ACUTE AND EMERGENCY MATERNITY CARE

MID4AEM

2021

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject, you will focus on the care of the women and her fetus/baby with additional needs due to high acuity and maternity emergency situations, for example, breech birth, PPH, cord prolapse, shoulder dystocia. This subject will build on prior knowledge of anatomy and physiology and the normal birth process to further develop clinical skill and the ability to think critically. You will develop theoretical knowledge, through research and enquiry learning methods, around acute and emergency situations as well as gain skills in situational management, multi-disciplinary collaborative relationships and leadership, whilst incorporating woman centred care and therapeutic communication. You will be provided with clinical experience and/or simulated events which will prepare them to recognise and respond effectively in acute and emergency situations.

SchoolNursing and Midwifery

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorRebecca Hyde

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

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

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in one of the following course codes: HZNMD or HZNMDB and must have passed one of the following subjects: MID3CCM or MID3CPR

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedYes

Work-based learningYes

Self sourced or Uni sourced
Uni Sourced

Entire subject or partial subjectPartial subject

Total hours/days required160 hours

Location of WBL activity (region)Domestic - regional
Domestic - metro

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Identify women at risk of acute and emergency clinical situations.
02. Provide safe and effective care to women and their babies with complex needs as a part of the multidisciplinary team.
03. Critique and appraise evidence for the management of specific clinical scenarios.
04. Demonstrate effective communication and collaboration within the multidisciplinary team, the woman and her family.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Week 02-26, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFiona Faulks

Class requirements

Laboratory ClassWeek: 5 - 6
Three 2.00 h laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 5 to week 6 and delivered via face-to-face.
Lab class 1 and 2 to be skill based session to be scheduled after Scheduled online classes, 1-3. Lab class 3 will be a simulation session and to be scheduled after other 2 lab sessions

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 2 - 26
One 160.00 h placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 2 to week 26 and delivered via face-to-face.

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 8 - 9
One 2.00 h scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 8 to week 9 and delivered via online.
Online workshop

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 5 - 6
Four 1.00 h scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 5 to week 6 and delivered via online.
Online lectures

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 2 - 26
One 16.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 2 to week 26 and delivered via online.
16 hrs of online modules and online lectures

WorkShopWeek: 5 - 6
Two 2.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 5 to week 6 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Part A: Critique and reflection of communication in provided emergency scenario (1000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO4

Part B Critique and reflection of management of emergency scenario 2 (2000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO3

2 hour examination (2000 word equivalent)
This is a hurdle requirement. Students must achieve at least 50% in the exam to pass the subject.

N/ACentral examIndividualYes40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Clinical participation (2,500 word equivalent)
Hurdle requirement. It is essential to complete a minimum of 160 hours clinical placement in a birthing environment, and a minimum of 2 intrapartum clinical skills from the MCAT.

N/AOtherIndividualYes0 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 06-26, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRebecca Hyde

Class requirements

Laboratory ClassWeek: 8 - 9
Three 2.00 h laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 8 to week 9 and delivered via face-to-face.
Lab class 1 and 2 to be skill based session to be scheduled after Scheduled online classes, 1-3. Lab class 3 will be a simulation session and to be scheduled after other 2 lab sessions

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 6 - 26
One 160.00 h placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 6 to week 26 and delivered via face-to-face.

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 8 - 9
Four 1.00 h scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 8 to week 9 and delivered via online.
Online lectures

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 8 - 9
One 2.00 h scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 8 to week 9 and delivered via online.
Online workshop

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 6 - 26
One 16.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 6 to week 26 and delivered via online.
16 hrs of online modules and online lectures

WorkShopWeek: 8 - 9
Two 2.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 8 to week 9 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Part A: Critique and reflection of communication in provided emergency scenario (1000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO4

Part B Critique and reflection of management of emergency scenario 2 (2000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO3

2 hour examination (2000 word equivalent)
This is a hurdle requirement. Students must achieve at least 50% in the exam to pass the subject.

N/ACentral examIndividualYes40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Clinical participation (2,500 word equivalent)
Hurdle requirement. It is essential to complete a minimum of 160 hours clinical placement in a birthing environment, and a minimum of 2 intrapartum clinical skills from the MCAT.

N/AOtherIndividualYes0 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4