Course level

Undergraduate

Faculty

Health & Behavioural Sciences

School

Nursing, Midwifery & Social Wk

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Class contact

2W8P

Incompatible

NURS1004

Companion

BIOM1060, MIDW1101, NUMW1102

Restricted

BMid and BN/BMid

Assessment methods

Practice requirements, clinical timesheet,clinical assessment

Course coordinator

Dr Nigel Lee (nigel.lee@uq.edu.au)

Current course offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2018 St Lucia Internal Course Profile

Please Note: Course profiles marked as not available may still be in development.

Course description

This course will provide students with the necessary foundational skills required to commence midwifery practice. An overview of skills required to provide novice level midwifery care in the antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum periods including newborn care will be developed through simulation and commencement of clinical practice. Students will also commence the requisite 20 continuity of care experiences required for completion of the degree and subsequent registration as a midwife. In this course students will be assessed in practice ensuring safety and quality in their beginning level of midwifery practice.