HSMW512 – Professional and Therapeutic Interaction in Midwifery

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Module code
HSMW512
Module title
Professional and Therapeutic Interaction in Midwifery
Prescription
To develop the communication skills required for professional and therapeutic interactions women/wahine and whanau, and professional interactions with colleagues, within midwifery practice.
Programmes
  • HL0901
NZQA Level
Level 5
NZQA Credits
15
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Directed hours
75
Self directed hours
75
Total learning hours
150
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
1. Analyse communication models to inform skills.
2. Explain the importance of using te reo and Tikanga Maori when communicating with whanau Maori.
3. Demonstrate an understanding of the complex nature of therapeutic interaction when communicating with people from diverse backgrounds.
4. Demonstrate professional oral and written communication skills.
Content
? Communication skills and models, including adult learning and teaching principles
? Cultural and social variables and their impact on communication
? Whakawhanaungatanga and the process of building relationships
? Self-awareness
? Pepeha and Maori greetings
? Karakia and waiata
? Te reo Maori pronunciation
? Interpersonal communication
o Giving and receiving feedback
o Managing challenging conversations and conflict
o Confidentiality / legal and ethical considerations
o Therapeutic interaction
? Professional communication with women/wahine, whanau, families and colleagues –oral and written
Assessment Criteria
The portfolio is comprised of multiple components.
Students need to provide evidence against all learning outcomes, and gain an overall mark of 50% to pass this module.
Teaching and Learning Strategy
May include: Project-based Learning; Flipped Classroom; Blended Learning; Work-integrated Learning; Inclusive Practices.
Methods may include workshops and practical classes, tutorials, case-based learning, inquiry-based learning, group activities & discussion, supported online learning, e-portfolio, practice simulation.