University of Technology Sydney

92625 Emergencies in Maternity Care

6cp; 1hpw (lecture), 2hpw (laboratory) x 4wks
Requisite(s): 92627 Midwifery Practice 4: Complex Labour, Birth and Puerperium
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses.
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This final year subject consolidates the student's knowledge, skills and attitudes in maternity emergency situations in the transition to becoming a midwife. Students apply their knowledge of pathophysiology in maternity and neonatal emergencies in practice using simulated drills. The subject builds student's capacity to work as part of a team and has an emphasis on effective communications, reflection on practice, handover and documentation in urgent and emergency situations. The overriding framework of clinical risk management is used throughout the subject.

Typical availability

Autumn session, City campus

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