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Course Syllabi Word Version Adobe Acrobat Version   Credits
Math and Human Life Science (12 credit hours)
     
MOD1-BIO155G -Anatomy & Physiology
.doc .pdf  
4
MOD1-BIO120-Fetal Development
.doc .pdf  
1
MOD1-SOC102-Genetic Screening
.doc .pdf  
1
MOD1-HON205G-Applied Microbiology
.doc .pdf  
3
MOD1-MATH112G-Fundamental Math
.doc .pdf  
3
California Students must complete an additional 4 credits:
     
MOD1-SCI102G-Chemistry
.doc .pdf  
3
MOD2-SOC104-Child Growth & Dev
.doc .pdf  
1
Critical Thinking and Psychosocial Issues (14 credit hours)
     
MOD2-PSY224-Communication & Counseling
.doc .pdf  
1
MOD2-HON248G-Cultural Issues
.doc .pdf  
3
MOD2-HON223G-Human Sexuality
.doc .pdf  
3
MOD2-MW350-Perinatal Ed Incl Lactation
.doc .pdf  
3
MOD2-ENG200G-Analytical Writing
.doc .pdf  
4
MW 300 Antepartum Management (6 credit hours)
     
MOD3-MW300-Antepartum Basic Skills
.doc .pdf  
1
MOD3-MW300-AP Risk Screening
.doc .pdf  
0.5
MOD3-MW300-AP Physical Assessment
.doc .pdf  
0.5
MOD3-MW300-AP Provision of Care
.doc .pdf  
1
MOD3-MW300-AP Complications
.doc .pdf  
0.5
MOD3-MW300-AP Pharmacology
.doc .pdf  
1
MOD3-MW300-AP Nutrition
.doc .pdf  
0.5
MOD3-MW300-AP Diag Lab Tests & Procedures
.doc .pdf  
0.5
MOD3-MW300-AP Observation & Charting
.doc .pdf  
0.5
MOD3-MW300-AP- CPR
.doc .pdf  
0
MW 320 Intrapartum Management (6 credit hours)
     
MOD4-MW320-Intrapartum Basic Skills
.doc .pdf  
1
MOD4-MW320-IP Risk Screening
.doc .pdf  
1
MOD4-MW320-IP Physical Assessment
.doc .pdf  
0.5
MOD4-MW320-IP Provision of Care
.doc .pdf  
1
MOD4-MW320-IP Complications
.doc .pdf  
1
MOD4-MW320-IP Pharmacology
.doc .pdf  
0.5
MOD4-MW320-IP Diag Lab Tests & Procedures
.doc .pdf  
0.5
MOD4-MW320-IP Observation & Charting
.doc .pdf  
0.5
MOD4-MW320-IP IV THERAPY
.doc .pdf  
0
MW 340 Postpartum Management (6 credit hours)
     
MOD5-MW340-Post Partum Basic Skills
.doc .pdf  
1
MOD5-MW340-PP Risk Screening
.doc .pdf  
1
MOD5-MW340-PP Physical Assessment
.doc .pdf  
0.5
MOD5-MW340-PP Provision of Care
.doc .pdf  
1
MOD5-MW340-PP Complications
.doc .pdf  
1
MOD5-MW340-PP Pharmacology
.doc .pdf  
0.5
MOD5-MW340-PP Diag Lab Tests & Procedures
.doc .pdf  
0.5
MOD5-MW340-PP Observation & Charting
.doc .pdf  
0.5
MW 360 Newborn Management (6 credit hours)
     
MOD6-MW360-Newborn Basic Skills
.doc .pdf  
1
MOD6-MW360-NB Risk Screening
.doc .pdf  
1
MOD6-MW360-NB Physical Assessment
.doc .pdf  
1
MOD6-MW360-NB Complications
.doc .pdf  
1
MOD6-MW360-NB Provision of Care
.doc .pdf  
0.5
MOD6-MW360-NB Pharmacology
.doc .pdf  
0.5
MOD6-MW360-NB Diag Lab Tests & Procedures
.doc .pdf  
0.5
MOD6-MW360-NB Observation & Charting
.doc .pdf  
0.5
MOD6-MW360-NB NRP -Neonatal Resuscitation
.doc .pdf  
0
MW 380 Well-Woman Reproductive Health Care(6 credit hours)
     
MOD7-MW380-Well Woman Risk Screening
.doc .pdf  
0.5
MOD7-MW380-WWPhysical Assessment
.doc .pdf  
1
MOD7-MW380-WWProvision of Care
.doc .pdf  
1
MOD7-MW380-WW Diag LabTests & Procedures
.doc .pdf  
1
MOD7-MW380-WW Family Planning
.doc .pdf  
1
MOD7-MW380-WW Pharmacology
.doc .pdf  
1
MOD7-MW380-WW Observation & Charting
.doc .pdf  
0.5
Professional Issues (24 credit hours)
     
MOD8-HON222G-History of Midwifery
.doc .pdf  
3
MOD8-HON225G-Ethics
.doc .pdf  
2
MOD8-HON390G-Laws/Regulations
.doc .pdf  
3
MOD8-MW250-Protocols
.doc .pdf  
1
MOD8-HON393G-Community Health
.doc .pdf  
3
MOD8-MW350-Out of Hospital Birth
.doc .pdf  
3
MOD8-ENG202G-Bus. & Prof. Communications
.doc .pdf  
3
MOD8-HON211G-Statistics
.doc .pdf  
3
MOD8-HON220G-Midwifery Literature & Art
.doc .pdf  
3

Additional Readings for selected courses:

Statistics:
Part I: Please use documents entitled
Definitions
Introduction to the scientific method
L. Cheney Lab 1
Part II: Please use documents entitled
Murphy, Patricia Aikins, and Albers, Sarah L. Evaluation of Research Studies. J. of Nurse Midwifery. Vol 37, No. 4. 1992.
Flint, Caroline. The Know Your Midwife Scheme.
Part III: Please use the documents entitled
Mehl-Madrona, Lewis and Morgaine. Physician and Midwife-Attended Home Births. J. of Nurse Midwifery. Vol 42, No. 2. 1997.
Cheyney Definitions-Mortality Statistics
Induction, Mosoprostol Controversy
Planned Home Births in BC, Janssen
Washington State Planned (Pang)
Part IV: Please use the documents entitled
Cheyney Spreadsheet
CMSC-MANA Stats Form

Community Health:

Cook, Katsi. Article: Into Our Hands.

 

Business & Professional Communications:

Kaiser Permanente SBAR guidelines and worksheet documents.

Protocols & Laws and Regulations:

Instructions for completing the Emergency Transport/Transfer Form, Informed Consent Form and Practice Guidelines

Sample Emergency Transport Forms:

Sample Informed Consent Forms:

Midwifery Practice Guidelines:

Laws and Statutes Governing Midwifery:

 

 

 

Credit Hours:One academic credit equals approximately 15 hours of formal* time plus 30 hours of additional study or homework. *Formal time is defined as the amount of time it takes to answer the study questions to the level of 80% and to complete any learning activities to the preceptor's satisfaction. This will include any time spent actively reading the textbook/s and answering study questions, as well as any time spent face to face with the preceptor.