Reproductive Health and Wellbeing

University of Limerick

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Reproductive Health and Wellbeing

  • Host University

    University of Limerick

  • Location

    Limerick, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Nursing, Pre-Medicine, Pre-Nursing

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    The principles of health promotion and salutogenesis applied to midwifery. Provision of culturally sensitive midwifery care impacting sexuality fertility and childbearing. Review of the implications on health, pregnancy and parenthood for women with disabilities and disadvantaged groups. Gynaecological health and wellbeing; care for women with related problems to include, gynaecological cancers and sexually transmitted infections. Infertility and assisted reproductive technology. Contraception. Care of the woman experiencing crisis pregnancy. Age and childbearing including teenagers and the older mother. Intimate partner violence in pregnancy. Effects of drug and alcohol misuse. Perinatal mental health.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.