The Evidence-Based Midwife Professionalism

Authors

  • Fitriani Nur Damayanti1 , Absori Absori2 , Kelik Wardiono2 , Sri Rejeki1

Keywords:

Professionalism, Midwife, Midwifery Service, Midwifery Regulation

Abstract

Introduction: Midwife professionalism is the basic social contract between a midwife and society so that

professionalism is considered to be very important. There are some cases related to midwife professionalism.

Midwife as health practitioner should understand about midwifery practice very well. The midwife should

realize that she works based on regulation and law.

Material and Method: The study was aimed to find out the professionalism in midwifery practice. Non

Doctrinal research was used as the research approach. The sample was taken with non-probability sampling,

which is a snowball technique.

Findings: 93% of midwifery practices were qualified to administer code of ethics, 86% of midwifery

practices were qualified to administer responsibility of midwifery practice, 93% of midwifery practices

were qualified to precise collaboration and reference for midwifery practice, all the midwifery practices

were qualified to administer continuing education in order to improve midwifery care, 93% of midwifery

practices were qualified to competence for midwifery practice, 53% of midwifery practices were qualified

to administer advocacy.

Conclusion: It can be concluded that the midwifery practice has fulfilled the professionalism indicators

such as profession code of ethics, responsibility, precise collaboration and reference, continuing education,

and competence. Nevertheless, there were some professionalism indicators which have not been fulfilled. It

was giving advocacy. It was due to the lack of knowledge and comprehension about advocacy in midwifery

practice.

Author Biography

Fitriani Nur Damayanti1 , Absori Absori2 , Kelik Wardiono2 , Sri Rejeki1

1 Lecturer at University of Muhammadiyah Semarang, 2Lecturer at University of Muhammadiyah Surakarta

Published

2020-07-30

How to Cite

Fitriani Nur Damayanti1 , Absori Absori2 , Kelik Wardiono2 , Sri Rejeki1. (2020). The Evidence-Based Midwife Professionalism. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 14(3), 1913-1917. Retrieved from http://medicopublication.com/index.php/ijfmt/article/view/10699