MIDWIFERY ASSISTANT
Name of Sector Medical & Nursing Name of Module Midwifery Assistant
Entry Qualifications Minimum 10th Standard & MED102 Duration 200 Hrs
Contents Care for Maternity Patients

Successful candidates would be able to take care of maternity patients. On completion of this module, the participants can be employed as Midwifery Assistant in Public/Private hospitals & clinics.



Practical Competencies Underpinning Knowledge (Theory)

1 Practice of safety & health hazards measures.

2. Operation of sterilizer.

3. Care for the maternity patients :

- Check for risk conditions.

- Check for danger signs during pregnancy.

- Methods of examinations of mother in Labor.

- Methods of prevention of problems During 1st stage of labor.

- Practice of safe & easier birth procedures.

- Check for risk signs at 2nd stage of labor.

- Practice of Nursing care in 3rd stage of Labor.

- Practice of nursing care of mother in First 6 hrs after birth.

- Practice of Nursing care of baby in first 6 hrs after birth.

4. What to do in emergency while waiting for help.

1. Principles of safety & health hazards measures.

2. Principles of working & uses of sterilizer.

3. Principles of care for the maternity patients :

- Risk conditions in pregnancy.

- Danger signs during pregnancy.

- Stages of labor..

- Normal labor/labor with risk signs..

- Examination of mother in labor.

- Methods of preventions of problems during 1st stage of labor.

- Safe & easier birth procedures.

- Risk signs during birth at 2nd stage of labor.

- Nursing care in 3rd stage of labor.

- Nursing care of mother in first 6 hrs after Birth.

- Nursing care of baby in first 6 hrs after birth

4. Principles of emergency care.