Develops students' ability to discuss factors affecting maternal and fraternal transition to parenthood. Students attend practice placements and develop the knowledge and skills needed to provide midwifery care to well women and babies including those experiencing common problems in the postnatal period. Students are tested for numeracy skills.
Module 1: Midwifery care and the well neonate>
Module 2: Maternal-infant relationships
Module 3: Supporting breastfeeding
Module 4: Postnatal midwifery care
Module 5: Numeracy for drug calculations
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
GA1: Intellectual rigour,
GA3: Ethical practice,
GA4: Knowledge of a discipline,
GA5: Lifelong learning,
GA6: Communication and social skills,
GA7: Cultural competence
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||discuss factors affecting maternal and fraternal transition to parenthood and attachment to their babies, utilising theories and evidence||Intellectual rigour||Communication and social skills|
|2||demonstrate awareness of the knowledge and skills required to provide midwifery care to well neonates and their parents||Intellectual rigour||Communication and social skills|
|3||discuss the knowledge, attitudes and skills to promote the initiation and continuation of breastfeeding and to be able to support women who choose to bottle-feed||Intellectual rigour||Communication and social skills|
|4||provide midwifery care to well women including those experiencing common problems in the puerperium including discharge planning, community referrals and contraceptive advice||Intellectual rigour||Communication and social skills|
|5||engage in evidence-informed decision-making in relation to immunisation of the newborn and more generally||Intellectual rigour||Communication and social skills|
|6||demonstrate competence in numeracy assessment.||Intellectual rigour|
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