|MINOR GROUP 323: NURSING AND MIDWIFERY ASSOCIATE PROFESSIONALS|
Nursing and midwifery associate professionals apply medical
concepts and principles relating to the delivery of babies and
to nursing of the ill, injured or disabled, and of mothers and
their newborn babies.
Tasks performed usually include: helping medical doctors,
or nursing and midwifery professionals, in the practical
application of preventive and curative measures, and dealing
with emergencies in their absence; providing nursing services,
care and advice for the sick, injured, physically and mentally
disabled and others in need of such care; delivering or assisting
in the delivery of babies, and instructing mothers in baby care.
Supervision of other workers may be included.
It should be noted that depending on the specific tasks and
degree of responsibility in executing them, as well as on the
national educational and training requirements, it may be
appropriate to classify some or all of the occupations that are
identified here into Minor group 223, Nursing and midwifery
Occupations in this minor group are classified into the
following unit groups:
3231 Nursing associate professionals
3232 Midwifery associate professionals