The Post Graduate Diploma in Nurse Midwifery Programme is centered around family and reproductive health education. It promotes a community-based approach to delivering health care to the childbearing family.

The programme combines theoretical course work and guided clinical experience in various health care settings. Home visits are included as both a strategy and a location for the delivery of care.

Nurse Midwifery comprises a total of 60 credits, which includes core nurse-midwifery courses (theoretical and clinical) along with general education and support courses. The programme is designed to be delivered using a blended approach of online, face to face, simulation lab (hands on and virtual) and clinical practicum experience; to be completed in sixteen (16) to twenty four (24) month part-time or fulltime.

Upon successful complication of the programme the graduate is able to provide safe and effective reproductive health care, to individuals, families and community as a member of the multidisciplinary health team. The graduate is also eligible to sit national licensing examinations for entry into professional nurse-midwifery practice.

Entry Requirements

  1. Post-secondary school students require a minimum of five (5) CSEC passes (Mathematics and English required).
  2. SALCC graduates require Associate Degree or "A" Level qualifications in relevant disciplines.
  3. Mature students and other graduates require professional and work experience; relevant qualification as deemed appropriate by the university college.

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