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Continuity Midwifery B PG (11317.1)

Level: Postgraduate Level
Credit Points: 6
HECS Bands: 1, 4
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Discipline of Midwifery

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    Syllabus

    Using a woman-centred, primary health care approach, this unit continues to draw on midwifery, medical, pharmacological and other theory and research to assist the student in the development of midwifery competence to support women during pregnancy, labour and early parenting. This unit continues to assist the student to form useful midwifery relationships with women during their childbearing experience in a continuity of care model. The student will build on capabilities developed in Continuity Midwifery A PG with an emphasis on wellness and complexity in midwifery work.

    This unit is co-taught with 11303 Continuity Midwifery B and 11306 Continuity Midwifery B G.

    Learning Outcomes

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

    1. Reflexively apply an integrated and advanced understanding of midwifery, medical, pharmacological and other theory to the provision of midwifery care for women and their babies;

    2. Demonstrate competence in midwifery work in both community and hospital settings, across the continuum of care;

    3. Demonstrate satisfactory achievement of the UC Bachelor of Midwifery 'minimum practice requirements';

    4. Demonstrate satisfactory achievement of the NMBA National Competency Standards for the Midwife;

    5. Exhibit a transformation in identity, outlook and behaviour that reflects an integrated understanding of the difference between nursing and midwifery philosophies and models of care; and

    6. Reflect on their midwifery practice to identify and respond to learning needs.

    Contact Hours

    Six hours of on-campus interactive workshops, seminars and guest speakers per week.

    Prerequisites

    11313 Continuity Midwifery A PG.

    Corequisites

    Must be enrolled in HLM001 Master of Midwifery Practice.

    Assumed Knowledge

    None.

    Incompatible Units

    11303 Continuity Midwifery B and 11306 Continuity Midwifery B G.

    Equivalent Units

    None.


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