|Coffs Harbour||Session 1||Session 1|
|Gold Coast||Session 1||Session 1|
Contextualises the role of the midwife and primary health care from the Australian and global healthcare perspective including historical, socio-political, culture influences and the social determinates of health. Students explore fundamental frameworks for evidence-informed, culturally competent and appropriate midwifery care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and other people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
- History of health provision from an Australian and global perspective
- Philosophy, principles and strategies of primary health care including social determinants of health (Australian and global)
- Health beliefs, systems and practices and midwifery care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and other culturally and linguistically diverse communities.
- Principles of cultural competence and philosophy of midwifery
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
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||outline the history of health provision from an Australian and global perspective||Cultural competence|
|2||describe how the philosophy, principles and strategies of primary health care apply to a woman and her family from an Australian and global healthcare perspective||Knowledge of a discipline||Cultural competence|
|3||outline differing health beliefs, systems and practices as well as issues and barriers which impact on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and other people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds||Knowledge of a discipline||Cultural competence|
|4||discuss the principles of cultural safety when interacting with childbearing women, their families and other health professionals in ways that are consistent with the philosophy of midwifery||Ethical practice|
|5||identify and describe key social determinants of health including culture and ethnicity and the relevance of this to wellbeing, health and illness.||Knowledge of a discipline||Cultural competence|
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Teaching and assessment
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Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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