This course will integrate and begin to consolidate the midwifery knowledge and skills that have been learnt in the programme. During this course the student will demonstrate beginning ability to practice autonomously across the scope of practice and begin to demonstrate the practice standards at a level to meet the Bangladesh and International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) Competencies for Practice. This course will integrate and consolidate the midwifery knowledge and skills that have been learnt in the programme. During this course the student will practice autonomously across the scope of practice and demonstrate the practice pillars (standards) at a level to meet the Bangladesh and ICM competencies for Midwifery practice.
Newborn complications clinical practice wards: Labor and birth, newborn, SCANU, community. Midwifery practice is focused on strengthening skills around newborn care. Opportunities to assess newborns with common complications are offered in hospital and community settings.
Complexities clinical practice wards: ANC, Labor and birth, PNC, emergency.
Midwifery practice is continued to provide safe, competent and sensitive midwifery care to pregnant adolescents and women with medical complications and emergencies. The strengthening of assessment, diagnosis and skills necessary to manage medical complications during pregnancy are reinforced. Obstetric emergency identification and initial stabilization is strengthened in this course. Opportunity to practice midwifery skills including clinical assessment, diagnosis, differential diagnosis, management plan and initial collaboration with other health care providers are provided.
Integration clinical practice wards: ALL
Midwifery practice will integrate and strengthen the midwives’ competency in knowledge and skills that have been acquired throughout the programme. The normal and complicated childbirth experience and SRH care domains are integrated and strengthened. In antepartum and SRH w a r d s , this course develops midwifery practice in assessment, management and referral of women with medical conditions and complications as well as complex psychological, socio-economic and environmental factors, which impact on pregnancy and general health. During intrapartum, postpartum and newborn care, midwifery practice is developed to recognize and apply knowledge and skills when there are complications and emergencies including the peri- operative continuum. Midwifery assessment, management and referral are further developed.