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MDWF13004 Ethical, Legal and Professional Midwifery Practice
Ethical, Legal and Professional Midwifery Practice
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General Information

Overview

This unit will provide an understanding of the legal and ethical parameters framing midwifery practice. The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Competencies for the midwife will be examined in conjunction with Australian legislation relating to midwifery practice. You will develop critical thinking in relation to professional accountability. You will explore the various discourses that influence womens' decision making in relation to their care. This unit will enable you to understand the importance of decision frameworks that underpin clinical practice in the provision of safe care for the woman, fetus, newborn and their families.

Details

Career Level: Undergraduate
Unit Level: Level 3
Credit Points: 6
Student Contribution Band: 7
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load: 0.125

Pre-requisites or Co-requisites

Pre-req MDWF13001 Cultural and Pyschosocial Diversity in Midwifery

Important note: Students enrolled in a subsequent unit who failed their pre-requisite unit, should drop the subsequent unit before the census date or within 10 working days of Fail grade notification. Students who do not drop the unit in this timeframe cannot later drop the unit without academic and financial liability. See details in the Assessment Policy and Procedure (Higher Education Coursework).

Offerings For Term 1 - 2022

Online

Attendance Requirements

All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).

Class and Assessment Overview

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Previous Student Feedback

Feedback, Recommendations and Responses

Every unit is reviewed for enhancement each year. At the most recent review, the following staff and student feedback items were identified and recommendations were made.

Feedback from SUTE Feedback

Feedback

Tanya is a wonderful teacher and I thoroughly enjoyed learning from her throughout this degree.

Recommendation

To continue to ensure content is delivered in an interesting and interactive way.

Feedback from SUTE Feedback

Feedback

Great interaction from lecturers and informational sources

Recommendation

To continue to provide weekly lectures to accompany the study guides in order to help students understand the complex legal concepts.

Feedback from SUTE Feedback

Feedback

I would like to bring attention to the three biggest assignments of the term 4 coursework course being due within a week of each other. This put a lot of stress on myself trying to finish this degree.

Recommendation

To ensure in the future that larger assessment tasks are well spaced to enable students to keep on top of the workload.

Unit Learning Outcomes

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Alignment of Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Graduate Attributes

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Textbooks and Resources

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Academic Integrity Statement

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