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NS4993 - Midwifery Clinical Practice 2 (Capstone)

[Not offered in 2019]

Credit points: 9
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

In this subject students will apply their personal philosophy of midwifery in the provision of comprehensive woman centred care. The subject will have a particular emphasis on maternity care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and families, and rural and remote midwifery practice. Extended clinical experience will enable students to consolidate clinical skills and integrate theoretical knowledge essential to practice as a graduate midwife.

Learning Outcomes

  • apply the National Competency Standards for the Midwife in the provision of midwifery care;
  • apply principles of woman centered care in the provision and application of evidence-based midwifery practice for women and their babies;
  • plan and critically evaluate midwifery care in partnership with women;
  • demonstrate safe, appropriate, responsive and reflective quality midwifery care for women and their babies in any setting;
  • engage in therapeutic and professional relationships in the provision of collaborative midwifery care.
Prerequisites: NS3991 AND NS3228 AND NS3229

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.