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Block 4: Well-Person Diagnostic Lab Tests & Procedures is a Course

Block 4: Well-Person Diagnostic Lab Tests & Procedures

Started Jan 1, 2021
1 credit

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Full course description

ASM Block 4

Course Description: This course provides a thorough review of diagnostic tests that may be performed during a well-person/annual exam visit. This course gives an overview of diagnostic testing that is outside of the scope of practice of most midwives in an effort to inform students about topics that may require discussion and referral during the visit. Cancer screening and interpretation of the Pap test/smear is emphasized in this unit as a means of reducing confusion and increasing the student’s capacity to explain risk to a client. This course uses current research in midwifery and obstetrics to broaden the student’s understanding of corresponding NARM skills and MEAC core competencies learned under clinical supervision.

Learning Objectives

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

Learning Activities:

Well Person 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.