MID524 provides the student with the opportunity to explore topics that impact on the health and well-being of the woman and the fetus/newborn; including alcohol, tobacco and other substance misuse, environmental and occupational risk factors. Ethical challenges and legal issues in midwifery practice, having been briefly explored in previous subjects are a focus of this subject. Midwifery care of the unwell neonate and their family is explored in depth. Breastfeeding when difficulties are experienced by the woman or baby and formula feeding are covered in this subject. The subject concludes with an exploration of the benefits and risks of over the counter medications and an introduction to complementary therapies. Students are encouraged to apply knowledge gained in this subject to their practice as a midwife.
School of Nursing, Midwifery and Indigenous Health
Available to students enrolled in the Graduate Diploma of Midwifery course as a compulsory subject for pre-registration midwifery students. Available as an elective to currently practising, registered midwives enrolled in the Graduate Diploma of Midwifery, Master of Midwifery, Bachelor of Nursing Science or Master of Nursing courses.
MID441 and MID452 and ( MID443 or MID444 )
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The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.