This course promotes the continued development translation of theory into the practice of midwifery for women and babies requiring complex antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal care. This course is needed to continue the development the student's clinical midwifery practice. It provides theory and skill development as well as specific clinical learning objectives.
Availability2022 Course Timetables
- Semester 1 - 2022
Manning Base Hospital
- Semester 1 - 2022
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
1. Apply elements of complex verbal, non-verbal and written interpersonal communication between midwives, women and their families and health professionals
2. Safely administer medication and blood products during labour and birth and the immediate post natal period
3. Recognise the need for and provide care in collaboration with other health professionals, for women and their babies, when childbirth become complex
4. Demonstrate evidence of satisfactory clinical performance and continuing development of midwifery relationships with well women and those with complex care needs
5. Provide continuity of midwifery care within the scope of practice of a student midwife
This course is comprised of five modules.
- Module 1: Medications for women and babies with complex care needs
- Module 2: Fetal monitoring and fetal distress
- Module 3: Midwifery care for women and babies with complex care needs
- Module 4: Midwifery care for women who have a surgical birth
- Module 5: Providing and supporting midwifery continuity of care
Review of Progress
This course is a compulsory program requirement for students in the following program(s):
In addition to meeting the University's overall requirements for academic progression, students enrolled in these program(s) must satisfactorily complete this course in order to progress in their program.
Students must be active in the Bachelor of Midwifery have successfully completed or be concurrently enrolled in MIDI1101, MIDI1204, and MIDI2106 to enrol in this course.
Previously completed or Concurrently enrolled in MIDI2106
Quiz: 4 Online Quizzes *
Journal: CCE Reflective Journal - Operative Care *
Log / Workbook: Evidence of Satisfactory Clinical Practice - Completion of 242 Clinical Hours *
Tutorial / Laboratory Exercises: Attendance at 18 Hours of Clinical Labs *
Practical Demonstration: Neonatal OSCA (Objective Structured Clinical Assessment) *
Online Learning Activity: Medicine Wise, Blood Safe *
* This assessment has a compulsory requirement.
In order to pass this course, each student must complete ALL of the following compulsory requirements:
General Course Requirements:
- Laboratory: There is a compulsory attendance requirement in this course. - Submission of completed MIDI 2105 laboratory preparation workbook prior to attending clinical laboratories Ensure 100% attendance at and satisfactory preparation and participation in clinical laboratories is a prerequisite for undertaking the clinical placement
Course Assessment Requirements:
- Quiz: Attempt / Submission Requirement - Students must attempt/submit this assessment item to pass the course. - Medication quiz - students must gain a grade of 90% or higher in order to pass this course
- Journal: Attempt / Submission Requirement - Students must attempt/submit this assessment item to pass the course.
- Tutorial / Laboratory Exercises: Attempt / Submission Requirement - Students must attempt/submit this assessment item to pass the course. - Submission of Clinical Lab Book to Blackboard Portal 24 hours before lab attendance
- Online Learning Activity: Attempt / Submission Requirement - Students must attempt/submit this assessment item to pass the course.
- Log / Workbook: 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. - Ensure 100% attendance at and satisfactory preparation and participation in Clinical Labs
- Practical Demonstration: Pass Requirement - Students must pass this assessment item to pass the course.
- NSW Health Verification Requirements - Mandatory NSW Health Verification Requirements must be met. - Student must attend a minimum of 100% of these sessions
Manning Base Hospital and Callaghan
Face to Face Off Campus 242 hour(s) per Term Full Term
80 x Birthing 40 x Postnatal 8 x Breastfeeding 8 x Women's Health 6 x Clinical Supervision 100 x CCE Relationship
Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks
Integrated Learning Session
Face to Face On Campus 3 hour(s) per Term Full Term
Face to Face On Campus 18 hour(s) per Term Full Term starting in week 1
Face to Face Off Campus 4 hour(s) per Term Full Term starting in week 1
Lectures are delivered virtually - zoom
Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Fortnight for 6 Weeks starting in week 1
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