Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Students are required to conduct assessments in workplace or clinic (10 hours) |
Total Time Commitment:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
Students are required to have access to a computer with e-mail application and a web browser. Technical support is not available from the University of Melbourne in setting up such a system.
For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Objectives, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
CoordinatorProf Kelsey Hegarty
This subject provides an introduction to pregnancy care in the primary care setting. Its purpose is to develop the clinician’s knowledge and skills in the provision of care to pregnant women assessed at low risk of complications. Topics covered include the physiology of pregnancy related to risk assessment, tests and investigations, lifestyle considerations and clinical assessment.
At the completion of this subject students should be able to:
In order to pass this hurdle requirement, students must demonstrate that they have read and understood the materials realted to the tasks and can apply the principles and evidence based guidelines to the context in which they work.
Students must achieve a cumulative mark of at least 50% and a pass in the clinical hurdle requirement in order to pass the subject.
3 Centres Consensus Guidelines on Antenatal Care, Mercy Hospital for Women, Southern Health and Royal Women’s Hospital, 2006 (http://www.3centres.com.au)
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
At the completion of this subject, students should be able to demonstrate:
Students undertaking this subject via the Community Access Program (CAP) must provide all the following supporting documents when applying:
All enrolled students are required to provide the following documents for sighting at the student centre. Students are not permitted to undertake clinical placements without the provision of these documents:
Graduate Certificate in Primary Care Nursing |
Graduate Diploma in Primary Care Nursing
Postgraduate Certificate in Primary Care Nursing
Postgraduate Diploma in Primary Care Nursing
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