MID8001 Preparation for Midwifery Practice (FOSCI)


Semester 1 (EXT)Toowoomba


Units 1.0 (Midwifery) Band 4


Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in the following Program: MMID


Synopsis

The partnership between mother and midwife forms a central focus of this course which builds upon students' previous knowledge and experience of primary health care, interpersonal counselling and adult learning skills. The ethical basis of the partnership will be introduced. The student midwife will be facilitated to become more self-knowing, self-nurturing and self-expressive as a basis for being able to maintain partnerships with childbearing women. The student will also learn how to provide midwifery care and support for well women from pre-conception through pregnancy, birth and the postnatal period.