Courses & Units

Advanced Midwifery Practice CNA748



Offered to Registered Midwives with extensive clinical experience. Completion of the Graduate Diploma in Midwifery (or equivalent) is required. This unit uses group work and late enrolment may affect your ability to participate actively.


The aim of this unit is to assist midwives with advanced knowledge and skills to identify and explore opportunities for transformative midwifery practice within their own individual clinical settings. The unit examines and critiques leadership theories and practices in midwifery. Students explore key strategies aimed at stimulating innovation, learning, and collaboration in midwifery practice. The course provides students with the opportunity to gain leadership skills through experiential learning.


Unit name Advanced Midwifery Practice
Unit code CNA748
Credit points 25
Faculty/School Faculty of Health
School of Health Science
Discipline Health Sciences B

Elaine Crisp

Teaching staff

School of Health Sciences Staff

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic


International students
Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 22/2/2016 23/3/2016 11/4/2016 27/5/2016

* 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 2016 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2016 will be available from the 1st October 2016.

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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2016: $1,564.00 2016: $4,606.00 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 - Completion of the Graduate Diploma in Midwifery schedule (or equivalent)


Teaching Pattern

Online learning


Online interaction and discussion paper (3200 words) 20%, Essay (2500 workds) 20%, Group Project (word limit unspecified) 30%, Reflective Paper (2500 words) 30%

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