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Fetal Development is a Course

Fetal Development

Self-paced
1 credit

$75 Enroll

Full course description

ASM Block 2/ BSM Block 2

 General Education Course: In order to ensure that all preceptor/student dyads which require general education supervision have supervision provided by NCM from the beginning of the trimester to the end, dyads will be registered by Han Luu. When you click on the registration link for the General Education Course, it will bring you back to this page to remind you (the student) that you must email Han(hanl@midwiferycollege.edu) your name and NCM email address, the General Education (GE) course you are registering for, and your preceptor's name and NCM email who will be teaching the specific course. Thank you for supporting the needs of our accreditor. An example is given below:

Student Name: Jasmine Kai, jasminek@midwiferycollege.edu

Preceptor Name: Cassaundra Jah, cassaundraj@midwiferycollege.edu

GE Course: Fetal Development

Course DescriptionThis course follows the origin and development of the fetus from zygote to birth, requiring an understanding of the month-by-month development of fetal structure and the growth of fetal capacities. This course explores the structure and function of the placenta, chorionic villi, umbilical cord, and amniotic sac and fluid.

This course uses current research in midwifery and obstetrics to broaden the student’s understanding of the NARM skills and MEAC essential 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 

Read, listen to, watch assigned lesson materials.
Submit a written summary of current research.
Complete oral and/or written formative didactic assessments with final summative submission.
Identify and cite high-quality sources.
Use articulated reasoning while participating in an oral presentation, facilitated discussions and skills demonstrations.
Analyze a case study.
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.