Soon midwives throughout Indonesia will commemorate National Midwife Day which falls on June 24. Midwife is one of the health workers who have an important role for the health of mothers and children. In Indonesia, the midwife profession is needed to the corners of the country.
Well, for those of you who want to be a midwife, of course you have to know what level of education you can take and where to place education. You can choose D3 Midwifery, D4 Midwifery (applied bachelor), or S1 Midwifery (academic bachelor).
Unlike D3 or D4 that you can meet in almost every region, there are not so many S1 Midwifery in Indonesia. So, which universities open the Midwifery Bachelor Study Program? Check out the list below!
1. Airlangga University (Airlangga University), Surabaya
Unair Midwifery S1 is the first Midwifery S1 in Indonesia which was officially established on March 10, 2008. The process of forming this study program began in 2005. The holding of this Midwifery S1 package is in the same package as the Midwife Professional Study Program. Where to become a midwife who can open an independent practice, after graduating at the undergraduate level it is compulsory to proceed to the Midwife Professional Study Program.
As the oldest midwifery study program in Indonesia and a part of one of the best public universities in Indonesia, it is no wonder that this study program has received an A accreditation from PT-KES LAM. The quality of education is beyond doubt!
2. Universitas Brawijaya (UB), Malang
The second Midwifery S1 Study Program in Indonesia was held by Universitas Brawijaya starting in 2009. The establishment was complete with the Midwife Professional Study Program. Reported by page bidan.fk.ub.ac.id, S1 Midwifery UB has been accredited A in 2017.
In line with the results of the accreditation A which indicates that education in this study program is very good, it is not surprising that the facilities are fairly complete. S1 Midwifery UB already has a mini midwifery laboratory consisting of laboratories antenatal care, intranatal care, post natal care, reproduction and contraception, infants and toddlers, and the community.
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3. Andalas University (Unand), Padang
The Unand Midwifery Study Program is under the auspices of the Faculty of Medicine. Established on November 14, 2012, this study program is the first Midwifery Bachelor in Sumatra and the third oldest in all of Indonesia.
The holding of the Midwifery Study Program at the Faculty of Medicine at Andalas University is in the same package as the Midwife Professional Study Program. So for those of you who graduated with a S.Keb degree at this university, you can directly proceed to the professional level at the same university.
4. Sultan Agung Islamic University (Unissula), Semarang
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Unissula Midwifery Bachelor received an operational permit from Kemenristekdikti on March 19, 2018. Just like other universities, Unissula Midwifery S1 also organizes “couples” from this department, namely the Midwife Profession program.
Reporting from the page midwife.fkunissula.ac.id, the superiority of Unissula Midwifery Bachelor Study Program is to prioritize Sharia-based midwifery services, Islamic disciplines, early detection of disabilities in neonates, infants, toddlers and pre-school children, interprofessional education (IPE), entrepreneurship, information and technology (IT), and also foreign languages.
5. Muhammadiyah University Jakarta (UMJ), Jakarta
Reported by page umj.ac.id, S1 Midwifery UMJ began accepting new students in the 2018/2019 academic year ago. This is in line with the stipulation of the Decree of the Menristekdikti concerning Permit to Open the Midwifery Study Program of the Undergraduate Program and the Professional Education Study Program dated June 6, 2018.
The UMJ Midwifery Study Program has collaborated with various hospitals, puskesmas, and midwife independent practices in the Greater Jakarta area.
6. Jenderal Achmad Yani University Yogyakarta (Unjaya), Yogyakarta
This private university located in the city of students also opened a Midwifery Bachelor program. Universitas Achmad Yani Yogyakarta, also known as Unjaya, began opening the Midwifery Bachelor Study Program, complete with the Midwife Professional Study Program, starting in 2018.
Reporting from unjaya.ac.id , the vision of the study program is to produce competent, professional, and superior midwives in complementary midwifery care throughout ASEAN and has the character of General Achmad Yani. Well, especially for you, the Army Family, there is a reduction in the cost of education. The location of the Unjaya Midwifery Bachelor program is on campus in Unjaya 2, namely in the West Ringroad, Ambarketawang, Sleman, Yogyakarta.
7. Abdurrab University (Univrab), Riau
For those of you who live in Riau and still want to continue with a Bachelor of Midwifery without leaving, don’t worry! Now there is a Midwifery Bachelor in Riau, you know. Precisely at Abdurab University.
The Abdurab University Undergraduate Program was established on June 17, 2019, complete with the Midwife Professional Study Program. Quoted from univrab.ac.id, a graduate of the midwifery profession from Univrab, is expected to become a midwife with complementary therapy competencies. In addition, midwives who graduated from Univrab are also expected to become midwives rabbani, trustworthy, and civilized.
That was 7 universities that have Midwifery Bachelor Study Programs. Can be a consideration for you who want to be a midwife huh!
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