Sharing Knowledge in Midwifery (7944.2)
|Level:||Level 1 - Undergraduate Introductory Unit|
|HECS Bands:||1, 4|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Health|
|Discipline:||Discipline of Midwifery|
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- Winter Term, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (180563) - 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.
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.
Up to 3 hours per week consisting of seminars, workshops and flexible learning.