It focuses on developing five (5) interprofessional capabilities: interprofessional teamwork; interprofessional communication; navigating interprofessional conflict; professional roles and identities; and, critical reflection on interprofessional practice.
The unit does this in three phases: the first (Expose) raises key issues in interprofessional practice using a scenario-based learning approach; the second (Immerse) uses simulation to explore interprofessional practice in the classroom; and, the third (Experience) involves students attending field trip placements for 1 day as interprofessional observers at a variety of relevant venues. The focus throughout is on students becoming effective interprofessional practitioners and how they can put this knowledge into action in a clinical setting.
HMB3101 - Complex Midwifery 2 and
HMB3102 - Midwifery Professional Practice 2 and
HNB3001 - Nursing in Specialty Areas
HNB2007 - Research and Evidence Based Practice
|1.||Conceptualise the role of an adaptable, capable and ethical member of an interprofessional team, using their understanding of themselves and of other professional roles to achieve holistic client health goals;|
|2.||Consult with other professionals in an interprofessional team setting to critically evaluate priorities and articulate key issues in solving complex health problems;|
|3.||Advise colleagues of their own professional role and the roles of other professionals in the context of interprofessional practice;|
|4.||Predict and manage interprofessional disagreement and conflict by respecting and valuing the diversity of complementary professional roles; and|
|5.||Critically reflect upon their own performance and that of their team members, informed by theoretical perspectives of interprofessional practice.|
|Case Study||Written group assessment (500 words per student)||20%|
|Report||Reflective report informed by theory (Exposure and Immersion, approx. 1000 words)||40%|
|Presentation||Poster: Assessed on observation, self and peer assessment||40%|
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