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Unit of Study MIDW3008 - Midwifery Professional Experience 3b (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:

demonstrate a broad understanding and application of midwifery knowledge, theoretical concepts and skills in the provision of safe and quality care

consolidate and synthesise knowledge of the legal, ethical, cultural and professional frameworks as they apply to practical situations

show critical thinking and creative skills in identifying and solving problems within the discipline

demonstrate achievement of all ANMAC Midwifery Professional Experiences (MPE) requirements necessary to register as a Midwife with AHPRA

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.
Prescribed Resources/Equipment
  • No prescribed resources/equipment.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.