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Unit of Study MIDW2011 - Caring for the Woman During Complex Pregnancy (2024)

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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:

demonstrate knowledge of the relevant professional and ethical frameworks that underpin midwifery practice when working with women experiencing a complex pregnancy

discuss the pathophysiology, detection, and management, including midwifery care, for women experiencing infections and endocrine disorders during pregnancy

discuss the pathophysiology, detection and management, including midwifery care, for women experiencing bleeding disorders and medical conditions during pregnancy

demonstrate knowledge of diagnostic testing and screening results when assessing maternal and fetal wellbeing

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • De-Vitry Smith, S., & Bayes, S., 2019, Skills for midwifery practice Australian & New Zealand edition, 9780729542777, Elsevier, Chatswood, NSW. ISBN: 9780729542777.
  • McDonald, F. J., & Then, S-N., 2019, Ethics, law and health care: a guide for nurses and midwives, 2nd edn, Red Globe Press, London UK. ISBN: 9781352005394.
  • Pairman, S., Tracy, S. K., Dahlen, H., & Dixon, L., 2018, Midwifery: preparation for practice, 4th edn, Elsevier, Philadelphia, USA. ISBN: 9780729542678.
Prescribed Resources/Equipment
  • No prescribed resources/equipment.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.