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Frameworks for Midwifery PG (11309.1)

Level: Postgraduate Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 1, 4
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Discipline of Midwifery



    This unit examines professional, ethical and legal frameworks underpinning midwifery practice. Content is directed toward enhancing student abilities to critically analyse and develop a reasoned position to selected issues.

    This unit will be co-taught with 11302 Frameworks for Midwifery.

    Learning Outcomes

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

    1. Explore the influence of personal and professional values on decision making;

    2. Examine the regulatory frameworks that underpin midwifery practice;

    3. Analyse and apply ethical frameworks to midwifery practice;

    4. Analyse and explain the law as it applies to complex midwifery practice; and

    5. Apply ethical theories and principles in resolving complex midwifery dilemmas.

    Contact Hours

    Six hours of seminars, intensives, tutorials and flexible learning on-campus per week.




    Enrolment in HLM001 Master of Midwifery Practice.

    Assumed Knowledge


    Incompatible Units

    7951 Ethics and Law for Health Professionals AND 11302 Frameworks for Midwifery.

    Equivalent Units


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