Placement 3 (8 weeks)

Work placement, 11.00 ECTS


Course content

Practical experience of previously acquired theoretical knowledge: delivery suite: • support and care of the labouring woman • fundamentals of interpretation of the cardiotocograph and fetal heart frequency patterns and the course of labour • evaluation of the placental period • primary assessment and care of the newborn birth house, home birth placement: • reflection and case discussion family planning clinic, midwifery office: • observation and reflection of consultations all settings: • documentation

Learning outcomes

In this placement the students become confident in using their practical skills. The placement will be in a number of clinical settings as well as in midwifery offices, birth houses, health and social care settings. The accompanying course “ integrative process” enhances the knowledge and the integration of theory and practice and helps the future midwife to work independently. The students keep a placement log for reflecting, evaluating and documenting the work experience and the learning process. This is supplemented by written evaluation by the teaching midwife and the local supervisor.

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Assessment methods and criteria

Immanent examination