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Sharing Knowledge in Midwifery (7944.1)

Level: Undergraduate First Year Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 1, 4
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Disciplines of Nursing & Midwifery


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    • Winter Term, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (164549) - View
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    Students will examine various forms of knowledge construction and acquisition in childbearing and midwifery. Using a variety of theoretical approaches, we explore how childbearing women, midwives and other health professionals come to 'know' and how they share their knowledge with each other.

    Learning Outcomes

    Upon successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

    1. Show understandings of the complex interplay between knowledge, learning, research, reflection, education, and power as applicable to midwifery;

    2. Demonstrate communication skills for midwifery work; and

    3. Express increasing knowledge of the complexity of midwifery relationships.

    Assessment Items

    Contact Hours

    Up to 3 hours per week consisting of seminars, workshops and flexible learning.



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