Semester 1, 2017

Midwifery Knowledge 1 - Exam Notes

39 pages

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Revision notes for Exams. Covering:
- Review the historical snapshots of birth and their events which affected midwives and women
- Identify which organisation and law regulates health professionals in Australia
- Identify midwifery’s own national board and its role in governing midwives and students
- Explain what is meant by a ‘competency’; identify Australian competency standards for midwives and who and who developed them
- Discuss the philosophy of midwifery and its concepts
- ACM Philosophy
- What is meant by the term midwife
- Identify the principles of Primary Health Care and how they relate to midwifery
- During the antenatal period explain the role of the midwife, the knowledge the midwife requires to provide screening and education
- Nutrition in Pregnancy
- Antenatal care to 28 weeks
- Identify culturally safe maternity care practices and resources for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and their communities, in urban, rural and remote settings
- Apply sound written communication skills
- Identify what is meant by communication and the different types
- Identify and discuss examples of different models of communication and factors that influence or effect communication
- Identify midwifery and health care abbreviations and terminology
- Identify some of the most common abbreviations you have encountered in midwifery so far and what is meant by them
- Discuss the concepts of lifelong learning. Learning styles, reflections & critical thinking, as they relate to midwifery practice
- Explain what is meant by reflection and critical thinking
- Describe a model you use for your reflections
- Identify the Midwifery Competency that ensures that students and midwives identify their own personal beliefs and why this is important
- Discuss the components of effective partnerships and professional relationships
- Explain how midwives provide effective partnerships through different models of midwifery care and describe these different models
- Explain Cultural Sensitivity, Cultural Safety and Cultural Competence in the context of appropriate intercultural communication
- Explain what is meant by cultural sensitivity, cultural safety and cultural competence in different situations
- What effect on women has being culturally unsafe during the childbearing period
- Describe the process of informed consent and confidentiality for the woman, the student and midwife in clinical practice




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