جامعة النجاح الوطنية
An-Najah National University

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Midwifery
Duration: 48 Months (4 Years)
Degree Awarded: Bachelor
Student must complete 146 credit hours

University Requirements Student must complete 19 credit hours

Course Code Course Name Credit Hours Prerequests
10032100 Remedial English 0
3
This course aims to establish the concept of Islamic culture and its position among the other international cultures, its position in the Muslim life, its sources, its bases and its characteristics.This course aims to introduce the Islamic culture in faith, worship, relations, morals, and knowledge, to discuss the clash between cultures in addition to Globalization, Human Rights, Woman Rights, Democracy and other contemporary issues.
3
This course aims to improve the level of students in language skills and various literary, read and absorb and express written, and oral and tasted literary, through texts flags authors and poets in different eras, lessons in Grammar and spelling, and brief definition months dictionaries and Arab old ones the modern and how to use them,This course aims to implement the Arabic language in the areas of reading and expression of both types oral and written communication.
3
This course begins with a review of all types of sentences in English, and then proceeds to paragraph writing. Students learn how to write a topic sentence, develop and support it with examples.This course aim to learn student how to organize their writing and speaking to achieve coherence among sentences in a paragraph. In addition, students learn about their subject a lot of technical terms. ( this aim is related with general objects no 7 of this curriculum)
3
The course is mandatory for university students from various disciplines, so it does provide students with knowledge and information about the Palestinian reality and in particular the political developments of the Palestinian cause since its inception until the present day in line social and economic developments and political which constitute the main pillars for the study of the Palestinian political reality.This course aims to study Palestinian issue from its begging until present day in social, economic and political issue.
11000108 Community Service 1
11000117 Leadership and Communication Skills 1
11000126 Introduction to Computer Science and Skills 2
3
This course begins with a review of all types of sentences in English, and then proceeds to paragraph writing. Students learn how to write a topic sentence, develop and support it with examples.This course aims to teach students how to organize their writing and speaking to achieve coherence among sentences in a paragraph. In addition, to teach students a lot of technical terms.

Speciality Requirements Student must complete 127 credit hours

Course Code Course Name Credit Hours Prerequests
3
    • 7000408
The student will be able to utilize the steps of the research process in the proposal and/or conduct of circumscribed midwifery research project. In this course a relevant midwifery problem is identified. Systematic observations of events should be carried out using relevant quantitative or qualitative methods. The validity and reliability of the methods should be discussed. The results should be presented, interpreted, discussed and related to a theoretical level. The work is to be documented in the form of a paper organized in a conventional scientific way. Included in the course are presenting a defense of the work and acting as an opponent of another project. Students will select a small research project of actual interest. Faculty members will assist as supervisors for the area of the study. The finding of a written research paper will be present to the seminar group. It is required and restricted to last semester senior nursing students. This course is designed to emphasize one of the important roles of the midwife, which is a researcher's role. Through this course the students increase their knowledge about research design and the steps that should be followed in order to conduct research, and being aware of the particular research evidence that relates to practice
3
    • 10216235
Writing a genuine theoretical or experimental study or a special project thataddresses a variety of topics in speech-language-hearing pathology developedunder the direction of a faculty member. Student should use scientific approachesto research questions, designs, statistical procedures, methodologies, and scientificwriting. Students might be advised to use computer software for statistical analysis.
3
    • 7104101
These courses provide an introduction to human morphology & function at the cell,tissue, and organ system levels of organization. The human body is also dealt with asseparate systems with understanding of the morphology & mechanisms governing thefunction of different human organ systems such as the cardiovascular, immunological,musculoskeletal, neurological, gastrointestinal, hematological, urinary, & genital. Thecourses are taught through theoretical lectures and practical demonstrations.
3
    • 7102101
These courses provide an introduction to human morphology & function at the cell,tissue, and organ system levels of organization. The human body is also dealt with asseparate systems with understanding of the morphology & mechanisms governing thefunction of different human organ systems such as the cardiovascular, immunological,musculoskeletal, neurological, gastrointestinal, hematological, urinary, & genital. Thecourses are taught through theoretical lectures and practical demonstrations
3
    • 7104101
This course cover the principles of the discipline of pathology. Disease is presented byorgan system. The method of instruction includes lectures, demonstrations, groupdiscussions, laboratories and autopsy participation
3
A discussion of biology activity at the level of the single cell. Cell structure. Chemicalconstituents, material exchanges with the environment and the cell membrane. Majorenergy generating biochemical pathways. Photosynthesis and control of cellularactivities
3
A lecture course that involves basic concepts of chemistry. Atomic and molecular structures are covered with periodic table, chemical bonds, and stoichiometry. Aqueous solutions, gas laws and other topics are also covered. In the lab, a set of experiments are conducted which involves acid radical characterizations. Gas laws, Stoichiometry empirical formula and other topics related to general chemistry.
3
This course introduces medical students to basic concepts in microbiology including, bacteriology, virology, mycology and Parasitology. The course has one credit hour laboratory, which covers a variety of microbiological and immunological techniques, with experiments designed to illustrate major concepts of bacteriology, virology, mycology and immunology.
1
    • 7105403
This course is intended to teach the students of medical specializations, the most important practical skills and methodologies used in the Microbiology lab.The course includes several practical sessions that start with an introductory lab, which introduces the students to the main concepts of the biosafety levels, safety rules, the most important equipments and instruments used in the Microbiology lab, and the theoretical basics of light and electron microscopy.Each of the other practical sessions includes a comprehensive explanation of the theoretical basics of the experiment(s) assigned to be conducted during the session, the practical steps of the experiment(s), and analysis as well as interpretation of the obtained results.The practical skills and procedures of these sessions include, types and preparation of bacterial artificial culture media, staining procedures used to identify and characterize bacteria and some of their structural components, the main methods used in bacterial enumeration, sterilization and disinfection, some of the main bacterial diagnostics tests, and antibiotic sensitivity tests.
3
This course aims at studying individual, family and community relationships, the cause of pathological phenomena in the society and their symptoms, sources of water and its pollution, air-transmitted diseases, flora and fauna. In addition, the course highlights diseases resulting from technological and urban development. Noise pollution is a case in point. It deals with the dimensions of personal and environmental health and their relationship to social, economic, psychological and political factors, measurements and indices of community health status. Theoretical framework for viewing organizational issues in the delivery of health services is also discussed
2
This course includes normal and therapeutic nutrition. The role of nutrition in promoting wellness and regaining wellness will be emphasized. Nutritional care of clients with abnormal reactions due to a single or multiple problems will be covered. Furthermore, common nutritional problems in Arab World as well as nutritional education to individuals, families, and communities will be emphasized.
3
Introduces the basic concepts of the body's reaction to drugs including absorption, metabolism and excretion of the drugs. Knowledge provided will ensure the safe practice of nurses and provide a foundation for teaching the relevant pharmacology to clients. The course provides also methods of action, uses and side effects of each medication.
1
This is an introductory course which aims at teaching essential skills needed inemergency cases and the methods of providing patients with first aid prior to latertreatment. It also teaches appropriate behavior during sudden critical situations such asbleeding and burns and how to prevent these dangers
3
This course introduce important notion in medical psychology and different old and modern approach of behavioral theories applied to the field of patient care and encounter.
1
This course is one credit hour, designed for midwifery student. It focuses on the value formation, theories of ethics, ethical concepts in midwifery and application to midwifery practice.Controlling bodies, standards, legal issues, and strategies for problem solving are used as a guide to examine implications for legal and ethical making in patient care situation selected from actual work settings.
3
Students will develop general technological and lab abilities, and skills in the analysis and interpretation of data. Specifically, a variety of abilities which will enable students to take on the full variety of tasks satisfied by a forensic researcher such as DNA profiling, illegal material research, recognition of human remains and the use of IT and data source in the recognition, tracking and avoidance of criminal activity.
3
    • 7401102 or
    • 7401123
    • 7401124
This course is the first step in exposing students to nursing as a field of practice. Students are expected to perform and master certain psychomotor skills with an integration of relevant cognitive components from fundamentals of nursing I & II 7401123+7401124: Nursing process is the framework used to deal with each health problem. Principles of holistic approach are emphasized during the care of nursing client. These courses focus on pre and postoperative care, fluid / electrolytes and acid base balance, infection prevention practices, medication administration and calculation, nursing interventions of patient with hypoxia, patient with alteration in urinary and bowel elimination. Principles and guidelines of documentation will be used in all aspects of nursing assessment and interventions.
2
    • 7401123
This course is designed to enable students practice infection prevention practices, assessing vital signs, safely administer and accurately calculate medication, implement hygienic practices for patients and their environment. Nursing process is the framework when implementing nursing skills in fundamental of nursing lab.
1
    • 7401115
    • 7401124
This course is designed to enable students practice nursing skills that is essential in treating patient with fluid, electrolytes and acid base imbalance. Nursing Skills used when caring for patient with oxygenation alterations, elimination alteration, malnutrition status and patients with loss of skin integrity conditions. Nursing process is the framework when implementing nursing skills in fundamental of nursing lab.
1
    • 7401125
This course applies principles and skills learned in the nursing health assessment course on healthy and ill individuals. Opportunity is given to students to use effective communication and psychomotor skills to collect data about health history and to conduct comprehensive physical examination. Emphasis is placed on maintaining confidentiality and ethical principles in interacting with clients.
3
The concepts of health/ill health/disease, and the significance of the environment for health and health promotion as well as illness prevention at the living conditions of the individual at different ages are studied from physical, mental, sociocultural and spiritual points of view. This course is also designed to provide concepts basic to the practice of clinical nursing. The nursing process is presented as a frame of reference in meeting the human needs of people and on the delivery of health care in a variety of settings. Emphasis on nursing concepts, procedures, and their applications in the nursing lab.
2
    • 7401123
    • 7401115
This course builds on the unifying concepts basic to nursing practice introduced in foundations of nursing (I). The students will build on the concepts of the nursing process in providing care to individual clients requiring primary and select secondary interventions. Emphasis will be placed on nursing intervention skills in non-acute and selected acute health care settings
2
This course provides students with, knowledge and skills necessary to assess individual health status during health and illness. Students are directed to use effective communication skills to collect data about health history and appropriate psychomotor skills to conduct comprehensive physical examination. Knowledge from medical sciences and critical thinking are used to determine health alterations of the individual.
7401206 Basic Life Support (bls) 0
    • 7401202
7401304 Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) 0
    • 7401204 or
    • 7401202 or
    • 7401206
2
The course explores the basic principles and concepts of health education. It focuses on the methods used for healthy or sick individuals and/or group(s) in the community or in health care institutions. The course is organized around the elements of the teaching learning process. Emphasis will be on assessment of learning needs, instructional objectives, teaching modalities, educational resources, and evaluation of the teaching/learning process. Theories and/or models that explain and influence health behavior will be explored. Opportunity for microteaching will also be arranged. The course focuses on the methods used in counseling of healthy individuals of all ages and patients with problems interfering with their normal daily lives. Theories of communication and group processes are studied. The course also centers on communication approaches and techniques relevant to the provision of nursing care to individuals and groups. In order to explain man’s interaction with the environment, social, psychology theories focusing on social communication, social networks, roles, social influences and attitude changes are studied. Theories concerning learning, giving information and evaluation are also studied.
2
    • 7403301
This course addresses some concepts of community-based midwifery care. It guides the student midwife to utilize the tools to understand some important facts in their local communities that may have an effect on health through compiling a community profile. There will be special focus on woman role, job description, health and mortality pathways that might exist in the community
1
    • 7402403
This course addresses some concepts of community-based midwifery care. It guides the student midwife to utilize the tools to understand some important facts in their local communities that may have an effect on health through compiling a community profile. There will be special focus on woman role, job description, health and mortality pathways that might exist in the community
2
    • 7402407
This course allows students to apply the knowledge of management principles; theories and related functions needed by the nurse leader in order to organize effective client care in clinical settings. Students will evaluate managerial conduct and plan and/or develop management approaches for improvement of the service rendered to healthy and/or sick individuals within the various health care settings in the community. The students get to experience the fundamental skills & concepts for a beginning leadership in nursing
2
    • 7405201 or
    • 7401204
This course provides students with knowledge of management and leadership principles, theories and related functions needed and utilized by the nurse leader in order to organize effective client care in various health care clinical settings. This course aims at sharpening student skills in managing personnel and programs as well as integrating knowledge and skills gained in other modules during the student studying in the university, and help students to start new programs and innovative approaches to planning, implementing and evaluating programs and projects at student's community related work settings and sites. The course introduces the concept of health economics, health systems financing and cost effectiveness of services, while emphasizing the maintenance of the effectiveness of care to demonstrate social responsibility.
2
This course is designed to enhance and improve nursing students, English language reading, writing, speaking and listening proficiency so that they can function effectively in their academic study of nursing courses and in the world of work after graduation. The course will focus on nursing vocabulary expansion, improvement of reading academic texts in the field of nursing, practice in writing and familiarization with the basics of language structure and grammar. In addition, the course will also emphasize speaking and listening skills in way that enables students to express themselves clearly and without difficulty and understand what is said to them.
3
    • 7403305
This course introduces the students to appropriate scientific knowledge, which enables them to develop their own unique clinical and educational approach to care for children, infants and their families. It will stress the health problems of the infant and child and the nursing care that necessary in restoring health to the child. The course moves from simple to complex issues; starting with concepts of normal growth and development, health promotion and maintenance, and the prevention of illnesses and accidents and then to select health problems (chronic and common health problems, and communicable diseases). This is achieved through utilizing the nursing process, developmental theories, new trends and the latest approaches in the management and caring of children. The course encourages students to utilize knowledge synthesis; problem solving techniques, critical thinking, and family centered approached in the provision of empowered care
3
    • 7403301
    • 7403305
This course integrates knowledge from previous course, Nutrition and Pharmacology in providing competent level of care to children and their families. Students will apply concepts related to Growth and Development, research, leadership and Nursing Process in restoring health for children and their families. This course will introduce students to different clinical setting as MCH, Hospital and rehabilitation centers which enable student to achieve a holistic approach to nursing care through primary prevention, health promotion, health maintenance and rehabilitation care. Student will effectively engage in identification of ethical and legal problems, which help in participation in decision making and problem solving
2
This course will prepare the student to work with healthy and sick neonatal babies and other neonatal complications. The major focus is the healthy neonate, development, care and nutrition. Concepts explored are: child health promotion strategies, and high-risk situations, which include the common neonatal disorders. The care of pre-term babies and the problems associated with pre-term birth are also a focus. The student will be able to assess the newborn babies based on apgar score and other physical assessment measures, identify newborn babies who are in need for resuscitation, to recognize some abnormalities such as spinal bifida, cleft lip, hydrocephalus ..etc and to differentiate between physiological and pathological jaundice
7403305 Growth and Development Through Life Span 2
1
    • 7403303
This course will prepare the student to work with healthy and sick neonatal babies and other neonatal complications. The major focus is the healthy neonate, development, care and nutrition. Concepts explored are: child health promotion strategies, and high-risk situations, which include the common neonatal disorders. The care of pre-term babies and the problems associated with pre-term birth are also a focus. The student will be able to assess the newborn babies based on apgar score and other physical assessment measures, identify newborn babies who are in need for resuscitation, to recognize some abnormalities such as spinal bifida, cleft lip, hydrocephalus ..etc and to differentiate between physiological and pathological jaundice
2
    • 7227201
This course is designed to enable the midwifery students to understand the normal and abnormal behavior, psychological and social crisis and mechanisms for coping and adaptation to crisis especially women her different life stages. This course incorporates the concept of nursing process in explaining mental health issues, mental disorders, Major theories in mental health, Psychopathology of mental health disorders; This course also explains different theories and modalities, which can help individuals to deal with various types of life stressors in a healthy and constructive ways. In this course, students learn different treatment modalities, which are used to treat individuals with emotional and mental disorders and the role the health team
4
    • 7401124
In this course of adult health nursing, students are introduced to the individual adult client with common alterations in health status. It is designed to give a broad general background in care of adults who have medical and surgical problems. Students are guided to examine terminology, pathophysiology of common causes, specific diagnostic procedures, and medical management for each specific alteration in health status. Nursing process is the framework used to deal with each health problem. Principles of holistic approach are emphasized during the care of nursing client. These courses focus on pre and postoperative care, fluid / electrolytes and acid base balance, oncology and the alterations in haematology, vascular, cardiac respiratory, dermatology and gastrointestinal systems. Principles of nursing assessment standardized nursing diagnoses amenable to nursing, nursing interventions, interventions, and criteria for evaluation are introduced with emphasis on holistic approach during the care for nursing clients. The course focuses also on the comprehensive delivery of care through the use of the nursing process to elderly and geriatric patients at home, in institutions or who have been hospitalized for complex, acute or chronic condition
2
    • 7405201
The clinical course for adult health nursing I is offered in one semester. Students are introduced to the care of adult clients with common alterations in health status. The students are guided to use the nursing process to explore the role of the professional nurse in assisting clients attain and maintain wellness. Communication skills, critical thinking, decision making, psychomotor skills, teaching learning principles, keeping breast with current literature, and moral principles are emphasized in dwelling with selected clients in clinical settings
3
This course is a prerequisite for midwifery II. It describe the normal physiologic and psychological changes students would expect. It enables them to find when performing a physical assessment on apregnant woman. Summarize the essential components of a prenatal history. Relate the danger signs of pregnancy to their possible Causes and also it includes the stages of fetal development as well as different methods of determining fetal well being. The midwife scope & role in the care of normal pregnancy will be addressed .
3
    • 7405203
This course qualifies midwifery students and enables them to perform the examination of pregnant women with skills and accuracy, as well as taking the current pregnancy and previous pregnancies history as well as evaluating the risk factors that may affect the health of mother and fetus and promote the concept of primary health care. Emphasis will be placed on education, prenatal health education, ultrasonic device uses and the role of midwife, and the mental state of pregnant mother practical application. This course gives midwifery students the opportunity to apply the theoretical side through prenatal tests. The training will be in maternal and child health centers and outpatient clinics.
3
    • 7405203
Describe the physiology and the characteristics of the four stages of labor and their accompanying phases. The course describes the normal pregnancy, labor and puerperium and it includes the role of midwives during these stages. It also covers health education and preparation for parenthood, Intrapartum and post-partum care by midwives is explored in depth, and includes concepts related to the well woman, health education, health promotion and family spacing. Midwifery care in the first stage of labor, artificial rupture of the membranes, nutrition and hydration in labor, pain relief in midwifery, the midwife’s management of the third stage of labor, HIV infection- a midwifery perspective. Postnatal care includes postnatal perineal care, postnatal care of breast feeding mother, emotional problems following childbirth, parental-infant attachment, care of the umbilical cord, transitional care, teenagers mothers and the quality assurance in postnatal care shall be taken in consideration. Practicum: Post Partum Care: Provide the student Nurse- Midwife with the knowledge that has been learned and the management of normal labors and deliveries as well as complicated ones.
4
    • 7405301
The course focuses on the role of midwives in stages of labor and to provide care during childbirth, artificial excision, nutrition and fluids during childbirth. Removal of pain After birth, the role of the midwife is to care for the mother and her new baby in terms of breastfeeding and to initiate infant mother bonding. The mother and her baby, the child's bath, attention to the umbilical cord area and helps the mother to cope with the new role.Practical applicationProvide midwifery students with skills knowledge how to deal with natural deliveries and also with critical situationsProvide the opportunity for students to apply knowledge and skills that are learned in midwifery, neonatal care and child health. The focus is on working with healthy neonates as well as with high-risk newborns, spending time in regular nurseries and neonatal intensive care unitsPracticum Labor and Delivery IIThis period of the practicum in normal labor and delivery provides the student Nurse midwife with the opportunity to apply the knowledge and the skills that are learned in Midwifery. Abnormal Labor and Delivery. Emphasis is placed on the management of normal labor and delivery as well as complicated Practicum Neonatal To provide the opportunity for the students to apply the knowledge and the skills that are learned in Midwifery, Neonatology and Child Health Care. The focus is on working with healthy neonates as well as with high risk neonatal situations, through spending a period of time in normal nurseries and Neonatal Intensive Care Units
2
This course is designed to enable the students to understand the role of the midwife in dealing with gynaecological disorders. At the completion of this course the student will be able to discuss cancer related to female reproductive system focusing on breast cancer, recognition of proper way of self breast examination for early detection,, describe certain uterine ovarian, cervical and vaginal anomalies and diseases, identify certain diagnostic procedures related gynaecological disorders, and identify the causes and treatment of infertility on Palestinian couples life. The course enables student to cite basic definition of sexuality, outlines the psychological, physiological implications of sex and sexuality, during pregnancy, child birth and afterwards and lists some of the factors that may impact on sex and sexuality for women who are breastfeeding. Explore female sexuality and discuss deviations or needs which may arise through her life span. Discuss sexuality problems in the Palestinian society, techniques, response and special needs, and counseling methods and approach. Discuss the sexual transmitted disease and preventive measures (bacterial vaginosis, Candida, trichomans, syphilis, gonorrhea, herpes genitalis, and HIV and AIDS
1
    • 7405307
Clinical practice prepare the students to practice in the gynaecological wards to qualify the students nurse at communicate effectively with women to perform the gynaecological procedures and care in a scientific and skilful way. It focuses on the importance of assessing and caring for women with gynaecological problems and undergoing surgery such as malignant diseases of the vulva, cervix, uterus, ovarian tubes, infertility and sexual transmitted disease
2
The course enables students to identify the health needs of well women through the span of their life cycle. The course promotes them to develop skills to assess the physical, social, physiological and cultural needs of the Palestinian well women. Cultural, social and psychological influences on an adolescent health as early marriage education. Highlighting on her promotion and development towards a positive change within society. The course will focus upon the health needs of the Palestinian well woman where the students being professionals act as change advocates to promote health of women in their own community. The course focuses on the nutritional needs of women through their life span, reflect on social, cultural, gender, and political issues affecting the health of women in Palestine and highlight the health needs of the adolescents, premenopausal, menopause, also during the span of old age and disability. The course describes the women’s mental health (postpartum emotional changes, depression and psychosomatic disorder.
5
Describe the effects of the bleeding problems and hypertensive on the woman and her unborn child.Compare the effects of selected gestational medical conditions on pregnancy. Discuss different labor complications and dysfunctional labor patterns.The focus of this course is on the collaborative management between the Midwife and other health care providers in complex clinical situations. It focuses on identification, diagnosis, evaluation and follow up of women with obstetric and medical complications. Emphasis is on midwives in dealing with high risk woman during pregnancy, labor and postpartum cases. The student collaboratively manages the care of women who have or develop medical, obstetrical, or gynaecological complications. Bleeding in pregnancy and termination of pregnancy will be emphasized. Newborn complications are considered. Primary care of women and newborns is also addressed.The course is dealing with obstetric emergencies i.e. shoulder dystocia, postpartum hemorrhage, hemorrhagic shock, cord prolapse, eclampsia convulsion.
4
    • 7405405
The focus of this course is on the collaborative management between the Midwife and other health care providers in complex clinical situations. It focuses on identification, diagnosis, evaluation and follow up of women with obstetric and medical complications. Emphasis is on midwives in dealing with high risk woman during pregnancy, labor and postpartum cases. The student collaboratively manages the care of women who have or develop medical, obstetrical, or gynaecological complications. Bleeding in pregnancy and termination of pregnancy will be emphasized. Newborn complications are considered. Primary care of women and newborns is also addressed.The course is dealing with obstetric emergencies i.e. shoulder dystocia, postpartum hemorrhage, hemorrhagic shock, cord prolapse, eclampsia convulsion.Extended PracticumThe purpose of the extended practicum is to provide the student with an opportunity to practice autonomy in labor and delivery care in the base hospital. To ensure competence and autonomy in practice when making judgments and decisions, the student will keep a journal of critical incidents in practice from the outset of the program. The personal journal is an important aspect of the program evaluation strategy.
6
    • 7402406
This course offers a fourth year students the opportunity to be able to develop expertise and to implement problem solving and management principles in the midwifery management of selected groups from the health-illness continuum and to practice midwifery independently in three levels of prevention; primary, secondary, and tertiary at different clinical setting in the hospital and community (Antenatal care, labor and delivery unit, gynecology and postnatal). Students will apply theoretical knowledge to clinical settings with emphasis on leadership role, management and changing agent role, and taking full responsibility under the supervision of clinical instructors and nurse in charge of clinical setting as preceptors. The course also provide practice essential to the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of clients in different clinical setting as well as to apply Midwifery skills related to health promotion, health maintenance, health restoration and disease prevention and treatment among the target aggregates. This training will offer students the opportunity to take full responsibility as a charge midwife before graduation
0
    • 7405407
The comprehensive exam is one of the basic requirements which must College of nursing student going through at the end of the study to obtain a certificate of Bachelor of Nursing. The comprehensive exam is a requirement for graduation from the College of Nursing at An-Najah National University. The courses adopted in the comprehensive exam (9 courses):1. Midwifery I.2. Midwifery II.3. Midwifery III.4. Advanced Midwifery.5. Gynecology6. Ethics and Professional Aspects of Midwifery.7. Family Planning and contraception.8. Women Health Issues9. Neonatology
3
This course delineate the midwives responsibilities related to early postpartumcare. Delineate the basic physiologic changes that occur in the postpartum period as a woman’s body returns to its prepregnant state. It is also concerned with immediate physiological and psychological care of the newborn. It discusses normal puerperium. The student midwife will be able to provide appropriate assessment and holistic care of the mother and her baby during puerperium
2
    • 7405409
This course focuses on the midwife role during puerperium. It focuses on care and management of women immediately after birth and during puerperium. It is also concerned with immediate physiological and psychological care of the newborn. It discusses normal puerperium. Actions and management as well as abnormal puerperium and emergencies. The student midwife will be able to provide appropriate assessment and holistic care of the mother and her baby during puerperium
1
Is a basic course for aspiring midwives and those who are investigating the possibility of a future in midwifery. This course is a prerequisite for midwifery 1. It is designed to focus on the midwife's role as a professional practitioner. It will be an introductory course to basic midwifery. The main purpose of the course is to introduce students into midwifery as a profession that has roles, regulations and scope of practice. It also provides students with basic knowledge, which will prepare them to be able to communicate with women about their health .Study of different medical terms in basic and clinical sciences, the pharmacological and drug terms, and the Latin origin of all medical terminology will be discussed. It enables students to use medical terminology and standard definitions encouraged by the World Health Organization as well as the International Counsel of Midwives and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (2002)
3
This course introduces the methods of statistical data classification and presentation, as well as their collection, organization and analysis. It also introduces principles of probabilities, some probability distributions, and distribution of samples, testing of hypotheses, simple linear regression and correlation, analysis of variance. There will be also medical and biological applications on all of the aforementioned .

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