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MID8073 Midwifery and Collaborative Care 1

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


Pre-requisite: MID8001 or MID8070 (Pre-registration students only) and Students must be enrolled in Program: MMID

Other requisites

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.
This course includes a one (1) week residential school to facilitate interprofessional network development within the health care system through a USQ partner hospital.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2012 External