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.
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.
- end of semester exam (50%)
- essays (30%)
- assignments (20%)
- recruit 2x cces (%)
- complete k2 modules (ngp) (%).
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; 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
||Mrs Helen Coxhead, Mrs Michelle McElroy
||Mrs Helen Coxhead, Dr Marie McAuliffe, Mrs Michelle McElroy.
- 20 hours lectures
- 30 hours tutorials
- 80 hours - Assignment preparation and self-directed learning
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