Western Health's Graduate Midwife Program aims to be stimulating, rewarding and a positive consolidation of practice as a professional Endorsed Midwife. We are committed to the facilitation of the continuing development of the beginning practitioner in a learning organisation. Supported by the clinical expertise of educators, clinical support midwives, colleagues, mentors and a structured education program. This program consists of study sessions which focus on clinical decision making and clinical skills, the management of women throughout the continuum of care and professional practice.
Intakes25 January 202119 July 2021SupportA team of Midwifery Educators, Clinical Response Support Midwives (working 24/7) and ward midwives are available to guide and support in the clinical setting. Education Manager/graduate program coordinator and Line managers are available for support to all graduates.Criteria for Completion
The aim of this program is to 'bridge' any gaps in individual practice; developing skills and clinical proficiency in key areas across the spectrum of maternity care. Utilizing and building upon prior learning and experience, the Bridging Program intends to assist the participant to become a valuable member of the midwifery workforce whilst working towards being fulfilled with one's own clinical capabilities.
Early Career Applicants:
Must hold a practicing certificate with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
Meets one or more of the following:
Post Graduate Applicants:
This is a program for those who have already completed the Postgraduate Diploma in Midwifery and wish to enter the workforce as a Registered Midwife.
April 2021October 2020 and 2021Support
A team of Midwifery Educators, Clinical Response Support Midwives (working 24/7) and ward midwives are available to guide and support in the clinical setting. Education Manager/graduate program coordinator and Line managers are available for support to all graduates.Criteria for Completion
A certificate will be presented on successful completion of the ProgramStudy Days