MIDWIFERY IN PRACTICE

NSM4MIP

2021

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this clinically focused subject you will develop skills in the provision of midwifery care across the childbirth continuum. This subject enables you to develop clinical proficiency in midwifery and effective communication skills for woman-centred professional practice. This will be achieved through introductory workshops, online discussion forums and engagement in your clinical practice including Continuity of Care Experiences (CoCE). NSM4MIP extends across the duration of the course concluding when all the clinical requirements and competency prescribed by AHPRA for registration as a midwife are complete. You will be required to reflect on your experiences of working with women engaged in CoCE and complete all components of the Midwifery Practice Portfolio.

SchoolNursing and Midwifery

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorStefanie Zugna

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 courses: HGMW, HGMWB - Graduate Diploma in Midwifery

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsStudents must have secured a clinical hospital placement This subject has been designed to be taken alongside NSM4MID and NSM4MFP, NSM4CPM, NSM4NSN, NSM4IPH

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

National Midwifery Guidelines for consultation and referral

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorAustralian College of Midwives

Year2013

Edition/Volume3rd ed

PublisherAustralian College of Midwives

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Chapter/issueN/A

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Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Midwifery practice portfolio

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorLa Trobe University

Year2019

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherLa Trobe University

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Chapter/issueN/A

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Communicate effectively and sensitively with other health professionals, women and families in a variety of professional and social contexts.
02. Practice within the scope of practice of a midwife and collaboratively work with other appropriate health professionals to deliver high quality services.
03. Assess, plan, implement, and evaluate safe and effective woman-centred care.
04. Reflect on and evaluate their own practice to guide professional development that will enhance midwifery care
05. Plan and deliver care in partnership with women, ensuring midwifery continuity of care
06. Practice with accountability and professional responsibility according to the policies, guidelines and documentation requirements governing legal and professional standards.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Week 05-50, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHeather Grimes

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 7 - 7
One 3.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 7 to week 7 and delivered via face-to-face.
Classes will be delivered in block mode

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 9 - 24
One 300.00 h placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 9 to week 24 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 5 - 50
Two 1.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 5 to week 50 and delivered via online.
Students will access online modules via LMS

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Reflections on continuity of care experiences (CoCEs) (10 x 200 words) (2000 word equivalent) Hurdle requirement Ungraded, as per professional registration requirementsN/AN/AN/AYes20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Completion of the Clinical assessment tool, clinical competencies and course hours (3000 word equiv) Hurdle requirement Ungraded, as per professional registration requirementsN/AN/AN/AYes30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO5, SILO6
Documented completion of 10 CoCEs (10 x 500 words) (5000 word equivalent) Hurdle requirement Ungraded, as per professional registration requirementsN/AN/AN/AYes50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 05-50, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorStefanie Zugna

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 6 - 6
One 1.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 6 to week 6 and delivered via face-to-face.
Classes will be delivered in block mode

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 30 - 30
One 1.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 30 and delivered via face-to-face.
Classes will be delivered in block mode

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 15 - 15
One 1.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 15 to week 15 and delivered via face-to-face.
Classes will be delivered in block mode

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 5 - 50
One 295.00 h placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 5 to week 50 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 5 - 50
Two 1.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 5 to week 50 and delivered via online.
Students will access online modules via LMS

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Reflections on continuity of care experiences (CoCEs) (10 x 200 words) (2000 word equivalent) Hurdle requirement Ungraded, as per professional registration requirementsN/AN/AN/AYes20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Completion of the Clinical assessment tool, clinical competencies and course hours (3000 word equiv) Hurdle requirement Ungraded, as per professional registration requirementsN/AN/AN/AYes30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO5, SILO6
Documented completion of 10 CoCEs (10 x 500 words) (5000 word equivalent) Hurdle requirement Ungraded, as per professional registration requirementsN/AN/AN/AYes50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6