HNM310 - Midwifery Practice 1


2021 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waterfront (Geelong)
Credit point(s): 2
EFTSL value: 0.250
Cohort rule:

Students must be enrolled in D355 Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Midwifery to enrol in this unit

Campus contact:

Waterfront - Dolores Dooley

Warrnambool - Rachel Russell

Burwood - Anna O'Connell


All of HNN215, HNM323, HNM202



Incompatible with: Nil
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 300 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

6 Cloud (online) hours, 6 hours undertaking face-to-face contact in seminars and individual consultations if required during the trimester. Experiential learning will include continuity of care experiences and 192 hours of clinical placement which may include 40 hours in a Special Care Nursery environment


In this unit student learning focuses on developing and consolidating midwifery knowledge, skills and competencies through extended clinical learning experiences in midwifery practice settings. Students will have the opportunity to observe the midwife’s role and function within a multidisciplinary maternity care team and participate in supervised care of women, newborn infants, and their families during the 192 hour clinical placement and by continuing to recruit and maintain Continuity of Care experiences.

Unit Fee Information

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