Develops students' knowledge and skills to provide care for women and/or babies who require medical or surgical interventions during childbearing. Clinical placements are relevant to caring for women or babies who have complex problems. Students must demonstrate satisfactory progress towards attainment of mandatory practice requirements.
Module 1: Medication and IV fluid administration (adult and neonatal)
Module 2: Pain Management and Anaesthetics
Module 3: Women who may require surgery
Module 4: Caesarean Delivery: Care of the Woman and Baby
Module 5: Maternity Emergencies
Module 6: Review of Progress towards Completion of Mandatory Skills
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||Demonstrate the ability to safely administer adult medication and IV fluids.||Intellectual rigour||Communication and social skills|
|2||Demonstrate the knowledge and understanding necessary to care for a woman with abnormal pain in terms of the use of pharmacological pain management and anaesthetics.||Intellectual rigour||Communication and social skills||Cultural competence|
|3||Demonstrate the knowledge and understanding necessary to care for childbearing women (and babies) when surgical interventions are required during pregnancy or following birth complications.||Intellectual rigour||Communication and social skills||Cultural competence|
|4||Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to care for women and/or baby who requires complex assessments and/or interventions in pregnancy, labour or postpartum; including caesarean delivery, maternity emergencies including caesarean delivery.||Intellectual rigour||Communication and social skills||Cultural competence|
|5||Demonstrate the knowledge and understanding necessary to care for a woman and/or a baby who has problems with drugs or alcohol use.||Intellectual rigour||Communication and social skills||Cultural competence|
|6||Demonstrate the knowledge and understanding necessary to care for women with common mental health concerns during childbearing including anxiety, depression, grief and loss.||Intellectual rigour||Communication and social skills||Cultural competence|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2014 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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