NS3228 - Midwifery Practice and Complex Care
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Healthcare Sciences
This subject builds student knowledge of physiological and pathophysiological processes
to meet the needs of women requiring complex care due to complications of pregnancy
or pre-existing conditions. Students will examine the assessment, planning and evaluation
of midwifery care that meets the needs of women within a multi-discipline team.
- demonstrate knowledge of pathophysiological processes that may impact on the pregnancy,
birth and postnatal continuum;
- describe the role of the midwife in promoting woman centred care when complex collaborative
care is required;
- appraise the use of available health technology to support midwifery care in a complex
- evaluate evidence based practice in the provision of care for women with complex needs.
Study Period 1
|Census Date 28-Mar-2019
||Mrs Helen Coxhead, Dr Marie McAuliffe
||Mrs Helen Coxhead, Dr Marie McAuliffe, Mrs Michelle McElroy.
- 20 hours lectures
- 30 hours tutorials
- 80 hours - Assignment preparation and self-directed learning
||end of semester exam (50%); essays (30%); assignments (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; Achieve a cumulative score of
50% or more for the subject; Continuity of Care Experiences - students recruit two
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