3222-Midwifery Associate Professionals
Midwifery Associate Professionals
Midwifery associate professionals provide basic health care and advice before, during and after pregnancy and childbirth. They implement care, treatment and referral plans usually established by medical, midwifery and other health professionals.
Assessing progress during pregnancy and childbirth, and recognizing signs and symptoms requiring referral to a health professional
908 - Nursing
322201 - Assistant Midwife
Description : Provides basic health care and advice before, during and after pregnancy and childbirth. They implement care, treatment and referral plans usually established by medical, midwifery and other health professionals.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Traditional Midwife
NOTE: The criteria for inclusion of individuals in this category should be made on the basis of the nature of the work performed in relation to the tasks specified. The qualifications required are not the main factor in making this distinction. Traditional and lay midwives, who provide basic pregnancy and birthing care and advice based primarily on experience and knowledge acquired informally through the traditions and practices of the communities where they originated, are classified here. Birth assistants, who provide emotional support and general care and advice to women and families during pregnancy and labour, are classified in Minor group 532, Personal Care Workers in Health Services.
Source : Organising Framework for Occupations (OFO) 2013, Department of Higher Education and Training, Republic of South Africa