Midwifery Study Program Faculty of Medicine Universitas Airlangga will graduate midwives who have roles and characters as: 1) Care Provider, 2) Decision Maker, 3) Communicator, 4) Community Leader, 5) Manager.
- Care Provider
Midwife has role as a midwifery caregiver that is comprehensive and professional to women in their entire reproductive cycle including adolescent, pre-marital, pre-conception, pregnancy, labor and parturition, neonates, infant, toddler and pre-school child, pre-menopause women, reproductive health and family planning involving the family and community according to profession ethics code.
- Decision maker
Midwife has role as a decision maker who is independent in conducting her occupation based on logical, critical, systematic, creative, strategic, and evidence based thinking as an effort to improve child and mother health, women reproductive health, and contraception care service.
Midwife is able to communicate policies, advocation, and deliver opinions or innovation that is beneficial for midwifery professional improvement and also become the revolutionary agent in health service.
- Community leader
Midwife has role to drive and empower community to improve women and child health, reproductive health, and family planning in a way that involve available resources and potential.
Midwife has role as the manager of women and child service, reproductive health, and family planning in a way that utilize knowledge and technology (IPTEK) and also pay attention to the potential of social, culture, and resources effectively.