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Area/Catalogue
NURS 2038

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
161961

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Unit Value
9

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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 develop a sound understanding of the healthcare for the neonate with complex needs and demonstrate integration of family-centred care in the midwifery management.

Course content

Assessment of the healthy neonate and comparison to the ill, compromised or preterm neonate; basic embryology related to specific neonatal health conditions, pathophysiology of neonatal health conditions; care planning and midwifery management of the neonate with complex needs; neonatal resuscitation; use of technology and clinical skills; pharmacology in neonatal care; evidence-based midwifery practice in caring for the neonate with complex needs; incorporation of family-centred care in the midwifery management of the neonate with complex needs; legal, ethical and cultural considerations in neonatal care; teamwork; inter-professional collaboration; inquiry based learning.

Textbook(s)

Kenner, C & Wright Lott, J 2013, Comprehensive Neonatal Nursing Care, 5th Edition, Springer, New York

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
NURS 1056 Experiential Learning Activity: Midwifery Foundation Practicum 1

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Lecture (online) 1 hour x 9 weeks
Tutorial 1 x 3 hours x 9 weeks
Tutorial 1 x 2 hours x 9 weeks
Workshop 4 hours x 8 days
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, DISTANCE EDUCATION
Lecture (online) 1 hour x 9 weeks
External (online) - x 9 weeks
Workshop 8 hours x 4 days
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
Lecture (online) 1 hour x 9 weeks
External (online) - x 9 weeks
Workshop 8 hours x 4 days

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
Assignment 2000 words 20% -
Assignment 3000 words 30% -
Examination 4000 words equivalent 50% 3 hours
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, DISTANCE EDUCATION
Assignment 2000 words 20% -
Assignment 3000 words 30% -
Examination 4000 words equivalent 50% 3 hours
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
Assignment 2000 words 20% -
Assignment 3000 words 30% -
Examination 4000 words equivalent 50% 3 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.25
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1A)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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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

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