University of Technology Sydney

92283 Challenges in Midwifery Practice

6cp; 3hpw (workshop) x 4 wks
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.



This subject examines the role of the midwife when working with women and families who have social or emotional complexities. Challenging issues, such as the role of the midwife in complying with child protection and other relevant legislation, are included. Students also explore the complexities for women who have utilised artificial reproductive technologies. The subject builds on students' understanding of the community resources available to women who require additional support. Legal, ethical and professional issues regarding the challenges in midwifery care are covered.

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