MID8074 Midwifery and Collaborative Care 2 (FOSCI)


Semester 2 (EXT)Toowoomba


Units 1.0 (Midwifery) Band 4


Pre-requisite: MID8001 and MID8070 and Students must be enrolled in Program: MMID Co-requisite for MMID pre endorsement Students: MID8073


Pre-endorsement students must be placed with partner hospitals when enrolling in this course


Synopsis

The course gives consideration to common antenatal screening tests and some of the obstetric complications which they are used to detect. The course also explores caring for women who are experiencing complications of childbearing during the antenatal, intrapartum and postpartum periods, which includes introducing students to the knowledge and skills they need to care for women who are experiencing pre-existing and/or concurrent medical conditions during childbirth. Methods of pain relief and the care required for women experiencing caesarean section is also examined. Students will be encouraged to self-appraise their beginning midwifery practice using the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Council's National Competency Standards for the Midwife. Students will require access to e-mail and the internet for this course.