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MID3102 Midwifery Challenges 2 - Neonatal

Units : 1
School or Department : School of Nursing and Midwifery
Grading basis : Graded
Course fee schedule : https://www.unisq.edu.au/current-students/administration/fees/fee-schedules
Version produced : 26 March 2023


Pre-requisite: MID3101
Pre-requisite or Co-requisite: MID2599
Co-requisite: MID2699


This course will enable students to extend their knowledge of the challenges associated with foetal development, the neonate and aberrant adaptations experienced by newborns. The course addresses key anomalies associated with the neonate and introduce students to global and national strategies to manage or treat neonatal abnormalities to assist students extend their scope of practice.

This course aims to provide the student with the knowledge and skills to assist women who experiences breastfeed challenges. Content will address the numerous variations that can occur pre or post birth such as congenital abnormalities, facial, neural tube and genitourinary defects, and respiratory and cardiac anomalies. Support and treatment modalities will be explored in terms of surgical intervention, and relevant physical strategies, support groups and national and international organisations.

This course contains a mandatory residential school.

Course offers

Study period Mode Campus
Session 1, 2023 External
Date printed 26 March 2023