Sexual and reproductive health

Midwifery education modules

2nd edition

World Health Organization

Front covers of modules

Publication details

Number of pages: 6 modules - from 140 to 230 pages
Publication date: 2008
Languages: English, Portuguese
ISBN: 92 4 1546662 - Web only


The modules aim to help midwives and others develop into skilled practitioners who are able to think critically and make clinical decisions on the basis of sound knowledge and understanding of these complications. Nonetheless, it is assumed that midwives and midwife trainees who undertake training using the modules, will already have gained proficiency in most of the basic skills such as measuring blood pressure, performing a vaginal examination, conducting a normal delivery and prevention of infection. Therefore, when using the modules for basic midwifery programmes, these skills should be taught first.

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