Unit aim

Requires students to amalgamate and utilise the knowledge, concepts and skills associated with their entire sequence of undergraduate study. Students will integrate and apply their knowledge about the Australian maternity care system and develop their knowledge about midwifery practice in an international setting. Students refine and finalise their professional portfolio and resume, then prepare a position application for future employment. Transition to the role of registered midwife, clinical competence and safety and quality in health care are the primary focus of this unit

Unit content

Module 1: Governance of Australian Maternity Care Services
Module 2: Relationships in Midwifery and Maternity Care Teams
Module 3: Personal and Professional Self Development
Module 4: Research Skills and Practice Improvement

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

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment

Coffs Harbour

Teaching method
Lecture online 2 hours
Tutorial on-site 2 hours (6 times in Wk 3)
Tutorial on-site 2 hours (Twice in Wk 4)
Community/Professional placement 46 hours (Across the session)
Tutorial online 2 hours (Once during session)
Assessment
Position Application50%
Midwifery Practice RequirementsSR
Essay50%

Gold Coast

Teaching method
Lecture online 2 hours
Tutorial on-site 2 hours (6 times in Wk 3)
Tutorial on-site 2 hours (Twice in Wk 4)
Community/Professional placement 46 hours (Across the session)
Tutorial online 2 hours (Once during session)
Assessment
Position Application50%
Midwifery Practice RequirementsSR
Essay50%
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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International

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