COLLABORATIVE PRACTICE IN MIDWIFERY

NSM4CPM

2021

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject, you will focus on complex scenarios in maternity care that require an ability to plan, implement and evaluate a multifaceted maternity situations. This subject enables you to develop critical thinking and problem solving skills, clinical proficiency in midwifery and effective communication skills for ethically oriented professional practice. You will be able to make high level independent judgements; plan, implement and evaluate practice and function effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team. The subject is delivered via a blended learning approach, comprising face-to-face teaching, workshops and online learning modules via LMS. This is supported by clinical practicum in the maternity setting.

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 HGMID or HGMIDB and passed NSM4MFA and NSM4MID OR Must be admitted in HGMW or HGMWB and have passed NSM4MFP and NSM4MID

Co-requisitesNSM4NSN

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsStudents must have a secured clinical hospital placement.

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Physiology in childbearing

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorRankin, J.

Year2017

Edition/Volume4th ed

PublisherElsevier

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Midwifery Preparation for Practice (Books 1 & 2)

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorPairman, S, Tracey, S, Dahlen, H, & Dixon, L

Year2019

Edition/Volume4th ed

PublisherElsevier

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Myles Textbook for Midwives

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorMarshall, J., & Raynor, M.

Year2014

Edition/Volume16th ed

PublisherEdinburgh: Churchill Livingstone

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Career Ready

Career-focusedYes

Work-based learningYes

Self sourced or Uni sourcedSelf Sourced

Entire subject or partial subjectPartial subject

Total hours/days required180 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. Make accurate assessments and develop reasonable and justifiable inferences in complex scenarios.
02. Apply midwifery knowledge, skills and/or equipment/technology to complex scenarios to the depth and breadth required of a beginning midwife.
03. Make informed, independent judgements and develop plans in response to complex scenarios, based on your review and analysis of relevant and substantial information.
04. Critically analyse current knowledge and processes in midwifery in order to inform your practice in complex situations.
05. Communicate effectively and sensitively with colleagues, women and the public in a variety of professional & social contexts
06. Perform effective independent work and work as an influential team member in a variety of situations within midwifery in accordance with the ethical standards of the profession.
07. Critically evaluate and apply available evidence to inform best practice in midwifery care.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Week 30-50, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHelen Nightingale

Class requirements

Laboratory ClassWeek: 38 - 38
One 3.00 h laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 38 to week 38 and delivered via face-to-face.
Groups to be run simultaneous

Laboratory ClassWeek: 31 - 31
One 3.00 h laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.
Groups to be run simultaneously

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 38 - 38
One 3.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 38 to week 38 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 30 - 31
Five 3.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 30 - 50
One 180.00 h placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend from week 30 to week 50 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 50
Thirteen 2.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 50 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 1,000 word reflective activity

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO7

1 x 4000 word equivalent case study assignment using specified media

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7

One 3hr examination (3000 word equivalent)Hurdle. Students must achieve 50% overall to pass the subject

N/AN/AN/AYes40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO7

Clinical assessment (1500 word equivalent)Hurdle requirement - students must complete at least 8 Clinical Assessment Tools (CAT) for midwifery students related to complex midwifery care.

N/AN/AN/AYesnull SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 30-50, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRebecca Hyde

Class requirements

Laboratory ClassWeek: 31 - 31
Two 3.00 h laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.
Thursday and Friday of week 31, students to have both labs on same day (2 groups per day)

LectureWeek: 30 - 31
Four 3.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.

LectureWeek: 38 - 38
Two 3.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 38 to week 38 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 30 - 50
One 180.00 h placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend from week 30 to week 50 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 50
Thirteen 2.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 50 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 1,000 word reflective activity

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO7

1 x 4000 word equivalent case study assignment using specified media

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7

One 3hr examination (3000 word equivalent)Hurdle. Students must achieve 50% overall to pass the subject

N/AN/AN/AYes40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO7

Clinical assessment (1500 word equivalent)Hurdle requirement - students must complete at least 8 Clinical Assessment Tools (CAT) for midwifery students related to complex midwifery care.

N/AN/AN/AYesnull SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7