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LM156
Midwifery

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This course is full-time with practice placements currently in the University of Limerick Hospital Group, and in the maternity services of Waterford Regional Hospital, South Tipperary General Hospital Clonmel and St Luke’s Hospital Kilkenny.

You will learn about midwifery based on a wellness model of women-centred care. The course will give you the knowledge and skills of normal midwifery care. It includes the study of physiology, sociology, research, management, law and ethics. 

UL Bachelor of Science in Midwifery
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Old Code New Code Award Title
DHSXX. 5M4339 Healthcare Support
DCHSX. 5M4468 Community Health Services
DCHSN. 5M4349 Nursing Studies


Essential Module Requirements:
Must possess distinctions in 5 modules in a QQI FET Level 5/6 qualification which must include:

D20001 - Anatomy & Physiology
or 5N0749 - Anatomy and Physiology

D20012 - Introduction to Nursing
or 5N4325 - Nursing Theory and Practice

D20032 - Human Growth & Development
or 5N1279 - Human Growth and Development
or C20006 - Biology
or 5N2746 - Biology

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A midwife can practice in a wide variety of settings; the home, the community and hospitals in Ireland or abroad. Career pathways for the midwife may include clinical, clinical specialist’s roles, management or education.



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