School of Health Sciences in Katowice, Medical University of Silesia in Katowice has been offering for many years now, the specialized academic programmes ensuring highest qualifications in the area of midwifery. The knowledge and experience of our graduates have been recognized both, home and abroad. The lectures and practical instructions bring the up to date knowledge of general medicine and practical midwifery, highlighting also the specific character of health care careers. Practical skills are taught by academic teachers showing extensive professional experience and significant scientific achievements. The programmes offered are in line with the recent trends and always keep pace with the state of the art developments in the field of midwifery.
The students gain general knowledge in the area of medicine and specialist skills in midwifery. They are prepared to practice their profession in compliance with the principles of general and vocational ethics with the holistic approach towards the patients, observing and respecting their rights. They are competent in health promotion, prophylactics and professional obstetric-gynaecological care at throughout preconception, prenatal and perinatal periods as well as menopause and senium.
Students learn how to diagnose and monitor normal pregnancy, to receive natural labour and to observe abnormal conditions in the mother and child during pregnancy, delivery and puerperium.
A student of the faculty of midwifery gains skills to provide health services for:
Students of midwifery gain knowledge and skills in the area of perinatal medicine, prophylactic and care procedures for a pregnant woman, a woman in labour and the neonate during the first days of life.
Our graduates’ skills contribute to the quality of life of a family.
The programme offers opportunities to learn professional care procedures during gestation, delivery and puerperium.
Holders of the bachelor’s degree in midwifery are prepared to practice their profession independently. They may take care of a pregnant woman, her family, a woman in labour and the neonate. They are ready to promote health, to offer prophylactic solutions and to provide professional obstetric and gynaecological care.
Competent to diagnose and monitor normal pregnancy, to receive natural labour and to observe abnormal conditions in the mother and child during pregnancy, delivery and puerperium, they are prepared to provide information about the childbirth and family planning (during puberty and preconception) in the biological, educational, social, maternity and fatherhood context.