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HBM1202 - Anatomy and Physiology 2
HNB1104 - Foundations of Nursing and Midwifery 1
|1.||Describe the importance of professional practice including confidentiality and patient privacy associated with the provision of foundational nursing and midwifery care.|
|2.||Utilise the nursing process to develop nursing care plans.|
|3.||Demonstrate knowledge and skills in foundational clinical skills (e.g., basic life support, simple sterile dressing and vital signs).|
|4.||Exhibit safe midwifery practice during pregnancy, labour and birth including assessment of the woman and her newborn.|
|5.||Examine the holistic factors influencing the pain experience, assessment of pain during labour, and use of pharmacological and non-pharmacological methods to support the woman during labour and birthing.|
|6.||Exhibit safe midwifery practice when caring for the woman and her baby in the postpartum period, including breastfeeding.|
|7.||Demonstrate accurate and safe administration of medications administration.|
|Assignment||Written assessment (1000 words)||30%|
|Examination||Written assessment (2 hours)||50%|
|Test||Practical skills testing (30 minutes)||20%|
|Practicum||Final Professional Practice Performance Appraisal (Nursing)||0%|
|Practicum||Final Professional Practice Performance Appraisal (Midwifery)||0%|
|Report||Continuity of Care Report (1000 words)||0%|
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