0.5 FTE per fortnight of clinical practice in a health care agency for 20 weeks
This unit provides you with an opportunity to examine the midwife's responsibility to provide safe care during complex labour, birth and the postpartum period. The unit builds upon CNA689 in that it considers at-risk and complex situations which may endanger the health of the woman and/or her foetus/neonate. Studies will include initiating emergency care and assisting in the stabilising of a sick woman and/or her neonate as well as examining related social issues. Emphasis is on working with women holistically in complex situations, developing appropriate referral skills, and working collaboratively with other members of the health care team to enhance the outcomes for the woman and her family.
|Unit name||Complexities During and After Birth|
|Faculty/School||Faculty of Health
School of Health Science
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
Units are offered as On-campus where the majority of teaching will occur at the campus identified. Units offered Off-campus generally have no requirement for attendance at a physical university campus unless the unit has practical or fieldwork components*: the campus indicated for an Off-Campus unit is the one at which teaching is administered from.
*Please read the Unit Introduction in the Course and Unit Handbook for attendance requirements for units offered in Off-campus mode.
|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2017 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2017 will be available from the 1st October 2016.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2017: $1,587.00||2017: $4,720.00||060303|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
- PREREQ - CNA624, CNA625, CNA672, CNA689
Online, Compulsory study days x 2
Online Journal Part A (1000 words) 15%, Online Journal Part B (500 words) 15%, Neonatal Case Study (1200 words) 20%, Clinical Experience Portfolio Assessment and Practice Narrative – Ungraded Pass, Follow Through Case Study Report (2000 words) 50%.
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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