Dr Josephine Attard

Dr Josephine Attard

Dr Josephine Attard

Lecturer

Room 34
Block A, Level 1
Mater Dei Hospital
Msida
  +356 2340 1825
Dr Josephine Attard is a midwifery lecturer at the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Malta. Josephine qualified as nurse-midwife in 1981 and pursued clinical experience in the areas of antenatal, intra-natal and postnatal care. She obtained a post-graduate certificate in education in 1991 from the University of Malta, MSc in nursing/midwifery education in 1999 and PhD from the University of South Wales UK in 2015.
Her PhD on the design and evaluation of a competency framework addresses the need for a rigorous and validated competency framework in spiritual care to guide the education and practice of nurses/midwives.
Dr Attard is currently teaching and supervising midwifery and nursing students at Degree, and Master's level. She is Co-Ordinator of Master's programme in Midwifery and Co-Ordinator of the Erasmus+ Midwifery students exchange.
Dr Attard is a member of EPICC Strategic Partners making up the European Spirituality in Nursing Care Research Network. She is representing the University of Malta on one of the European Erasmus + project (EPICC). Dr Attard is also a member of the PhD supervisory Team at University of South Wales UK.
Dr Attard is Reviewer of research articles in The Journal of Religion & Health (JORH) and Book review for Springer Nature 22 rue de Palestro, 75002 Paris, France.
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  • HSC5111 - Research Methods for Health Care Professionals
  • MID1006 - Normal Childbearing 2
  • MID2007 - Midwifery in the Community
  • MID2009 - Normal Childbearing 3
  • MID3009 - Social Aspects of Midwifery
  • MID3118 - Spirituality in Midwifery
  • MID4008 - Critical Care in Midwifery
  • MID5000 - Normal Childbirth - Evidence and Debate
  • NUR1114 - Nursing the Individual 1
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