COMMON COMPLEXITIES IN MATERNITY CARE

MID3CCM

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Students build on the foundation knowledge and skills pregnancy, birth & postnatal care with women with common childbearing complexities. Students extend knowledge of human anatomy, physiology, normal pregnancy, labour & birth & peurperium by examining the physiological cause & consequences of most common childbearing complexities including diabetes, medical co-morbidities, blood group incompatibilities and post term pregnancy. Basic fetal development is explored, and the factors that can interrupt fetal development. Using contemporary evidence-based guidelines, students will develop the skills & knowledge to provide safe and effective care to women experiencing common complexities. Studies incorporate safe competent care of the childbearing journey & the benefits of continuity of care for women experiencing complexities. The scope of practice of the midwife is covered. Clinical skills used in the provision of care to women experiencing common complexities will be consolidated.

SchoolSchool of Nursing & Midwifery

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRebecca Hyde

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be admitted in one of the following course codes: HZNMD or HZNMDB and must have passed MID2PCN and MID2CLB

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate comprehensive, safe and effective midwifery care to the woman according to the scope of practice of the midwife.

Activities:
Small group work / tutorial based activities, E- learning modules. Clinical placement and written reflection

02. Apply knowledge of the physiology of common complexities in pregnancy and their impact to facilitate maternal and fetal health and wellbeing throughout the spectrum of maternity care.

Activities:
Face to face lectures with discussion Small group work/ tutorial based activities, clinical placement and written reflection

03. Demonstrate effective communication and teamwork with the interdisciplinary team care for women with complexities of childbearing.

Activities:
Face to face lectures with discussion Small group work/ tutorial based activities, written assignment, clinical placement and written reflection

04. Appraise and critique contemporary evidence for use in the management of common complexities in childbearing

Activities:
Assessments

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2019, Week 31-45, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFiona Faulks

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 37 - 45
One 120.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 37 to week 45 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 45
One 6.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 45 and delivered via online.
"Students will complete 6-hours of online learning modules."

Lecture/Seminar Week: 31 - 36
One 3.0 hours lecture/seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 36 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture/Seminar Week: 31 - 36
Three 4.0 hours lecture/seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 36 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical placement (2,000-words equivalent)Hurdle requirement. It is essential to complete a minimum of 120 hours clinical placement in a maternity care environment, and a minimum of 2 clinical skills from the MCAT. 01, 02, 03, 04
One 2,000-word report65 02, 03, 04
One 30-minute online quiz (500-words equivalent)35 02, 04

Melbourne, 2019, Week 31-45, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRebecca Hyde

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 34 - 43
One 120.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 34 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 45
One 6.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 45 and delivered via online.
"Students will complete 6-hours of online learning modules."

Lecture/Seminar Week: 31 - 33
One 3.0 hours lecture/seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 33 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture/Seminar Week: 31 - 33
Three 4.0 hours lecture/seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 33 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical placement (2,000-words equivalent)Hurdle requirement. It is essential to complete a minimum of 120 hours clinical placement in a maternity care environment, and a minimum of 2 clinical skills from the MCAT. 01, 02, 03, 04
One 2,000-word report65 02, 03, 04
One 30-minute online quiz (500-words equivalent)35 02, 04