|Student Contribution Band:||Band 1|
|Administered by:||School of Nursing, Midwifery & Nutrition (pre 2015)|
This subject explores the factors impacting on the provision of midwifery care to Murri (Aboriginal) and Torres Strait Islander women and their families with a specific focus on promoting and improving the health of Murri and Torres Strait Islander women and families of Queensland. The subject is designed to promote the role of midwives in delivering midwifery care to Murri women and Torres Strait Islander women and their families within a primary health care and acute midwifery care setting. The student will develop an understanding and awareness of the historical and contemporary socio-political and cultural considerations which influence the health of Murri and Torres Strait Island women and their families in regards to accessing and receiving midwifery care. In addition, the student will develop an understanding of the importance of 'relationship to country' for Murri and Torres Strait Islander women in relation to their maternity care. Models of midwifery care will be introduced and explored with particular reference to appropriate models of midwifery care for Murri and Torres Strait Islander women and families.
|External, Study Period 1|
|Census Date 27-Mar-2014|
|Coord/Lect:||Dr Lynore Geia.|
|Method of Delivery:||WWW - LearnJCU|
|Assessment:||essays (50%); assignments (50%).|
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.