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Midwifery Literature and Art is a Course

Midwifery Literature and Art

3.0 credits

$225 Enroll

Full course description

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

General Education Course: In order to ensure that all preceptor/student dyads which require general education supervision have supervision provided by NCM from the beginning of the trimester to the end, dyads will be registered by Han Luu. When you click on the registration link for the General Education Course, it will bring you back to this page to remind you (the student) that you must email Han( your name and NCM email address, the General Education (GE) course you are registering for, and your preceptor's name and NCM email who will be teaching the specific course. Thank you for supporting the needs of our accreditor. An example is given below:

Student Name: Jasmine Kai,
Preceptor Name: Cassaundra Jah,
GE Course:  Midwifery Literature and Art

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.