The course is included in these curricula and study modules
Type of course
Recommended year of study
Total number of ECTS
Student is able to use ethical code in midwifery. She knows what is the best for woman, mother and child in different situations. Student develops and follows her ethical thinking when taking care of her patients.
The student can reflect on and follow the ethical questions in midwifery.
The student develops in her professional capacity as a midwife.
The student follows the international ethical code in midwifery.
The student can identify her reflection in ethical conflict situations. She follows the ethical codes and the law regulating the practice of midwifery as a profession.
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Theoretical and practical studies in midwifery
Previous course names
Recommended or required reading
www.who.intreproductive-health: External link Care in normal Birth: a practical guide (38sidor)
WHO; care in abnormal birth
10-steg för lyckad amning,
WHO/RHT/MSM/98.3:Postpartum Care of the Mother and Newborn (61 sidor)
Barnmorskans internationella etiska kod
www.suomenkatiloliitto.fi External link tuotteet ladattavat materiaalit: "Med huvud, hand och hjärta"
Paananen, Pietiläinen, Raussi-Lehto, Väyrynen, Äimälä. Kätilötyö. 2006. Edita. S: 25-77, 457-471,526-538, 556-566
- Lectures - 14 hours
- Individual studies - 20 hours
- seminar - 6 hours
- Total workload of the course: 40 hours
- Of which autonomous studies: 26 hours
- Of which scheduled studies: 14 hours
Mode of Delivery
Participation in tuition
Home page of the course
Assignments valid until
Until date 2009-06-18
The timetable of the course
2008-09-12 - Exams