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Midwife – ANZSCO 254111

Description
Provides care and advice to women during pregnancy, labour and childbirth, and postnatal care for women and babies in a range of settings such as the home, community, hospitals, clinics and health units. Registration or licensing is required.
Skill Level
1
Alternative Titles
  • Certified Midwife
  • Registered Midwife
Specialisations
  • Community Midwife
  • Midwife Practitioner
Skills Assessment Authority
ANMAC
Caveats
No caveats apply to this occupation.
Endorsed Correlations to ASCO Occupations
  • 2324-11 Registered Midwife

 

Group: 2541 Midwives

 

Description
provide care and advice to women during pregnancy, labour and childbirth, and postnatal care for women and babies in a range of settings such as the home, community, hospitals, clinics and health units.
Tasks
  • providing advice and support during pre-conception, intrapartum, antenatal and postnatal periods in partnership with women
  • providing care and management of pregnancy and birth
  • assessing progress and recognising warning signs of abnormal and potentially abnormal pregnancies requiring referral to an Obstetrician
  • monitoring the condition of women and foetuses during pregnancy and throughout labour
  • conducting health education classes and seminars to promote the health of mothers and babies such as reproductive health, antenatal education, preparation for parenthood and breastfeeding
  • providing advice on nutrition, childcare and family planning
Skill Level
Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing is required.

Occupations in this Group
  • 254111 Midwife

 

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