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MID2101 Professional, Political, Legal and Ethical Contexts of Midwifery

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Nursing and Midwifery
Student contribution band : National Priority - Nursing
ASCED code : 060303 - Midwifery


This course aims to provide foundational knowledge in order to develop a midwifery philosophy and begin to practice as a primary carer. The course will enable students to develop an understanding of the scope of practice of midwives in Australia and the significance of partnerships and the provision of a variety of midwifery models of care. Students will expand their knowledge of evidence based practice to include the discipline of midwifery in order to enhance clinical decision making.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2016 Online