Available in 2021
Course code

MIDI2204

Units

20 units

Level

2000 level

Course handbook

Description

This course promotes the continued development and 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.


Availability2021 Course Timetables

Callaghan

  • Semester 2 - 2021

Manning Base Hospital

  • Semester 2 - 2021

Learning outcomes

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 with perinatal mental health issues and their families and health professionals

2. Apply evidenced based research to midwifery practise when caring for women with perineal trauma and the maintenance of pelvic floor integrity

3. Apply clinical decision making while providing appropriate care for women and their babies when complexities exist and/or medical emergencies arise

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 the student midwife


Content

This course is comprised of five modules:

  • Module 1: Perinatal mental health e-learning
  • Module 2: Maintaining genital tract integrity and perineal suturing
  • Module 3: Clinical decision-making and action in life threatening situations
  • Module 4: Developing Midwifery Practice
  • 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.


Requisite

Students must be active in the Bachelor of Midwifery must have completed or be concurrently enrolled in MIDI2105 and MIDI2203 to enrol in this course.


Assumed knowledge

NURS1101, MIDI1101, MIDI1203, MIDI1204, MIDI2106, MIDI2105 or be concurrently enrolled


Assessment items

Quiz: Online Quiz *

Journal: Continuous Care Experience Journal *

Tutorial / Laboratory Exercises: Attendance at 18 hours Clinical Labs *

Log / Workbook: Evidence of Satisfactory Clinical Practice *

Online Learning Activity: K2MS eLearning Modules *

Portfolio: eLearning Certificates *

Professional Task: Completion of 214 Clinical Hours *

Online Learning Activity: Beyond Blue Perinatal Mental Health e-Learning Modules *

* 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:

  • Clinical: There is a compulsory attendance requirement in this course. - Student must attend a minimum of 100% of these sessions
  • Individual Supervision: There is a compulsory attendance requirement in this course. - Student must attend a minimum of 6 hours per semester (additional supervision hours requirements in clinical component)
  • Laboratory: There is a compulsory attendance requirement in this course. - Ensure 100% attendance at and satisfactory preparation and participation in clinical laboratories is a prerequisite for undertaking the clinical placement

Course Assessment Requirements:

  • Online Learning Activity: Attempt / Submission Requirement - Students must attempt/submit this assessment item to pass the course.
  • Portfolio: Attempt / Submission Requirement - Students must attempt/submit this assessment item to pass the course.
  • Log / Workbook: 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. - Clinical Laboratory workbooks required to be submitted 24 hours before laboratory attendance
  • Journal: Attempt / Submission Requirement - Students must attempt/submit this assessment item to pass the course.
  • Quiz: Attempt / Submission Requirement - Students must attempt/submit this assessment item to pass the course.
  • Professional Task: 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. - Satisfactory performance in clinical laboratories is a prerequisite for undertaking clinical placement

Pre-Placement Requirements:

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

Contact hours

Callaghan and Manning Base Hospital

Clinical

Face to Face Off Campus 214 hour(s) per Term Full Term

40 x Birthing 40 x Postnatal 40 x Nursery 8 x Breastfeeding 6 x Clinical Supervision 80 x Continuity of Care Experience

Integrated Learning Session

Face to Face On Campus 3 hour(s) per Term Full Term

Individual Supervision

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks

Laboratory

Face to Face On Campus 18 hour(s) per Term Full Term

Lecture

Online 4 hour(s) per Term Full Term

Lectures to be delivered virtually - zoom

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