Who enrolls in Ancient Art Midwifery Institute's Advanced Midwifery Studies?
...trust birth and honor the wisdom of women and the legacy of midwifery.
...acknowledge that a midwife must conscientiously prepare for all the responsibilities of the profession and who strives toward a very high level of personal and professional integrity and accountability.
...want a course that will address relationship and counseling skills as well as problem solving, and critical thinking skills.
...want a program that encourages academic debate, where students are encouraged to develop their own opinions, and where decision making skills are stressed.
...understand that application is more important than memorization and that the end result of a midwifery course should be much more than a passing score on a test.
...are convinced that they will benefit from our unusual, but effective, instructional methods that integrate all related subjects, uses ‘layered’ learning, does not emphasize grades or tests, and minimizes performance anxiety.
...believe that their commitment to excellence will result in academic and personal growth, and ultimately, a sustaining level of confidence.
...want to invest time in an educational endeavor that will pay dividends indefinitely.
...want help with the specifics of establishing a successful midwifery practice, including the creation of forms, policies and protocols.
...value our distinction as the original program of its kind, and our thirty-one year history of helping women reach their educational goals.
...want a balanced program that addresses all the concerns of an apprenticeship from both sides.
...believe that midwifery education should place an enormous emphasis on client education and responsibility.
...know there are quick and easy courses out there, but wouldn’t settle for anything less than the best.
...believe in ‘with woman’ midwifery, which means that birth belongs to parents and that a midwife’s role is not one of birth management, but of assistance.
...are willing to make a major commitment to their education even if there is no official recognition from any other entity.