Respectful Maternity Care

Value added course on Respectful Maternity Care

 

Class: 4th year B.Sc(N)                                                  

Theory  Hours   : 30 hrs

                                                                                        

Course Description

This course is designed to bring awareness raising, information sharing and motivation-building for respectful maternity care (RMC).

Participants will begin to change and develop RMC attitudes in themselves, and learn how to facilitate the implementation of RMC in their workplaces and among colleagues who also provide care to women and their newborns. This course is offered to the final year UG students and staff nurses.

 

Objectives

  • To raise awareness of common abusive and disrespectful practices and attitudes in the care of mother and newborns
  • To understand the categories of RMC
  • To explain about abuse and disrespect of mothers and newborns
  • To promote the need for RMC
  • To establish the rights of women in child bearing women.

 

Unit Hours Content Teaching learning activities Assessment methods
I 02 Introduction – meaning , importance Lecture & discussion.

Charts.

MCQ’s

Short essays

II 07 Categories of RMC :

a.   Physical Abuse

b.  Non dignified care

c.   Non consented care

d.  Non confidential care

e.   Discrimination

f.   Withholding the care

g.   Detention In the facilities

Lecture & discussion.

Charts.

 

MCQ’s

Short essays

III 02  Needs of RMC for Health Care Workers Lecture & discussion.

Charts.

MCQ’s

Short essays

IV 02 Universal rights of child bearing women Lecture & discussion.

Charts.

MCQ’s

Short essays

V 04 Obstetrical violence – meaning manifestation

 

Lecture & discussion. MCQ’s

Short essays

VI 04 Prevention and elimination of violence during childbirth

 

Lecture & discussion. MCQ’s

Short essays

VII 02 Challenges and barriers

 

 

Lecture & discussion. MCQ’s

Short essays

VIII 05 Case scenario Discussion and Drill MCQ’s

Short essays

Instruction for course completion
• Students attendance must not be less than 80%
• Students must learn and upgrade the skills required for this course
• Students should obtain 50% to pass in the examination
Method of Evaluation
• Theoretical matter will be evaluated by written examination
• Clinical skills will be evaluated by ongoing practical sessions
• Grades will be assigned based on the scores
• Examination will be worth of 50 marks.

Scheme of Examination                                                    

         

Written examination 25 Marks
Assignment 10 Marks
Practical skills 15 Marks
Total 50 Marks

 

Grading of Marks

A Ø 80%
B Ø 70%
C Ø 60%
D Ø 50%

 

Types of questions for written examination

  1. MCQ’s: 1×15=15
  2. Short Essay: 5X2=10