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Unit of Study MIDW2015 - Midwifery Professional Experience 2b (2024)

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  • Unit type

    UG Coursework Unit

  • Credit points

    12

  • Faculty/College

  • Placement

    Yes

  • Enrolment information

      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 www.scu.edu.au/healthplacements.

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 intermediate abilities to translate research and theory into practice through written and verbal communication modes

demonstrate intermediate understandings of the legal, ethical, cultural and professional frameworks through reflection on practice

demonstrate expanding midwifery knowledge, skills acquisition, attitudes, values and abilities to provide quality and safe midwifery care for women and babies

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., 2022, Skills for midwifery practice Australian & New Zealand edition, 2nd edn, Elsevier, Chatswood, NSW. ISBN: 9780729543798.
  • Pairman, S., Tracy, S. K., Dahlen, H., & Dixon, L., 2022, Midwifery: preparation for practice, 5th edn, Elsevier, Chatswood, NSW. ISBN: 9780729544764.
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