Midwifery Clinical Practice 1

Course code MIDI1202
Not available in 2017

Description

This course promotes the translation of theory into the practice of midwifery for well women and babies including antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal care.

Availability

Not currently available.

This Course was last offered in Semester 2 - 2016.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Apply communication skills to midwifery practice including communication about sensitive personal matters

2. Provide antenatal care for well women and babies under the supervision of a registered maternity care provider

3. Observe and discuss the process of prenatal parent education in the antenatal period

4. Provide labour care for well women and babies under the supervision of a registered midwife

5. Under the supervision of a registered midwife, support a woman to birth her baby and placenta and initiate skin to skin contact and breastfeeding

6. Provide postnatal care to well women and babies under the supervision of a registered midwife, including breastfeeding

7. Support the woman to care for her baby to prevent or correct physiological jaundice, hypothermia and/or hypoglycaemia of the newborn

Content

  • Module 1: Communication Skills Applied to Midwifery Practice
  • Module 2: Antenatal Care of Well Women and Babies
  • Module 3: Labour and Birth Care of Well Women and Babies
  • Module 4: Postnatal Care of Women and Babies Including Common Challenges

Requisite

This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Midwifery program. Pre-requisite- successful completion of NURS1101

Assumed Knowledge

Semester 1 Bachelor of Midwifery courses: NURS1101, HUBS1406, NURS1102.

Assessment Items

Formal Examination: Exam - Evidence of Satisfactory Clinical Practice (1a) and (1b) Attendance at clinical laboratories *

Participation: Satisfactory clinical practice requirements *

Written Assignment: Reflection on clinical learning incident

Tutorial / Laboratory Exercises: Attendance at and participation in Clinical Laboratories *

Participation: Preparation for and participation in tutorials *

* This assessment has a compulsory requirement.

Compulsory Requirements

In order to pass this course, each student must complete ALL of the following compulsory requirements:

General Course Requirements:

  • Laboratory: Attendance Requirement - Students must attend a minimum number of these sessions. - Students must ensure 100% attendance at and satisfactory preparation and participation in clinical laboratories.
  • Tutorial: Attendance Requirement - Students must attend a minimum number of these sessions. - Students must achieve a minimum of 80% tutorial preparation and participation (including completion of tutorial guides)

Course Assessment Requirements:

  • Participation: Pass Requirement - Students must pass this assessment item to pass the course.
  • Tutorial / Laboratory Exercises: Pass Requirement - Students must pass this assessment item to pass the course.
  • Participation: Pass Requirement - Students must pass this assessment item to pass the course.
  • Formal Examination: Pass Requirement - Students must pass this assessment item to pass the course.

Pre-Placement Requirements:

  • NSW Health Verification Requirements - Mandatory NSW Health Verification Requirements must be met.

Contact Hours