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Nursing & Midwifery

Nursing is a profession within the health care sector focused on the care of individuals, families, and communities so they may attain, maintain, or recover optimal health and quality of life.  Midwifery, meanwhile, is the health science and health profession that deals with pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period, in addition to the reproductive health of women throughout their lives.

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During the program you will learn about the nursing & midwifery profession and the care & support nurses & midwives provide within health care. We will discuss the differences between midwifery and the 4 different fields of nursing - adult nursing; mental health nursing; children & young people’s nursing and learning disability nursing. You will have an opportunity to meet with registered nurses & midwives to learn about their different roles as well as some of our current students. There will be opportunity to explore the wide and differing variety of career paths and opportunities available. Pauline Carson
Nursing and Midwifery