HMB1001 - Foundations of Midwifery and
HNB1102 - Foundations in Nursing 1 and
HMB1002 - Fundamentals of Midwifery and Nursing
|1.||Undertake a woman-centred care approach in midwifery practice and a person-centred approach in nursing practice, demonstrating therapeutic and effective communication within intraprofessional and interprofessional teams within the student's scope of practice;|
|2.||Demonstrate respect for all women and their families inclusive of their individual culture, beliefs, values and socio-economic status during pregnancy, labour and birth and the early parenting period;|
|3.||Exhibit professional behaviours and clinical skills that meet the Registered Nurse and Registered Midwife Standards for practice relevant to a first-year student's scope of practice including appropriate use of digital health technology to provide information-enabled care;|
|4.||Contextualise the impact of the code of conduct, code of ethics and in the decision-making framework in Midwifery Professional Experience (MPE) and nursing Professional Experience Placement (PEP);|
|5.||Exhibit safe clinical reasoning within the first year scope of practice; and|
|6.||Reflect on and respond appropriately to feedback regarding performance and behaviour during MPE and PEP placements.|
|Practicum||Interim Professional Practice Performance Appraisal - midwifery in Practice Portfolio||Pass/Fail|
|Practicum||Final Professional Practice Performance Appraisal - midwifery in Practice Portfolio||Pass/Fail|
|Report||Continuity of Care Report detailing experience with one of the recruited women (1000 words)||Pass/Fail|
|Practicum||Formative assessment Australian Nursing Standards Assessment Tool (ANSAT) (40 hours)||Pass/Fail|
|Practicum||Summative assessment Australian Nursing Standards Assessment Tool (ANSAT) (40 hours)||Pass/Fail|
Skills for Midwifery Practice 4th ed. AU & NZ ed.
de-Vitry Smith, S., Bayes, S., Johnson, R. &Taylor, W., (Eds.). (2019)
Elsevier: Chatswood, New South Wales.
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