Available in 2022
Course code

MIDI3105

Units

20 units

Level

3000 level

Course handbook

Description

The course encourages students to develop skills in self-awareness and self-nurturing to promote their own health. Skills in effective teamwork and professional development of self and others are discussed. Interpersonal skills necessary to work harmoniously are also essential for midwives. Clinical skills and competence to practise is supported.


Availability

Callaghan

  • Semester 1 - 2022

Manning Base Hospital

  • Semester 1 - 2022

Replacing course(s)

This course replaces the following course(s): MIDI3103. Students who have successfully completed MIDI3103 are not eligible to enrol in MIDI3105.


Learning outcomes

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

1. Practise interpersonal skills that enhance interdisciplinary and intra-disciplinary communication and collegiality

2. Demonstrate midwifery practice that incorporates the National Guidelines for Consultation and Referral guidelines

3. Demonstrate the ability to assess, plan and implement safe and effective midwifery care

4. Provide evidence of professional development and portfolio preparation for entry into the workforce

5. Provide midwifery continuity of care within the scope of practice of a midwifery student


Content

This course is comprised of three modules.

  • Module 1- Midwifery and the maternity care environment
  • Module 2 - Preparation for practice as a midwife
  • Module 3 - 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 and must have successfully completed MIDI1101, MIDI1204, MIDI2105, and MIDI2204, to enrol in MIDI3105.


Assumed knowledge

MIDI1101

MIDI1204

MIDI2105

MIDI2204


Assessment items

Quiz: Online Quiz *

In Term Test: In Class Exam - Week 12 *

Journal: Reflective Journal - Collaborative Care *

Log / Workbook: Evidence of Satisfactory Clinical Practice *

Tutorial / Laboratory Exercises: Attendance at Clinical Lab and Participation in Laboratory Preparation *

Professional Task: Completion of 242 Clinical Hours *

Online Learning Activity: Completion and Submission of K2M 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
  • 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
  • Tutorial: There is a compulsory attendance requirement in this course.

Course Assessment Requirements:

  • Online Learning Activity: 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
  • Log / Workbook: Attempt / Submission Requirement - Students must attempt/submit this assessment item to pass the course.
  • 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
  • In Term Test: Minimum Grade / Mark Requirement - Students must obtain a specified minimum grade / mark in this assessment item to pass the course.

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 242 hour(s) per Term Full Term

40 x Birthing 40 x Postnatal 40 x Antenatal 16 x Child and Family Health 6 x Clinical Supervision 100 x Continuity of Care Experience Relationships

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 Full Term

Laboratory

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

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 4 hour(s) per Term Full Term

Lectures are internal or online

Practicum

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Fortnight for 6 Weeks starting in week 2

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Term Full Term starting in week 12

Student must attend a minimum of 100% of these sessions - In-Class Exam

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.