Faculty of Nursing & Health Sciences

Higher Diploma in Midwifery

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Develop a personal philosophy of midwifery.‎
  • Develop an expertise in reflection, in order to promote higher levels of self-awareness ‎in ‎assessing personal and professional growth and development. ‎
  • Provide competent, safe midwifery care autonomously for women and their families.
  • Assume leadership, administrative, and management tasks and activities, including ‎quality ‎and human resource management, appropriate for level of health facility and ‎midwifery scope of ‎practice.‎
  • Recognize the individuality of each woman and foster the development of shared decision making throughout the childbirth experience.
  • Provide emergency care for women and newborns as appropriate
  • Promote lifestyle practices that enhance the health and well-being of the women and their families.
  • Demonstrate informed decision-making skills and the ability to make informed differential diagnoses.
  • Recognize the boundaries of midwifery and obstetric practices and when necessary, access appropriate and prompt referrals.
  • Recognize the need for pursuing scientific research in order to enhance midwifery practice.


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Bethlehem, Palestine

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