92367 Midwifery as a Public Health Strategy6cp; 4 x 3 hr workshops. Forms of attendance in this subject may change to enable social distancing and reduce the risks of spreading COVID-19 in our community. Attendance is planned to be face-to-face unless circumstances change due to university advice. Details of these changes will be communicated via Canvas where required.
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This subject contributes to students' understanding of midwifery as a public health strategy situated in a woman-centred and primary healthcare framework. Students explore midwifery within a broad social context influenced by particular social, cultural, political and economic environments. Students are supported to appreciate the impact that social disadvantage and other vulnerabilities have on women and their families. The subject encourages critical examination of systems and practices designed to support and promote optimal health outcomes within the context of maternal and newborn health.
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