Supports students to commence the final group of four midwifery continuity experiences and build upon knowledge and skills necessary for cultural safety when working with women from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities. Legal and ethical issues concerning parental rights and the rights of the child are discussed, including the impact on the self of the midwife. Ethical issues around mandatory reporting of a fellow professional are explored. Students will engage in career planning.
- Legal and ethical issues in practice
- Mandatory reporting of a fellow professional
- Cultural safety
- Career planning
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 a minimum of four women||Creativity||Cultural competence|
|2||critically discuss the legal and ethical issues concerning parental and child rights||Ethical practice|
|3||critically discuss the barriers for women from CALD communities being able to access culturally safe maternity care, and focus on strategies to create culturally competent services||Cultural competence|
|4||engage in career planning||Creativity|
|5||develop a clear, specific and achievable proposal for internship.||Creativity||Ethical practice|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2018 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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