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Journal of IMAB - Annual Proceeding (Scientific Papers)
Publisher: Peytchinski Publishing Ltd.
ISSN: 1312-773X (Online)
Issue: 2022, vol. 28, issue3
Subject Area: Public Health
DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2022283.4521
Published online: 26 August 2022

Original article
J of IMAB. 2022 Jul-Sep;28(3):4521-4524
Kremena MitevaORCID logo Corresponding Autoremail, Zdravka Atanasova,ORCID logo,
Department of Health Care, Medical Faculty, Trakia University-Stara Zagora, Bulgaria.

Background: During their studies, obstetrics students have their own expectations and attitudes for career development. Today, this process is largely determined by the ongoing reforms in health care, the national economic and political environment, the labor market and the current epidemiological situation.
Aim: To study the attitudes and expectations of students majoring in “Midwife” regarding their future professional development and career development.
Material and methods: an anonymous survey of first to fourth year students majoring in Obstetrics at the Medical Faculty of the Thracian University - Stara Zagora. The results are processed with reliable mathematical and statistical methods and give grounds to draw the appropriate conclusions.
Results: It was found that students have different preferences for their future careers in a sector of the health system and obstetric care. The share of those wishing to study in master’s programs after their basic education is significant. Most of the future midwives would be realized in Bulgaria.

Keywords: midwives, attitude, professional realization, career development,

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Please cite this article as: Miteva K, Atanasova Z. Attitudes for professional realization and career development of the students in the specialty “Midwife”. J of IMAB. 2022 Jul-Sep;28(3):4521-4524.
DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2022283.4521

Corresponding AutorCorrespondence to: Assoc. prof. Kremena Miteva, PhD, Department of Health Care, Medical Faculty, Trakia University; 11, Armeiska str., 6000 Stara Zagora, Bulgaria; E-mail: kremena.miteva@trakia-uni.bg

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Received: 12 January 2022
Published online: 26 August 2022

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