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Area/Catalogue
NURS 3047

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
150385

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)

Course aim

To enable students to consolidate midwifery practice and transition into their professional midwifery role with a focus on evidence-based, reflective practice and lifelong learning.

Course content

Current and future contexts of midwifery at a local, national and international level; innovation and change in midwifery practice; midwifery practice skills (perineal suturing and cannulation); teamwork and conflict resolution; lifelong learning and continuous professional development; teaching and supervision skills; program completion requirements; registration and employment processes; clinical reasoning; leadership; safety and quality; cultural safety; primary health.

Textbook(s)

Pairman, S, Pincombe, J, Thorogood, C & Tracy, S (eds) 2015 2015, Midwifery: preparation for practice, 3rd edn., Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, Sydney

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
NURS 2036 Experiential Learning Activity: Midwifery Practice Development Practicum 3

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Tutorial 8 hours x 3 weeks
Seminar 8 hours x 1 week
Workshop 4 hours x 2 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, DISTANCE EDUCATION
External (Online Delivery) 4 weeks x -
Seminar 8 hours x 1 week
Workshop 8 hours x 1 week

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Report 1500 words 30% -
Essay 3500 words 70% -
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, DISTANCE EDUCATION
Report 1500 words 30% -
Essay 3500 words 70% -

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1A)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Nursing and Midwifery

Degrees this course is offered in

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