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High School Health Adventure Maternity Experience

Are you interested in a career that would see you caring for women during pregnancy, childbirth and the postnatal period? Mater Education’s intensive one-day Maternity Care course will take you inside the dynamic and rewarding field of healthcare often referred to as ‘maternal health’, where you can gain first-hand experience of the range of roles on offer.

High School Health Adventure is a program that has been designed to create a realistic experience of 'a day in the life' of a health professional. The utilization of simulation with manikins, skills stations, digital technology and case-based scenarios help to create this real-world learning in a unique environment for high school students.

This experience will cover basic health professional understanding with a focus on maternity care. This program is delivered on-site at Mater Education’s world class medical simulation facility. You will spend the day immersed in this fast-paced world learning about maternal and infant healthcare. Students will have access to current practicing clinicians who will be able to share their experience as a health professional. The course has been developed by Mater midwives and educators.

Who should attend?

Our High School Health Adventure Maternity Experience course is designed for high school students in years 10,11, and 12 who are interested in exploring a career in maternal health.

Course Information

  • This is a one day course delivered by an interprofessional team using simulation and small group activities to highlight educational pathways and requirements to a career in maternal health.