educate and inform about parental preparation including breastfeeding, both to individuals and groups,
  • independently carry out subsequent verification after childbirth and the ability to identify and nurture women and families in crisis situations,
  • independently handle contraceptive counseling and information on appropriate methods of contraception in accordance with current legislation, recommendations and guidelines and impose or apply appropriate methodology to dialogue with the woman, and document care in accordance with applicable regulations,
  • assess needs and provide information in connection with involuntary pregnancy, gynecological infections, and perform gynecological examination and sampling,
  • identify, and in dialogue discuss, solutions based on youth and women‘s individual needs where cultural, environmental and psychosocial perspectives are taken into account,
  • identify health problems or risk behavior, inform and propose healthy lifestyle changes,
    actively initiate and create good care of high hygienic standards,
  • critically analyze, evaluate, propose and follow up care actions and treatment of pregnancy monitoring, contraceptive counseling and midwifery´s preventive public health work where cultural, environmental and psychosocial perspectives are taken into account,
  • systematically manage, prioritize, allocate and coordinate care work based on the woman‘s and closely related‘s needs, as well as professionally collaborate in the care process within and between professional groups, businesses and health care providers,
  • demonstrate self in thought and action, and reflect on personal professional development of midwives, including own need for further knowledge.
Starts and ends:
week 5, 2023 - week 22, 2023
Study Rate:
50%
Location:
Flexible (Karlstad)
Time of Day:
Day
Teaching form:
Distance
Language:
Swedish
Other:
P: Course only offered as part of programme.
Entry Qualifications:
  • Care in childbirth I, clinical practice, 9 credits and Gynecological and postpartum care, clinical practice, 9 credits
Application Code:
HDA-V3DS8
Main field of study:
Online Education
Compulsory meetings:
2 physical
2 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:
34,088 SEK
Total Tuition Fee:
34,088 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 Coordinator