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.
Medication and IV fluid administration (adult and neonatal)
Pain management and anaesthetics
Complex assessments and interventions
Women who may require surgery
Caesarean delivery: care of the woman and baby
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||safely calculate and administer adult and neonate medication and IV fluids||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||apply knowledge and skills to provide care for women and/or baby who requires complex assessments and/or interventions in pregnancy, labour or postpartum; including caesarean delivery, birth and maternity emergencies including caesarean delivery||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|3||demonstrate evidence of achieving midwifery competency based upon the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia [NMBA] Competency Standards and all the clinical requirements of the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council [ANMAC]||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
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- Marshall, J & Raynor, M, 2016, Advancing Skills in Midwifery Practice, 4th edn, Elsevier, Edinburgh.
- Baston, H & Hall, J, 2017, Midwifery Essentials Labour Volume 3 , 2nd edn, Elsevier, Edinburgh. ISBN: 978-0-7020-7099-0.
- Johnson, R & Taylor, W, 2016, Skills for Midwifery Practice, 4th edn, Elsevier, Edinburgh. ISBN: 978-0-7020-6187-5.