|Coffs Harbour||Session 1||Session 1|
|Gold Coast||Session 1||Session 1|
Enable students to commence, sustain and reflect upon further continuity experiences. Introduces basic principles of emotional and mental wellbeing within the childbearing continuum. Provides students with an understanding of the midwife’s role in relation to the regulatory framework of practice.
- Introduction to assessing emotional and mental wellbeing
- National regulatory framework of midwifery practice in Australia
- Providing and supporting continuity of care
- Reflection on and in practice
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||critically analyse principles of emotional and mental wellbeing within the childbearing continuum||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice|
|2||explore and reflect on the regulatory framework of midwifery in Australia||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice|
|3||demonstrate continuity of care in midwifery practice||Lifelong learning|
|4||reflect on clinical learning, and assess developing skills in midwifery practice, including evidence-based practice, clinical reasoning and decision making.||Lifelong learning|
- Thomson, G & Schmied, V (eds), 2017, Psychosocial Resilience & Risk in the Perinatal Period: Implications & guidance for professionals, 1st edn, Routledge. ISBN: 9781138101586.
Teaching and assessment
|Lecture online 12 hours (Over the intensive)|
|Tutorial on-site 24 hours (Over the intensive)|
|Tutorial online 2 hours (Once during the session)|
|Community/Professional placement 30 hours (Across the session)|
|Midwifery Practice Requirements||SR|
Commonwealth Supported courses
For information regarding Student Contribution Amounts please visit the Student Contribution Amounts.
Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
Please check the international course and fee list to determine the relevant fees.