NS4007 - Pharmacology for Midwives
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Healthcare Sciences
The focus of this subject is to prepare the future graduate midwife with sufficient
knowledge of legislation, policy, pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics to safely
and effectively work within maternity service drug therapy protocols.
- apply knowledge of the Drug Therapy Protocol: Midwives (Queensland Government, 2016)
or equivalent in planning care for mother and baby;
- critically analyse the pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics of medicines used in
maternity care in Australia;
- demonstrate the principles of quality use of medicines across the pregnancy continuum;
- demonstrate the application of the NMBA (2006) National Competency Standards for the
Midwife in relation to the use of medicines across the pregnancy continuum.
- end of semester exam (50%)
- viva (20%)
- essays (30%).
Special Assessment Requirements
Examinations may be scheduled outside regular university examination period - refer
to Clinical Ladder.
||NS4003 AND NS4004 AND NS4320 AND NS4101
||NS4340 AND NS4008
Study Period 2
|Census Date 27-Aug-2020
||Mrs Gillian Harris, Mrs Michelle McElroy
||Dr Marie McAuliffe, Mrs Gillian Harris, Mrs Michelle McElroy.
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately
- 13 hours lectures
- 26 hours practicals
- assessment and self-directed study
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