In this course, we will explore the practical aspects of travel midwifery!
Whether your interests lie in volunteer work, paid private hire or providing humanitarian aid, practical aspects of all these options will be addressed including, expenses, time commitments, challenges of living in other cultures, working in low resource settings, what to pack and more!
Cultural humility and sensitivity will be at the heart of this course, and we will take an in depth look at what maternity care is like in low resource setting around the globe. This will include a brief section on diseases common to these settings. A separate companion course ontropical diseases will cover the clinical aspects of this topic at a later date and will be more in depth and include diagnosis and treatment of these illnesses.