Professional Nurse Midwife

The study program of undergraduate Professional Midwife lasts for 6 semesters, that is 3 years, and carries 180 ECTS credits, or 60 ECTS per year. The curriculum contains 29 courses, out of which 21 are mandatory. All courses are one term courses and they fall into general, professional and applied modules.  In addition to compulsory and elective courses, the student is required to complete both Professional Practice and the Final Paper presenting its content orally.

Professional Midwife study program is by its structure and content, goals and outcomes in line with contemporary world trends of higher education in the fields of midwifery, health care and health policy.

Students obtain their skills and knowledge through different methods of up-to date curriculum using interactive theoretical and practical teaching with a variety of supporting practical exercises in the highly advanced and equipped simulation-based classrooms as well as field visits to various health institutions.

The study program is realized in the college building and in the college units in order to adapt theory and practice to the latest trends in midwifery profession, in individual highly professional activities in the fields of health care of women. The students are trained to offer health care to all female population groups (from the childhood, adolescent, reproductive to the senium) as well as health care during pregnancy, birth and in the period of puerperium.

The vocational midwife is trained to promote women welfare at the level of primary and secondary care, to prevent gynecology diseases, to work in a team with gynecologists and obstetricians in diagnosing and treating pathology disorders within the scope of reproductive health of women, to actively participate in charity organizations and associations locally and state wide, to promote and improve their knowledge and work experience by taking part at conferences in the country and abroad.

No Course Code Course Title Sem. Type Status Active teaching hours Other classes ECTS
LE PC OF
FIRST YEAR
1. PNM1101 Anatomy and Embryology 1 С RE 3 3     5
2. PNM1102 Physiology and Pathophysiology 1 С RE 3 0     5
3. PNM1103 Healthcare 1 СА RE 2 3     5
4. PNM1104 Healthcare Education 1 АО RE 2 2     5
5. PNM1105 Dermatovenerology 1 С RE 3 0     4
6. PNM1206 Health Informatics 2 АО RE 2 2     5
7. PNM1207 Internal Medicine 2 С RE 3 0     5
8. PNM1208 Social Medicine 2 С RE 2 0     3
9. PNM1209 Psychology 2 АО RE 3 0     6
10. PNM1210 English language 2 АО RE 2 2     6
11. PNMPP1 Professional Practice 1 2 СА RE       600 6
Elective Courses and Semesters : 1 elective course in both 1st and the 2nd semester
1. PNM1211 Pedagogy 2 АО EL 3 0     5
2. PNM1212 Healthcare regulations and administration 2 АО EL 3 0     5
Active teaching hours per year = 600   60
SECOND YEAR
1. PNM2313 Surgery 3 С RE 3 0     5
2. PNM2314 Gynecology 3 С RE 3 0     7
3. PNM2315 Pediatrics and Neonatology 3 С RE 3 0     5
4. PNM2416 Obstetrics 4 С RE 3 0     7
5. PNM2417 Reproductive Health 4 С RE 3 1     5
6. PNM2418 Urgent cases and Transfusiology 4 С RE 3 3     5
7. PNMPP2 Professional Practice 2 4 СА RE       600 6
Elective Courses and Semesters: In the 3rd semester 3 elective courses out of 4: : in the 4th semester 1 elective course out of 2
1. PNM2319 Healthcare in Surgery 3 СА EL 2 3     5
2. PNM2320 Health care of newborn 3 СА EL 2 3     5
3. PNM2321 Healthcare in infectology 3 СА EL 2 3     5
4. PNM2322 Healthcare in Internal Medicine 3 СА EL 2 3     5
5. PNM2423 Pharmacology 4 С EL 3 0     5
6. PNM2424 Genetics 4 С EL 3 0     5
Active teaching hours per year =600   60
THIRD YEAR
1. PNM3525 Healthcare and Gynecology 1 5 СА RE 3 4     7
2. PNM3526 Healthcare and Obstetrics 1 5 СА RE 3 4     8
3. PNM3527 Nutrition of women in pregnancy and lactation 5 С RE 2 2     6
4. PNM3628 Healthcare and Gynecology 2 6 СА RE 3 4     8
5. PNM3629 Healthcare and Obstetrics 2 6 СА RE 3 4     8
6. PNMPP3 Professional Practice 3 6 СА RE       600 6
7. PNMFP Final Paper 6 СА RE         5
Elective Courses and Semesters: In the 5th semester 1 elective course out of 2: In the 6th semester 1 elective course out of 2
1. PNM3530 Mental Health 5 С EL 2 2     4
2. PNM3531 Organization and Management of Healthcare 5 С EL 2 2     4
3. PNM3632 Healthcare and Gynecologic Oncology 6 СА EL 2 2     8
4. PNM3633 Psychophysical preparation of the pregnant women 6 СА EL 2 2     8
Active teaching hours per year = 600 60
Active teaching hours in total 1770  
Total ECTS   180