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LocationDomesticInternational
Coffs HarbourSession 1Session 1
Gold CoastSession 1Session 1

Unit description

Develops the midwifery knowledge, skills and attitudes required to work with women in the contexts of existing or childbearing induced mental health and wellbeing.

Unit content

  • Factors that create mental illness
  • Common mental health disorders during childbearing
  • Major mental illness during childbearing
  • Drugs and alcohol use in childbearing

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Prescribed texts

Session 1

  • Prescribed text information is not currently available.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment

Coffs Harbour

Teaching method
Community/Professional placement 30 hrs (Across the session)
Lecture online 12 hours (Over the intensive)
Tutorial on-site 24 hours (Over the intensive)
Assessment
Evaluative Case study50%
Midwifery Practice requirementsSR
Exam: closed book50%

Gold Coast

Teaching method
Community/Professional placement 30 hrs (Across the session)
Lecture online 12 hours (Over the intensive)
Tutorial on-site 24 hours (Over the intensive)
Assessment
Evaluative Case study50%
Midwifery Practice requirementsSR
Exam: closed book50%
Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Fee information

Domestic

Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1

Fee paying courses
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International

Please check the international course and fee list to determine the relevant fees.

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