|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.
Passing requirements: complete and submit all assessment items; achieve a cumulative score of at least 50% after the application of any penalties such as late penalties; achieve a satisfactory grade for the clinical competencies, K2 modules and professional experience placement; achieve at least 70% for the online quizzes; achieve at least 50% for the examination. Examinations may be scheduled outside regular university examination period.
|Prerequisites:||NS5131 AND NS5132|
|Study Period 2, External|
|Census Date 26-Aug-2021|
|Coordinator:||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.