|Student Contribution Band:||Band 1|
|Administered by:||College of Healthcare Sciences|
This subject is underpinned by the primary health care principles of woman centred and value base care. The focus is to develop knowledge and skills that enable safe and appropriate care to labouring and birthing women. Content includes, supporting physiological and pharmacological knowledge and midwifery skills related to women and their families in normal labour, birth and the puerperium. The role of the midwife in establishing and supporting breastfeeding will be developed. Students will explore the physiological adaptation of the well neonate to extra uterine life. Examination of the well newborn will be introduced.
Examinations may be scheduled outside the regular University examination period - refer to NM Year Planner. Pass requirements: complete and submit all assessment items; achieve a satisfactory grade for the professional portfolio; achieve a satisfactory grade for Professional Experience requirements; achieve at least 50% in the formal examination; achieve a cumulative score of at least 50% for the subject.
|Prerequisites:||NS5131 AND NS5132|
|Study Period 2, External|
|Census Date 27-Aug-2020|
|Coordinator:||Mrs Helen Coxhead, Dr Janelle James-McAlpine|
|Lecturers:||Mrs Helen Coxhead, Dr Marie McAuliffe, Dr Janelle James-McAlpine.|
|Method of Delivery:||WWW - LearnJCU|
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.