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The childbearing journey (6 points)


Leader: TBA

Peninsula Second semester 2003 (Day)
Peninsula Second semester 2003 (OCL)
Peninsula Second semester 2004 (Day)
Peninsula Second semester 2004 (OCL)

Synopsis: This unit will provide the foundation knowledge required by midwifery students to effectively care for women during preconception through to early parenting. The focus will be on the role of the midwife as a primary carer in relation to: the preparation of women for pregnancy; physiological and psychological adaptation of women during pregnancy and birth, and the first weeks after birth; and care of women and their babies during this continuum.

Assessment: Written assignment: 30% + Guided study activities: 20% + Examination: 50%

Contact Hours: 12 hours: one (1) hour tutorial + four (4) hours off campus workload + seven (7) hours self directed study time

Prerequisites: MID1001

Corequisites: MID1002

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