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254111 - Midwife

Description

Provides care and advice to women during pregnancy, labour and childbirth, and postnatal care for women and babies in a range of settings such as the home, community, hospitals, clinics and health units. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level

1

Alternative Titles

    • Certified Midwife
    • Registered Midwife

Specialisations

    • Community Midwife
      Midwife Practitioner

Skills Assessment Authority

ANMAC

Caveats

No caveats apply to this occupation.

Endorsed Correlations to ASCO Occupations

    • 2324-11 Registered Midwife

Group: 2541 Midwives

Description

provide care and advice to women during pregnancy, labour and childbirth, and postnatal care for women and babies in a range of settings such as the home, community, hospitals, clinics and health units.

Tasks

    • providing advice and support during pre-conception, intrapartum, antenatal and postnatal periods in partnership with women
    • providing care and management of pregnancy and birth
    • assessing progress and recognising warning signs of abnormal and potentially abnormal pregnancies requiring referral to an Obstetrician
    • monitoring the condition of women and foetuses during pregnancy and throughout labour
    • conducting health education classes and seminars to promote the health of mothers and babies such as reproductive health, antenatal education, preparation for parenthood and breastfeeding
    • providing advice on nutrition, childcare and family planning

Skill Level

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing is required.

Occupations in this Group

    • 254111 Midwife

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