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Block 3: Newborn Basic Skills

Started Jan 10, 2022
1 credit

$125 Enroll

Full course description

ASM Block 3

Course Description: This course focuses on the basic professional skills needed to assess the condition of the newborn. It includes gathering and recording information to develop an individualized plan, the use of techniques, instruments, and equipment to monitor the growth and development of the newborn. Skills are framed in the context of OSHA regulations as they relate to the midwifery workplace, and the use of clean and aseptic technique and universal precautions.

Learning Objectives

Learning objectives are identified through the linking of MEAC Essential Competencies and the NCM Degree Qualification Profile.

Learning Activities

Newborn Courses

Read, listen to, watch assigned lesson materials.

Submit a written summary of current research.

Complete oral and/or written formative didactic assessments with a final summative submission.

Identify and cite high-quality sources.

Use articulated reasoning while participating in an oral presentation, facilitated discussions and skills demonstrations.

Optional: Participate in a skills demonstration and/or role playing activity.

Create an infographic, handout, and/or community resource.

Optional: Develop a study aid.

Complete a final exam.

Note: The clinical requirement of NARM /Clinical Skills is completed at any time throughout the ASM apprenticeship during actual clinical practice and is NOT a requirement to complete this academic course. Typical clinical manifestations of knowledge learned in this course are identified in the learning objective document above.