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MID8001 Preparation for Midwifery Practice

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Sciences
School or Department : Nursing and Midwifery


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


The woman-centred partnership between mother and midwife is a central to this course building on knowledge and experience of primary health care, interpersonal communication and education principles. The course introduces concepts relating to safety, partnership formation, and cultural variations in childbearing practice
The student will learn how to provide midwifery care and support for well women from pre-conception through pregnancy, birth and the postnatal period using the continuity of care model. To support personal and professional development, a process of reflection on practice will be introduced. A residential school of one week will provide intensive instruction to prepare students for beginning midwifery practice.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2012 External