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
Study Period 1,
|Census Date 28-Mar-2019
||Mrs Gillian Harris
||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
||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. 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.
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