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Midwifery Possibilities (7950.1)

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


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    • Winter Term, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (180567) - View
    • Winter Term, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (164550) - View
    • Winter Term, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (152418) - View
    • Winter Term, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (141162) - View

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    By drawing together the threads of this degree, this unit is designed to help students look towards their futures as they prepare for registration as a midwife. Curriculum content such as responsibility, career-long learning, professional reflexivity, research and technology, inter-professional rivalry and cooperation, race, gender, poverty and wealth, rural, remote, local and global health issues will be revisited in the context of the students as fully-fledged members of the global midwifery community.

    Learning Outcomes

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

    1. Demonstrate a developing understanding of the complexities and possibilities held within the shared world of childbearing and midwifery;

    2. Critically reflect on philosophies and practices as they apply to the midwife; and

    3. Demonstrate an understanding of local and global midwifery responsibility and practice.

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    Contact Hours

    Up to 3 hours per week consisting of seminars, workshops and web-enhanced learning.


    7948 Continuity Midwifery A

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