|Short Description:||Midwifery Challenges 1|
|Faculty or Section :||Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences|
|School or Department :||School of Nursing and Midwifery|
|Student contribution band :||Band 1|
|ASCED code :||060303 - Midwifery|
|Grading basis :||Graded|
|Version produced :||5 March 2021|
Pre-requisite: MID2101 and MID2201 and MID2202 and MID2499
This course aims to provide the student with an understanding of the challenges associated with childbearing such as infertility, chronic illness, substance abuse, obesity, trauma and hypertension in pregnancy. Content also addresses complications related to birth such as breech, shoulder dystocia, maternal collapse, haemorrhage and malpresentation. Cultural aspects that can have an impact of childbearing, birth and the postnatal period are also addressed.
This course contains a mandatory residential school.
|Semester 1, 2021||External|