1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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REGISTERED MIDWIVES provide care and advice to women during pregnancy, labour and birth, and provide postnatal care for women and babies.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is a bachelor degree or higher qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • providing advice and support to women during pre-conception, antenatal and postnatal periods
  • providing care and management of pregnancy and birth
  • assessing progress and recognising warning signs of abnormal or potentially abnormal pregnancies requiring referral to a medical practitioner
  • monitoring the condition of the woman and foetus during pregnancy and throughout labour
  • conducting health education classes and seminars to promote the health of mothers and infants


This section contains the following subsection :
              2324-11 Registered Midwife

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