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MID3102 Midwifery Challenges 2 - Neonatal

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Nursing and Midwifery
Student contribution band : Band 1
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 22 May 2022


Pre-requisite or Co-requisite: MID3101


This course will enable students to extend their knowledge of the challenges associated with foetal development, the neonate and aberrant adaptations experienced by newborns. The course addresses key anomalies associated with the neonate and introduce students to global and national strategies to manage or treat neonatal abnormalities to assist students extend their scope of practice.

This course aims to provide the student with the knowledge and skills to assist women who experiences breastfeed challenges. Content will address the numerous variations that can occur pre or post birth such as congenital abnormalities, facial, neural tube and genitourinary defects, and respiratory and cardiac anomalies. Support and treatment modalities will be explored in terms of surgical intervention, and relevant physical strategies, support groups and national and international organisations.

This course contains a mandatory residential school.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2022 External
Date printed 22 May 2022