NS3229 - Newborn Challenges and Midwifery Care
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Healthcare Sciences
This subject builds on student's theoretical knowledge and clinical skills when caring
for the newborn including infants who are experiencing complex care in the special
care nursery. Students will gain experience working within a collaborative multidisciplinary
healthcare team in the care of newborns and their families who face challenges that
can be unexpected including grief and loss.
- explain the principles of support for the newborn requiring complex care;
- develop strategies for the supportive care of the unwell neonate;
- appraise evidence based practice to support the provision of family-centred newborn
care within the multidisciplinary team;
- apply national competency standards for the midwife to care provided.
- Invigilated > End of semester exam - (50%)
- Non-Invigilated > Assignments - (30%)
- Case study presentation - (20%)
- Professional portfolio (Pass/Fail) - (%)
- Professional Experience Placement (Sat/Unsat) - (%)
- Newborn resuscitation OSCE (Pass/Fail) - (%)
- Neonatal medication calculations (Pass/Fail) - (%).
Special Assessment Requirements
Examinations may be scheduled outside the regular university examination period -
refer to NM year planner. Pass requirements: complete and submit all assessment items;
attend 100% of clinical lab sessions or submit required makeup work; achieve a satisfactory
grade for PEP; achieve at least 50% in the formal examination; achieve pass result
for newborn resuscitation and neonatal medication calculations prior to PEP; achieve
a cumulative score of at least 50% for the subject.
Study Period 2
|Census Date 27-Aug-2020
||Mrs Gillian Harris.
- 10 hours lectures - 1 hour per week
- 20 hours tutorials - Face-to-face/online tutorials
- 20 hours practicals - Clinical laboratory and simulation sessions
- 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