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After Birth: Complexity in Early Parenting (7947.2)

Level: Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 1, 4
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Discipline of Midwifery

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    Syllabus

    Using a woman centred approach, this unit will use midwifery, medical, pharmacological and other theory and research to develop students' midwifery knowledge and skills to assist women who are experiencing complications in the postnatal time and in transition to parenting. Emphasis will be placed on students integrating their knowledge of well processes with a developing knowledge and understanding of the needs of women and their babies who either are at risk of becoming ill or who have become ill.

    Learning Outcomes

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

    1. Demonstrate an understanding of midwifery, medical, pharmacological and other theory as it applies to the provision of care for ill or at risk women;

    2. Demonstrate an understanding of midwifery, medical, pharmacological and other theory as it applies to the provision of care for ill or at risk babies and infants; and

    3. Show an understanding of the complex needs of ill or at risk women and their babies.

    Assessment Items

    Contact Hours

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

    Prerequisites

    7942 Growing a Family

    Corequisites

    None.

    Assumed Knowledge

    None.

    Equivalent Units

    None.


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