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Area/Catalogue
NURS 3053

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
162321

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Unit Value
9

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2018.

Course aim

To enable students to demonstrate appropriate midwifery knowledge and skills in a clinical practice environment and to achieve the course objectives in alignment with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) National practice standards for the Midwife through midwifery clinical placements.

Course content

Woman-centred, evidence-based and competent midwifery care across the childbirth continuum in all midwifery settings; advocacy in midwifery practice; models of midwifery care; ethical and culturally safe practice; clinical pathways; clinical reasoning; referral and consultation guidelines; midwifery research and practice; application of pharmacokinetics and medication management; personal and professional development; portfolio; continuity of care; safety and quality; midwifery competencies; professional boundaries; transition to professional practice.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
NURS 3052 Experiential Learning Activity: Midwifery Transition Practicum 4

Corequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
NURS 3047 Becoming a Midwife

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Workshop (Pre-clinical) 8 hours x 1 day
Clinical 320 hours x -
Workshop (Post-clinical) 8 hours x 1 day
Continuity of Care Experience 80 hours x -
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, DISTANCE EDUCATION
Workshop (Pre-clinical) 8 hours x 1 day
Clinical 320 hours x -
Workshop (Post-clinical) 8 hours x 1 day
Continuity of Care Experience 80 hours x -

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
Objective Subjective Clinical Activity (OSCA) - Pass/Fail 30 minutes
Drug Calculation Test - Pass/Fail 30 minutes
Portfolio (including Clinical Assessment) - Pass/Fail N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, DISTANCE EDUCATION
Objective Subjective Clinical Activity (OSCA) - Pass/Fail 30 minutes
Drug Calculation Test - Pass/Fail 30 minutes
Portfolio (including Clinical Assessment) - Pass/Fail N/A

Note: This is a non-graded course and your result will be a pass or fail.

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.25
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1A)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
How to determine your Commonwealth Supported course fee. (Opens new window)

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
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
How to determine the relevant non award tuition fee. (Opens new window)

Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* 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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