Unit description

Enables students to commence, sustain and reflect upon further continuity experiences. The importance of self-care and life balance is explored. Skills and challenges of working in teams are discussed. Legal issues concerning working in organisations are presented and discussed. Reflective practice is used to learn from experience.

Unit content

Module 1: Self Care for the Midwife

Module 2: Working in Teams

Module 3: Organisational Legal Issues

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.

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Prescribed texts

Session 2

  • Fahy, K, Foureur, M & Hastie, C , 2008, Birth Territory and Midwifery Guardianship: theory for practice, education and research, 1st edn, Elsevier, Edinburgh.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment

Coffs Harbour

Teaching method
Lecture on-site 10 (Residential Session)
Tutorial on-site 12 (Residential Session)
Community/Professional placement 42
Assessment
Discussion board60%
Poster40%
Midwifery Practice RequirementsSR
Clinical skillsSR

Gold Coast

Teaching method
Lecture on-site 10 (Residential Session)
Tutorial on-site 12 (Residential Session)
Community/Professional placement 42
Assessment
Discussion board60%
Poster40%
Midwifery Practice RequirementsSR
Clinical skillsSR
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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