HSMW642 – Women's Health Assessment

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Module code
HSMW642
Module title
Women's Health Assessment
Prescription
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.
Programmes
  • HL0901
NZQA Level
Level 6
NZQA Credits
15
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Directed hours
100
Self directed hours
50
Total learning hours
150
Resources required
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.
Learning Outcomes
1. Examine screening programmes for well and pregnant women/waahine, and the relationship between research, health assessment, screening and practice.
2. Apply culturally responsive knowledge to the physical and psychosocial assessment of the well woman/waahine.
3. Identify historical and contemporary factors that affect Maaori access to maternity care, and have contributed to inequalities and disparities within Maaori health.
4. Examine applications of Te Tiriti o Waitangi in relation to the framework of the midwifery partnership.
Content
• Partnership model
• Social determinants of health and health disparities
• Holistic assessment of the well woman/waahine
•Hauora and Maaori models of health
• Cultural responsiveness in midwifery practice
• Considerations and applications of Tikanga Maaori within a health screening context
• Named gynaecological and medical conditions
• Contemporary applications of Te Tiriti o Waitangi to women’s health assessment
• Screening and diagnostics: preconception and in early pregnancy
• Early pregnancy conditions
• Substance abuse
• Pregnancy loss
• Contraception and sexual health
• Nutrition, exercise, fertility and pre-conceptual care
Basic of Assessment
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.
Learning and Teaching Resource
An extended reading list will be supplied by the tutor at the commencement of the module. This will be updated annually.