INTERNSHIP II YEAR
Learning outcomes of the course unit
At the end of the 2nd year internship, students, in addition to what they have learned during the first year, should be able to use the corpus of theoretical knowledge of Midwifery. They must demonstrate ability to act with progressive autonomy in welfare conditions, and start to act in situations at high complexity and risk, by understanding the priorities and care planning, according to the protocols in use and reference guidelines, in the obstetric-gynecological and neonatal area.
The student must have completed all training courses until the achievemtn of CFUs planned for year 1 and have passed the final examination of training course.
He must also have gotten good ratings in all the locations of training course attended.
Course contents summary
Contents are aimed at applying the physiopathological, clinical and specialist midwifery knowledge for the management of physiological pregnancy and healthy baby using the techniques learned during classroom lessons / simulations.
There is a first contact with pregnancy and childbirth assistance and critical baby, as well as the acquisition of the first aid elements in obstetric and gynecological surgery.
Students should also learn the communicative abilities for transferring information to the individual, the couple, and the community, aimed at the prevention and promotion of woman / couple / family health.
The internship program is geared to the performance of the following welfare activities in progressive autonomy:
- Surveillance and assistance for physiological labour, delivery, afterbirth and post-partum
- Care for healthy baby
- Assistance and support for breastfeeding
- Assistance to the physiological puerperium
- Participation at the accompanying Course at birth.
- Participation in the prevention and treatment of uro-gynecological disorders (execution of ureter-cervical-vaginal-rectal swabs and pap-test, etc.).
- Assistance to the instrumentation of small interventions of obstetric-gynecological surgery
- Know the role of midwives and providing assistance in the path of the PMA.
- Management of assistance in full compliance with the procedures and guidelines for obstetric-gynaecological and neonatal risk prevention and hospital infection.
- Acceptance of the female and any other people adopting a correct relational behaviour.
Pescetto G., De Cecco L., Pecorari D., Ragni N. Ginecologia e Ostetricia vol I-II. Società Editrice Universo. IV° ED. Roma, 2001
- Spandrio R., Regalia A., Bestetti G. “Fisiologia della nascita. Dai prodromi al post partum”. Carrocci Faber. Roma, 2014
Attendance at lectures and workshops
Classroom exercises of preliminary simulation and consolidation to learning delivery practices: workshops with simulations on mannequins and with medical devices, watching instructional videos.
Training periods at locations affiliated with the University of Parma.
Students will be assisted, for each place of training, clinical tutor from belonging to the same professional profile or the same graduating class that will guide them in achieving the objectives identified.
Assessment methods and criteria
Students are evaluated: by a clinical tutor, at the end of each training period through an evaluation card about comprehension and application, about the autonomy of judgement and communication skills.
The card includes the general and specific objectives for each scope and an initial and final evaluation, as well as a space for annotations on the learning path.
The examination of training course consists of a practical test with the use of materials, medical devices and simulations on mannequins.
The final vote is the result of a comprehensive assessment of the practical test and of the opinions expressed in the evaluation of the internship.