Midwifery Program Objectives

  • To graduate students with a midwifery knowledge base that is current and covers all of the MANA Core Competencies and ICM competencies.
  • To train students in midwifery skills, including those required by NARM and ICM.
  • To assist students in acquiring clinical experience.
  • To train students with competence in basic research and information literacy skills.
  • To provide students with midwifery applications for a variety of therapeutic modalities.
  • To prepare students to provide individualized midwifery care.
  • To teach and promote biodynamic care principles.
  • To use diverse methodologies based on biodynamic educational principals that encourage integration of intellect, senses, intuition, and judgment in learning situations.
  • To support students with reaching their midwifery educational and professional goals.
  • To encourage an evolving awareness of professional ethics and relationships with peers, preceptors, clients and others as articulated in the MANA Statement of Values and Ethics.
  • To encourage and support students to be change agents in their communities.