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NS4772 - Transition to Practice (Midwifery)

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

This subject brings together key concepts covered throughout the previous years of study organised by the NMBA National Competency Standards for the Midwife. Appraisal of the four domains that address the central aspects of midwifery practice will construct preparation for transition to practice as a graduate midwife.

Learning Outcomes

  • integrate knowledge from professional studies in preparation for the professional role;
  • critically evaluate own preparedness for practice against the National Registration Standards for the Midwife;
  • articulate and address individual learning needs to facilitate the transition to professional practice;
  • demonstrate the accumulation and application of knowledge, skills and experiences necessary to meet the NMBA registration requirements for the midwife.

Subject Assessment

  • Assessment consists of: Presentation - Personal midwifery philosophy (pass/fail); Professional development plan for graduate year (pass/fail); Completion of midwifery clinical workbook (pass/fail).

Special Assessment Requirements

All assessments will be non-graded Pass/Fail. A pass is required in all assessment pieces to pass the subject.

Prerequisites: NS4993


Townsville, Mixed attendance, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Face to face teaching (TBA)
Workload expectations:
  • 30 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 20 hours - Self directed learning
  • 80 hours professional Experience
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

Note: 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 official information.