MID8073 Midwifery and Collaborative Care 1
Pre-requisite: MID8001 or MID8070 (Pre-registration students only) and Students must be enrolled in Program: MMID
MMID pre-registration students must be commencing the clinical contract with partner hospital in this semester.
The course builds on knowledge and skills introduced in MID8070 and MID8001. The emphasis is on the perinatal and postnatal period. Students will appraise a variety of models of care offered through maternity services. Pathophysiology and associated management including pharmacology of alterations from normal childbirth provide the foundation for midwifery care. Concepts for clinical decision making for complexities in infant feeding issues will be explored. Students will learn to apply evidence informed practice using Page's five steps of midwifery inquiry.