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MID3202 Family Health and Mental Wellbeing in Midwifery Practice

Short Description: Health & Mental Wellbeing
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
Grading basis : Graded


Pre-requisite: MID3101 and MID3102 and MID3199 and MID3299


This course aims to provide the student with knowledge and skills aligned with family health and mental wellbeing. Mental health disorders will be explored and the impact on attachment, early parenting, the baby and family. The midwives role in assessment and caring for women with a mental illness will be critically analysed. Exploration of maternal infant attachment theories and styles of attachment will occur together with their impact on infant mental health. Pregnancy loss, stillbirth and neonatal death and the impact on the family will also be examined.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2019 Online