NS2221 - Planning and Promoting a Healthy Pregnancy
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Healthcare Sciences
The underpinning philosophy of woman-centered, value based care is foundational to
this subject. Students will explore aspects of pregnancy planning, reproduction, conception
and fetal development and how these influence the outcome of a healthy newborn baby.
In particular, students will focus on the promotion of a healthy outcome of pregnancy
and the midwife's advocacy role to support women to make choices about their care.
- outline the evidence base for continuity of care in support of a woman centred approach
to midwifery care;
- explain the anatomy and physiology across the continuum of care;
- describe the role of the midwife in screening and assessment in promoting a healthy
- plan and implement strategies for ethical and culturally safe midwifery care including
the provision of education and information using appropriate media technologies;
- apply the NMBA Midwifery Standards for Practice (2018) in supporting woman centred
- end of semester exam (50%)
- pep: amsat tool (pass/fail) (%)
- assignments (30%)
- professional portfolio (sat/unsat) (%)
- presentation (20%)
- recruit 2x cces (%).
Special Assessment Requirements
Examinations may be scheduled outside regular university examination period - refer
to NM Year Planner. Students must complete and submit all items of assessment; 100%
attendance at Clinical Lab sessions; Professional Portfolio (sat/unsat); Achieve a
cumulative score of 50% or more for the subject; Continuity of Care Experiences -
students recruit two CCE women.
Study Period 1
|Census Date 26-Mar-2020
||Miss Natalie Cusens, Mrs Gillian Harris
||Miss Natalie Cusens, Mrs Gillian Harris, Mrs Michelle McElroy.
- 10 hours lectures - 1 hour per week
- 20 hours tutorials - Face-to-face/online tutorials
- 20 hours practicals - Clinical lab hours
- 80 hours placement
Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process,
and in case
of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest