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2021 unit offering information will be available in September 2020

Unit description

Develops students' knowledge and skills to provide collaborative care for women who require complex assessments and/or interventions during childbearing. Students also learn to care for women and/or babies who have relatively common disorders during the childbearing period. This unit is taught concurrently with MWF20004 - Midwifery Practice in Complex Childbearing which is where the related clinical skills and professional experiences will occur.

Unit content

  • Collaborative assessments and interventions
  • Introduction to complex disorders in childbearing
  • Challenges that impact the maternal infant dyad

Learning outcomes

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.

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, 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:GA1GA2GA3GA4GA5GA6GA7
1apply theoretical and evidence-based knowledge to midwifery care for women who require complex assessments and/or medical interventions during childbearingIntellectual rigourKnowledge of a discipline
2identify and summarise the theoretical and evidence-based knowledge needed to be able to provide midwifery care to women and/or babies who have common challenges or disorders during childbearing Intellectual rigourKnowledge of a discipline
3explain and analyse the theoretical and evidence-based knowledge needed to be able to provide midwifery care to women and/or babies who have common challenges or disorders during childbearing Intellectual rigourKnowledge of a discipline
4apply clinical decision-making when caring for women and babies if complexities exist and/or arise.Knowledge of a discipline

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. apply theoretical and evidence-based knowledge to midwifery care for women who require complex assessments and/or medical interventions during childbearing
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  2. identify and summarise the theoretical and evidence-based knowledge needed to be able to provide midwifery care to women and/or babies who have common challenges or disorders during childbearing
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  3. explain and analyse the theoretical and evidence-based knowledge needed to be able to provide midwifery care to women and/or babies who have common challenges or disorders during childbearing
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  4. apply clinical decision-making when caring for women and babies if complexities exist and/or arise.
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline

Teaching and assessment

Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Fee information

Domestic

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Commencing 2021 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1

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