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.
Module 1: Self Care for the Midwife
Module 2: Working in Teams
Module 3: Organisational Legal Issues
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||reflect and learn from their experiences of providing continuity of care of childbearing women and their families||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice|
|2||evaluate the effects of continuity experiences on the midwife and develop self-care, resiliency strategies||Intellectual rigour||Creativity||Ethical practice|
|3||work effectively and harmoniously in teams and develop appropriate assertiveness skills||Intellectual rigour||Creativity||Ethical practice|
|4||discuss the law that applies to organisations and their employees.||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice|
- Fahy, K, Foureur, M & Hastie, C , 2008, Birth Territory and Midwifery Guardianship: theory for practice, education and research, 1st edn, Elsevier, Edinburgh.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2015 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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