HNM702 - The Woman and Newborn Infant

Year: 2020 unit information
Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

Only available to students enrolled in H676 Graduate Diploma of Midwifery

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

Theoretical component 50 hours; clinical practicum 120 hours.

A two-week intensive program is conducted at the Burwood Melbourne campus in mid-February [HNM701 and HNM702] and nominated ‘study days’ are conducted throughout each of the trimesters over the 18 months of the course.

Note:

Classes are conducted at Burwood (Melbourne) and videoconferenced live to other venues.

Content

This unit examines the physiology of the puerperium and the healthy newborn infant immediately following birth; incorporates midwifery care of the women after birth including family planning, sexuality and relationships. It also covers newborn infant behaviour, nutritional needs and breastfeeding; neonatal screening tests, immunisation; and community resources available for the woman and her infant. Emphasis is placed upon woman-centred care, the midwife's responsibilities as a primary health provider including a referral role to other health professionals; health promotion and education.

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