Singaraja- Dozens of graduates of the D-3 Midwifery Study Program, Faculty of Medicine, Ganesha Education University (Undiksha) took part in taking the Oath and Pledge of Midwives, on Thursday (19/10/2023). Through this, all of them are invited to become professional midwives and always improve their own competence by learning throughout their lives.
The taking of the midwife’s oath and promise which took place in the Undiksha Medical Faculty Seminar Room was attended by 60 graduates who will take part in the graduation ceremony in November 2023. The oath and promise were taken by the Chair of the Regional Management of the Indonesian Midwives Association (PD-IBI) Bali Province, Bdn. Luh Putu Sukarini, SST., S.E., M.M., M.Kes.
Undiksha Deputy Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Cooperation, Prof. Dr. Gede Rasben Dantes, S.T., M.T.I, who was present at this event, said that Undiksha has tried to provide the best academic services for D-3 Midwifery study program students in order to create superior and competitive graduates. However, looking at future developments and increasingly fierce competition, graduates are invited to continue developing their competencies. More than that, you must also have critical thinking, collaboration, communication, character, compassion and computational thinking skills.
He also invited that when they enter society, graduates can become professional servants and can implement their knowledge in accordance with the oaths and promises they have made. Apart from that, you can always show a good attitude in accordance with the foundation of Undiksha’s vision, namely Tri Hita Karana.
Chairman of PD-IBI Bali Province, Luh Putu Sukarini expressed his appreciation to Undiksha for struggling to produce midwifery experts. He also hopes that these graduates will be able to provide professional services to the community. Apart from that, you must also adhere to midwifery philosophy and ethical and moral codes. “I ask these graduates to maintain the philosophy of midwifery and adhere to existing regulations,” she stressed.
Entering the era of Industrial Revolution 4.0, the challenges that will be faced are increasingly complex and very susceptible to change. It is hoped that graduates can anticipate this by continuing to develop competence and be adaptive to developments in information technology and lifelong learning. (hms)