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Unit of Study MIDW1006 - Midwifery Professional Experience 1 (2024)

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      This unit contains Work Integrated Learning (WIL) activities that require students to meet mandatory fit to practice obligations prior to attending. Failure to comply by the fit to practice deadline will result in the cancellation of your WIL activity. Full details are available at

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

show foundational abilities in understanding and applying research and theory into practice using written and verbal communication modes

exhibit emerging understandings of the legal, ethical, cultural and professional frameworks through reflection on practice

demonstrate competency in numeracy and simple medication calculations

demonstrate a satisfactory level of progression towards the ANMAC Midwifery Professional Experiences (MPE) requirements

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • De-Vitry Smith, S., & Bayes, S., 2019, Skills for midwifery practice Australian & New Zealand edition, Elsevier, Chatswood, NSW. ISBN: 9780729542777.
  • Pairman, S., Tracy, S. K., Dahlen, H., & Dixon, L., 2019, Midwifery: preparation for practice, 4th edn, Elsevier, Chatswood, NSW. ISBN: 9780729542678.
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Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.