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People in Aotearoa / New Zealand

To explore key concepts and theories from the social sciences informing midwifery practice and to enable students to develop cultural safety in midwifery practice through exploration and reflection on concepts of culture and identity.

Course Code BMPA501
Level 5
Credits 15


Identify and reflect on their own culture, assumptions, values and attitudes towards others.

Identify and discuss ways in which culture and social structure influence individuals' experiences and life chances in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Describe and contextualise the social determinants of health.

Describe the theories of human growth and development with application to midwifery practice.

Delivered as part of the following programmes