|Student Contribution Band:||Band 1|
|Administered by:||College of Healthcare Sciences|
Incorporating the philosophy of woman-centred care, this subject will focus on perinatal challenges in the pregnancy continuum. A perinatal challenge is an event that impacts on a woman's pregnancy or on a newborn's adaption to extrauterine life which, when corrected, enables the woman or the newborn to return to a normal pathway. The content will explore the physiological and pathophysiological processes that can lead to the development of these challenges and the midwifery skills, knowledge and care that can provide the necessary interventions, including pharmacological and non-pharmacological, to resolve the challenge for the woman and newborn.
Passing requirements: complete and submit all assessment items; participate in all scheduled classes during the residential block; achieve a cumulative score of at least 50% after the application of any penalties such as late penalties; achieve a satisfactory grade for the portfolio assessment task; achieve at least 50% for the examination. Examinations may be scheduled outside regular university examination period.
|Prerequisites:||NS5131 AND NS5132|
|Townsville, Mixed attendance, Study Period 2|
|Census Date 26-Aug-2021|
|Non-standard start/end 19-Jul-2021 to 19-Nov-2021|
|Face to face teaching 19-Jul-2021 to 23-Jul-2021|
|Coordinator:||Dr Karen Yates, Mrs Helen Coxhead|
|Lecturers:||Dr Karen Yates, Mrs Helen Coxhead, Ms Reuby Grantley-Davies.|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
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.