1 x 2-hour tutorial fortnightly
1 x 18-hour independent study weekly
Assign 1; Case study 40%, Assign 2; 60%
Topic description

This topic will enable the student to address the social, psychological and mental health issues experienced by women and their families during pregnancy, intrapartum, postnatal and early parenthood.

Educational aims

This topic aims to enable the student to explore the social and mental health issues experienced by women. Students will gain knowledge and skills related to conducting screening and referral in midwifery practice.

Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic you will be expected to be able to:

  1. Describe how social and psychological issues impact on women and their family
  2. Explain care policy and service provision
  3. Utilise appropriate psycho-social assessment tools for midwifery practice
  4. Demonstrate the graduate qualities of Flinders University