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Flex: Midwifery Literature and Art

Started Jan 8, 2022
3 credits

$375 Enroll

Full course description

ASM Flex (take any time)/ BSM Flex Block 1

Course Description: In this course, students delve into the vast bibliography of books on the history, culture, and art of midwifery. Through this course, the student explores the diverse and passionate history of midwives via book reports on selected works and interviews with midwives. Students gain an understanding of the arts and culture that has developed with the rise of midwives and natural childbirth movement. Students are asked to undertake a creative project of their own using any artistic medium to express their own passion and thoughts about themselves and their work as midwives.

Learning Objectives

Learning objectives are identified through the linking of MEAC Essential Competencies and the NCM Degree Qualification Profile.

Learning Activities 

Read, listen to, watch assigned lesson materials.
Submit a written summary of current research.
Complete oral and/or written formative didactic assessments with final summative submission.
Identify and cite high-quality sources.
Use articulated reasoning while participating in an oral presentation, facilitated discussions and skills demonstrations.
Analyze a case study.
Conduct an interview and/or develop a survey
Advocate and/or interact through the performance of a final presentation.
Complete a final exam.

Note: The clinical requirement of NARM /Clinical Skills is completed at any time throughout the ASM apprenticeship during actual clinical practice and is NOT a requirement to complete this academic course. Typical clinical manifestations of knowledge learned in this course are identified in the learning objective document above.