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
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
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||assess own knowledge, attitudes and skills development to propose suitability for transition into the workforce as a Registered Midwife||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|2||assess, plan and implement evidence-informed midwifery practice when caring for women during her childbearing||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning||Communication and social skills||Cultural competence|
|3||contrast local (State) and international regulatory and governance influences to an area of midwifery practice and how it impacts upon quality care provision||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||critically analyse and evaluate current evidence that informs clinical decision-making within midwifery||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning||Communication and social skills|
|5||critically review and appraise current evidenced to an area of midwifery practice and how it impacts upon quality care provision||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
- Downe, S., & Byrom, S., Simpson, L. , 2011, Essential Midwifery Practice: leadership, expertise and collaborative working., Blackwell Publishing Ltd, West Sussex.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2017 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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