HNM331 - Quality and Safety: Midwifery Practice 2


2023 unit information

Offering information:

Not offered in 2023

Enrolment modes:

First offered 2024

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Warrnambool

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule: This unit is only available to students enrolled in D355 - Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Midwifery

Unit was previously HNM311 Midwifery Practice 2





Incompatible with:


Study commitment

Students will spend 160 hours over the trimester undertaking a Midwifery Practice experience (MPE), develop mindsets and apply knowledge and skills learned in previous and concurrent units.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

160 hours over the trimester undertaking a Midwifery Practice experience (MPE)


Department of Health – Safety Screening Requirements - Police Record Check, Working With Children Check and Immunisation Status

In accordance with the Department of Health policy, all students are required to undertake a Police Record Check prior to clinical placements in each calendar year of their course.

In accordance with the Worker Screening Act 2020, all students are required to undertake a Working with Children Check at the commencement of their course. Students who fail to obtain a Police Record Check and a Working with Children Check prior to the commencement of clinical placement will not be able to undertake clinical placement and this will impede progress in the course.

Students are required to declare their immunisation status to satisfy the requirements of health organisations where they will be undertaking their clinical learning experience. A health organisation may refuse to accept a student for placement if the student’s immunisation status is not satisfactory to the health organisation.


This unit is the second of three units within the Midwifery Studies Cluster: Year 4 and the second of two units in the Cluster that only involves clinical learning. Student learning focuses on consolidating and extending midwifery knowledge, skills, and proficiencies 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 160 hour midwifery practice experience (MPE).

Hurdle requirement

  • Midwifery Practice Experience (MPE)- Pass/Fail

Unit Fee Information

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