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 legal, regulatory and moral aspects of practice both nationally and internationally.
Introduction to assessing emotional and mental wellbeing
National and International Midwifery Practice
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
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||critically analyse principles of emotional and mental wellbeing within the childbearing continuum||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice|
|2||explore national and global context of legal, regulatory and moral aspects of midwifery||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice|
|3||implement continuity of midwifery care and carer||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|
- Raynor, M & England, C, 2010, Psychology for Midwives, McGraw-Hill Open University Press, New York.