Midwifery Education Program

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About the Program

Welcome to the Midwifery Education Program. This section provides students with a general overview of the program. 

At the completion of the midwifery program, students shall be able to:

  • Exhibit values and attitudes consistent with woman-based care; advocate for women’s choices and preferences and work in partnership with women.
  • Provide safe, competent and ethical midwifery care that includes counselling, teaching and support for women and their families within varied cultural, ethnic and socioeconomic populations.
  • Promote childbirth as a normal part of women’s health with an understanding of its cultural and social meanings.
  • Promote understanding of and participation in health care by women and their families.
  • Collaborate effectively with other health care providers; consult and refer appropriately.
  • Exhibit critical thinking skills that can be used throughout one’s professional career.
  • Understand and appropriately apply research findings within clinical practice.
  • Be accountable for one’s own actions and participate in self and peer assessment.
  • Contribute to the development of the midwifery profession.

 

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News and Events

Admissions interviews for the 2014 admissions cycle will be held on April 11th and 12th, 2014, at Ryerson University.  Please note that Interviews are conducted in-person only. Unfortunately phone/other methods of interview cannot be accommodated.

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