University of Technology Sydney

92670 Anatomy and Physiology: Pregnancy and Childbirth

6cp; 4hpw (2hrs face-to-face; 2hrs online learning). Forms of attendance in this subject may change to enable social distancing and reduce the risks of spreading COVID-19 in our community. Attendance for the Wednesday class is planned to be face-to-face unless circumstances change due to university advice. Details of any changes will be communicated via Canvas where required.
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.



In this subject students study anatomy and physiology with a particular emphasis on pregnancy, labour and birth, the puerperium, and the fetus and neonate. Students study the human biological structure and function and begin to demonstrate links with how midwives use this knowledge in practice. The subject uses a human systems-based approach.

Typical availability

Autumn session, City campus

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