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MID3101 Midwifery Challenges 1 - Maternal

Short Description: Midwifery Challenges 1
Units : 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


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.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2021 External
Date printed 30 November 2021