Enables students to commence the final group of eight midwifery continuity experiences. Legal and ethical issues concerning parental rights and the rights of the child are discussed, including the impact on the self of the midwife. Research skills for evidence-informed decision-making are further developed. There is further development of the knowledge and skills necessary for cultural competence when working with Indigenous women and women from culturally and linguistically diverse communities.
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||Commence and sustain continuity experiences with the final group of women.||Ethical practice||Cultural competence|
|2||Critically discuss the legal and ethical issues, particularly those concerning the health and wellbeing of the baby and family.||Creativity||Ethical practice||Cultural competence|
|3||Find and assimilate research evidence about complex issues and talk through decision-making with women.||Creativity||Ethical practice||Cultural competence|
|4||Critically discuss the barriers for women from CALD communities being able to access culturally competent maternity care and focus on strategies to create culturally competent services.||Creativity||Ethical practice||Cultural competence|
|5||Engage in career planning with the aim of gaining employment on graduation.||Creativity||Ethical practice||Cultural competence|
- Homer, C, Brodie, P & Leap, N, Midwifery Continuity of Care, Churchill Livingstone, Sydney.
Teaching and assessment
|Lecture on-site 8 (Residential Session)|
|Tutorial on-site 10 (Residential Session)|
|Structured online learning 1 hr (12 weeks)|
|Community/Professional placement 38|
|Short written response||50%|
|Midwifery Practice Requirements||SR|
|Agreement with RM for Session 2 'Midwifery Internship'||SR|
Commonwealth Supported courses
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