Develops students' knowledge and skills to provide collaborative care for women who require complex assessments and/or medical interventions during childbearing. Students also learn to care for women and/or babies who have relatively common challenges or 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.
- Complex Assessments and Interventions
- Complex disorders in childbearing
- Common Postnatal Complications
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||apply theoretical and evidence-based knowledge to midwifery care for women who require complex assessments and/or medical interventions during childbearing||Intellectual rigour||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||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||explain and analyse the theoretical and evidence-based knowledge needed to be able to provide midwifery care to women with common mental health concerns during childbearing, including anxiety, depression, grief and loss||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||apply clinical decision-making when caring for women and babies if complexities exist and/or arise.||Knowledge of a discipline|
- Chapman, V & Charles, C, 2018, The midwife’s labour and birth handbook, 4th edn, John Wiley & Sons Ltd, West Sussex.
- Gilbert, E, 2011, Manual of High Risk Pregnancy and Delivery, 5th edn, Mosby, St Louis.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2018 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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