Enable students to commence, sustain and reflect upon further continuity experiences. Basic mental health for midwives is introduced. Students further develop their knowledge and skills in literature searching, clinical reasoning and evidence-informed decision-making. Law related to negligence, false imprisonment, defamation, child protection and mandatory reporting are presented and discussed.
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 discuss (at a beginning level) the common mental health disorders during childbearing including the midwife's role in health promotion, screening, assessment, referral and ongoing therapeutic support||Intellectual rigour||Lifelong learning|
|2||systematically search for knowledge/evidence and keep annotated records of results for a relatively simple or common question in practice||Intellectual rigour||Lifelong learning|
|3||use clinical reasoning skills to make evidence-informed decisions and assist women to make their own informed decision||Intellectual rigour||Lifelong learning|
|4||discuss the legal issue related to working as a midwife including negligence, false imprisonment, defamation, women's legal rights, child safety legalisation and mandatory reporting||Intellectual rigour||Lifelong learning|
|5||commence, sustain and reflect upon continuity experiences with their second group of seven pregnant women.||Intellectual rigour||Lifelong learning|
- Please refer to the Unit Handbook in MySCU for details: Pairman, S, Tracy, S, Thorogood, C & Pincombe, J , .Midwifery: Preparation for practice, 3rd edn, Churchill Livingstone, Sydney.
Teaching and assessment
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