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NS5214 - Professional Midwifery Care

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

Professional Midwifery Care is designed to encapsulate aspects of the art and science of midwifery practice through discussion of the socio-historical, cultural and political issues for midwives, ethico-legal concerns, and contemporary professional issues.

Learning Outcomes

  • plan ongoing professional development into the medium term to meet identified learning needs;
  • critically analyse how their reflective practice will influence their professional development over the course of the degree and their careers;
  • critically discuss the social and political forces that influence how midwifery practice in Australia is shaped;
  • critically discuss relationships between ethical, legal and professional behaviours in midwifery practice;
  • critically analyse the full scope of practice of the midwife as a practitioner, according to national and statutory requirements.
Prerequisites: NS5131 AND NS5132

Availabilities

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Mrs Helen Coxhead, Dr Marie McAuliffe
Lecturers: Dr Marie McAuliffe, Mrs Gillian Harris.
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: essays (50%); assignments (50%); eportfolio [sat/unsat] (%).

External, Study Period 11
Census Date 12-Dec-2019
Coordinator: Dr Marie McAuliffe
Lecturers: Mrs Helen Coxhead, Dr Marie McAuliffe, Mrs Gillian Harris.
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: essays (50%); assignments (50%); eportfolio [sat/unsat] (%).

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.