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Faculty of Health Sciences - Midwifery -

General Description
The Department has started training within Ege University Izmir Ataturk School of Health in the 1998-1999 academic years. Education has been continuing in the Faculty of Health Sciences since 2015 and the first student intake in the Faculty of Health Sciences was realized in 2016 Midwifery European Union Directives (80/154/EEC-80/155/EEC) are applied in the department which also provides MA program.
Qualification Awarded
Graduates who complete successfully the program are given Midwifery Undergraduate Certificate
Level of Qualification
First Cycle
Specific Admission Requirements
Undergraduate Program; it is necessary to have high school or equivalent certificate and have enough points in university student selection exam
Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)
Exemption exams are held for computer and foreign language courses at the beginning of each academic semester. Students who think that they provide learning outcomes for these courses have the right to take exams. Students who are successful in the exams are exempt from the relevant course.
Qualification Requirements and Regulations
Undergraduate Program conditional evaluation system; in order to complete all the courses available in program successfully it is necessary to have at least 2.00 weighted GPA over 4.00
Profile of The Programme
Midwifery undergraduate program is an education curriculum which is executed in order to train graduate Midwives. Objective of the Midwifery Department Undergraduate Program is to train contemporary midwives who have fundamental knowledge, skills and high self-esteem. This program includes compulsory courses about Midwifery profession and the general knowledge. In addition to compulsory courses in the curriculum there are elective courses for them to choose according to their preferences
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
Access to Further Studies
Midwifery graduate students who complete undergraduate training successfully can study post-graduate (MA) program provided that they have sufficient points in ALES and have adequate knowledge of foreign language
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Assessment and evaluation method is defined in detail in the Course Curriculum taking the Ege University Education Regulations and Guidelines for Assessment and Evaluation into consideration.
Graduation Requirements
In order to be graduated from Midwifery Department it is necessary: • to be a consultant for pregnant women including at least 100 prenatal examination, • to follow and take care of at least 40 pregnant women, • to deliver at least 40 case herself, • To take an active role in Breech Birth. If it is impossible to work on real life situation student should work on simulation, • to follow and take care of 40 pregnant women who are under risks during pregnancy, delivery or postnatal period, • to follow and take care of at least 100 puerperants and healthy newborn babies ( examination included), • To make an observation and take care of newborn babies who need special care including premature, post mature, low birth weighted and healthless babies.
Mode of Study (Full-Time, Part-Time, E-Learning )
Address, Programme Director or Equivalent
Program Coordinator: Assistant Prof. Ummahan YÜCEL Address: Ege University Izmir Ataturk School of Health E.U. Campus - Bornova/İzmir Phone: (0232) 3882851 Fax: (0232) 3427975 E-Mail:
3 professor,4 associate professors,2 doctor lecturer and 12 research assistants are serving in the department Two skills lab sections (1 on Fundamental Principles and Applications Clinical Skills Laboratory and Laboratory of Obstetrics and Family Planning Counseling Skills) are available in the department. Ege University Faculty University Medical Faculty Hospital, the Health Ministry Education and Research Hospitals, State Hospitals and Maternal Hospitals, Maternal and Child Health and Family Planning Centers and local government owned health institutions are used as a practice area.

Key Learning Outcomes
1To be able to be devoted to the principles of Ataturk, be equipped with the cultural aspects, have high self-confidence and be aware of global and social changes
2For the health and welfare of society; to be able to have the basic theoretical and practical knowledge and the holistic approach in accordance with the scientific advances in the field of midwifery and health
3To be able to be aware of the concept of health as a social phenomenon, provide necessary services by determining the needs of women, newborn, family and community about midwifery service
4To be able to own the responsibility for normal birth
5To be able to diagnose risky situations using the knowledge and skills in the field of Midwifery, develop evidence-based solutions and apply
6To be able to use in-discipline and interdisciplinary approaches according to ethical principles as a member of the medical team
7To be able to use appropriate interpersonal communication and management skills
8To be able to do scientific research and use in midwifery practices
9To be able to develop herself by recognizing the importance of lifelong learning and following the developments about science-technology and contemporary issues
10To be able to cooperate with civil society organizations and national and international professional organizations which support Midwifery profession
11To educate individuals who have a dominant and innovative point of view on information technology

Key Programme Learning Outcomes - NQF for HE in Turkey
TYYÇKey Learning Outcomes
COMPETENCES (Competence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility)1
COMPETENCES (Learning Competence)1
COMPETENCES (Communication and Social Competence)1
COMPETENCES (Field Specific Competence)1

Course Structure Diagram with Credits
T : Theoretical P: Practice L : Laboratory
1. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 2801001012017 Compulsory 8 0 0 10
2 2801001032017 Compulsory 8 0 0 10
3 2801001052017 Compulsory 4 0 0 6
4 2801001072017 GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT Compulsory 4 0 0 4
Total 24 0 0 30
2. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 2801001022017 Compulsory 8 0 0 10
2 2801001062017 Compulsory 8 0 0 10
3 2801001082017 Compulsory 4 0 0 4
4 2801001042017 HEALTH EDUCATION Compulsory 4 0 0 6
Total 24 0 0 30
3. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 2801002012017 Compulsory 8 0 0 10
2 2801002052017 BIOSTATISTIC Compulsory 4 0 0 6
3 2801002072017 EMERGENCY OBSTETRIC CARE Compulsory 4 0 0 4
4 2801002032017 MIDWIFERY IN COMMUNITY Compulsory 8 0 0 10
Total 24 0 0 30
4. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 2801002102017 Compulsory 4 0 0 4
2 2801002122017 Compulsory 4 0 0 4
3 2801002062017 INTERNSHIP Compulsory 0 12 0 14
4 2801002082017 SEXUAL HEALTH REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH Compulsory 4 0 0 4
5 2801002042017 THICS IN HEALTH SCIENCES Compulsory 4 0 0 4
Total 16 12 0 30
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