Consolidates students' learning and applies their accumulated theoretical knowledge and skills to a selected area of midwifery practice. It provides an opportunity to enhance and deepen their capacity to undertake the role of the professional midwife
- The midwife's role within the broader socio-political context
- Evaluation of the effectiveness of an intervention
- Critical evaluation of own performance
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||critically apply the geo-socio-political and regulatory context to an area of midwifery practice||Intellectual rigour||Creativity||Cultural competence|
|2||critically review and appraise current evidence informed maternity practices and how it impacts upon quality care provision and the evidence that informs clinical decision-making within midwifery||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice|
|3||choose and effectively apply an analytical framework appropriate to a selected investigation||Intellectual rigour|
|4||assess, plan and implement safe midwifery care of women within their childbearing episode||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning||Communication and social skills||Cultural competence|
|5||critically reflect upon and evaluate your own performance as an intern, as a mentee and as a soon-to-be midwife||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning||Communication and social skills|
- Catling, C., Cummins, A., Hogan, R., 2016, Stories in Midwifery: Reflection Inquiry Action, 1st edn, Elsevier, Australia. ISBN: 9780729542234.
- Dwywer, T., Moxham, L., Reid-Searl, K., Broadbent, M., 2008, Health Student's Research Survival Guide, Pearson, Australia. ISBN: 9781 486003334.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2016 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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