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MID3199 Midwifery Practice 5

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 : Pass/Not Pass
Version produced : 22 May 2022


Pre-requisite: MID2399 and MID2499


Midwifery practice is an ordered sequence of clinical experiences enabling progressive development and application of evidence-based knowledge for the advancement of clinical skills necessary to deliver effective care. This course addresses the complexities and increased needs of women in labour. Students will apply midwifery principles when providing collaborative care for women birthing by caesarean section. Students will have the opportunity to work with a midwife in a midwifery clinical setting. This course enables the student to blend foundational knowledge with critical thinking and professional reflection.

The assessment in this course is competency-based. Students will achieve either a pass or fail for each assessment. Students need to pass all assessment items to successfully complete the course. These competency items form part of the USQ accreditation agreement with the accrediting organisation/s (where relevant).

This course enables students to apply the concepts of holistic and theoretical analysis to provide professional and competent skills to women who have increased needs during labour. Students will employ a holistic approach to assessment and management of women in relation to challenging situations that require intensive midwifery labour surveillance. This course will enable the student to develop skills to care for the woman who has a caesarean section. The student will apply knowledge and critical thinking to assist supporting women and babies during more challenging situations.

Course offers

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