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Qualification: Midwife (no legal status)

Midwife (no legal status)

Qualification Information

The student will be able to:

  • promote health, provide family planning advice, protect reproductive health and provide appropriate referral information,
  • provide advice, assistance and care to women with gynaecological problems,
  • prepare and implement programmes for parenting school and health education for a healthy lifestyle and the avoidance of risk factors for this category of the population,
  • monitor the normal progress of pregnancy and carry out the necessary tests and monitor the state of the foetus using appropriate clinical methods and means,
  • identify a high-risk pregnancy on the basis of appropriate tests and provide advice within own competence: referral to specialists in the case of pathological pregnancy and participation in team-based treatment of the pregnant woman,
  • provide advice and assistance to women during pregnancy, during delivery and in the postpartum period,
  • conduct a normal delivery and perform an episiotomy and provide emergency medical aid during delivery if no doctor is present,
  • recognise pathological changes in mother and child, take action within own competence and refer to specialist,
  • perform examination and care of newborns and infants and take action when necessary,
  • provide advice to women going through menopause,
  • provide midwifery care and treatment prescribed by doctor,
  • keep relevant medical documentation and care documentation,
  • educational work for education and training of own staff and research.

 

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To complete their studies, students must meet all requirements for all compulsory subjects and elective subjects in which they have enrolled and accumulate 180 credits. The final subject of the programme is a final reflection of the course, consisting of a diploma thesis and intervision.

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University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Health Sciences

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Second-cycle master's study programmes (SQF level 8)

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Examination performance is scored as follows: 10 (excellent); 9 (very good: above-average knowledge but with some mistakes); 8 (very good: solid results); 7 (good); 6 (adequate: knowledge satisfies minimum criteria); 5–1 (inadequate). In order to pass an examination, the candidate must achieve a grade between adequate (6) and excellent (10).

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  • Matura or
  • vocational matura, or
  • final examination (prior to 1 June 1995) for any four-year secondary school programme
NQF Level: 
7
Access requirements: 
  • Matura or
  • vocational matura, or
  • final examination (prior to 1 June 1995) for any four-year secondary school programme
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To complete their studies, students must meet all requirements for all compulsory subjects and elective subjects in which they have enrolled and accumulate 180 credits. The final subject of the programme is a final reflection of the course, consisting of a diploma thesis and intervision.