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Midwifery Ways of Knowing

To enable the students to acquire knowledge of a range of epistemological approaches relating to history, research, philosophy and ethics that have informed the development of midwifery frameworks in Aotearoa/New Zealand.

Course Code BMWK501
Level 5
Credits 15


Explain key socio-political and cultural forces that have shaped the historical development of midwifery frameworks and knowledge.

Identify and describe research methodologies used in midwifery and interpret midwifery research reports.

Describe and reflect on midwifery ways of knowing as a collective and shared process.

Delivered as part of the following programmes