Level/category

Professional studies

Teaching language

Swedish

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

4

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to give ability to
work
as a midwife with a
critically ill neonate and the unborn child. To
prerear the newborn
for transportation and transport it between
caregivers and wards.
Have the kompetence in first aid and
resutitation
of a newborn

Learning outcomes

The student is expected to be able to have the
theoretical knowledge and know the basics in
what
obstacles in neonatal care
(premature, small for date, large for date) and
the most common diseases and the care of a
neonate

Student should understand how diseases and
health
obstacles
affect the neonate

Student has the ability to meet the child and
its
parents in a ethical way with respect

Student should have knowledge in the midwifes
responsibilities and role when a child with
special
needs is born as ability to start resuscitation

Student should have the knowledge in patient
safe
care of a neonate
departments/hospitals

Student should supervise and support the
parents in
care of and encourage to early bonding and
attachment of the neonate in the neonatal-unit

Student should understand the multi-
professional
teamwork and its important in midwifery

Student have knowledge to take decisions and
see the
the need for care using care recommendations
and
regulations in neonatal care.

Course contents

practical studies with super wiser in neonatal
unit
5sp

Prerequisites and co-requisites

basic studies
family care, theory part 1,2, theory in
antenatal
and neonatal care
practical studies on a department of puerperal
care.

Previous course names

  • Neonatal care 5sp

Additional information

If student has already practiced on neonatal unit
shall she discuss
with teacher what practice is actual.

Recommended or required reading

Same as theory course

Study activities

  • Individual studies - 20 hours
  • Practical training - 115 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

-oblique seminar
-written test
-practical studies are done succesfully

Teacher

Stenbäck Pernilla

Examiner

Stenbäck Pernilla

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

alternativt v. 34-36 v. 48-51
nyföddas övervakningsenhet/ nyföddas intensiv
avdelning (L2, VVO, K7, BMI...)
-eller valbar praktik inom barnmorske yrkets
område

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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