COMPROMISED BIRTH B

MID4CBB

2014

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject students will consolidate knowledge skills and experience gained throughout the midwifery course to enable students to transition into the role of a beginning midwife. Students will further develop their skills and understanding of the midwife's scope of practice in all birth settings. Under supervision students will manage the care of the woman in labour recognising and managing situations that may compromise the birth process. Students will consolidate their knowledge of managing emergency care situations.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorMichelle Newton

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites MID1PRE amd MID2NLB and MID2PNC and MID3NEO and MID3CPR and MID4CBA.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjects MID42CBB

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsMidwifery: preparation for practice.PrescribedPairman, S, Pincombe, J, Thorogood, C & Tracy, S 2006ELSEVIER SYDNEY
ReadingsMyles texbook for midwivesPrescribedFraser, D M & Cooper M A 2009,ELSEVIER, UK

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Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMichelle Newton

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site
One 30.0 days placement - off site per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students will complete 240 hours (approximately 30 days) of clinical placement, normally in block mode over six weeks, throughout the teaching period."

Seminar
One 7.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop
One 14.0 hours workshop per study period and delivered via online.
"Students complete 14 hours in total of online workshops and self-directed learning throughout the teaching period."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
clinical practice competencyHurdle requirement1
one 2,500 word refective pieceHurdle Requirement: Students must pass all assessment items and clinical to obtain a pass in this subject.35
one 5,500-word clinical report64

Melbourne, 2014, Week 46-50, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMichelle Newton

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site
One 30.0 days placement - off site per study period and delivered via face-to-face.

Seminar
One 7.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop
One 14.0 hours workshop per study period and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
clinical practice competencyHurdle requirement1
one 2,500 word refective pieceHurdle Requirement: Students must pass all assessment items and clinical to obtain a pass in this subject.35
one 5,500-word clinical report64