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.
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||analyse factors affecting maternal and fraternal transition to parenthood and attachment to their babies, utilising theories and evidence||Intellectual rigour||Communication and social skills|
|2||identify knowledge and skills required to provide midwifery care to well neonates and their parents||Intellectual rigour||Communication and social skills|
|3||apply 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||apply 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||Communication and social skills|
- Davies, L & Macdonald, S., 2008, Examination of the newborn and neonatal health: A multidimensional approach, 2nd edn, Churchill Livingstone, Edinburgh.
- Pairman, S., Pincombe, J., Thorogood, C. & Tracy, S., 2015, Midwifery: Preparation for Practice, 3rd edn, Elsevier, Sydney.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2016 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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