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.

UnitHoursContentTeaching learning activitiesAssessment methods
I02Introduction – meaning , importance

Lecture & discussion.

Charts.

MCQ’s

Short essays

II07

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

III02 Needs of RMC for Health Care Workers

Lecture & discussion.

Charts.

MCQ’s

Short essays

IV02Universal rights of child bearing women

Lecture & discussion.

Charts.

MCQ’s

Short essays

V04

Obstetrical violence – meaning manifestation

 

Lecture & discussion.

MCQ’s

Short essays

VI04

Prevention and elimination of violence during childbirth

 

Lecture & discussion.

MCQ’s

Short essays

VII02

Challenges and barriers

 

 

Lecture & discussion.

MCQ’s

Short essays

VIII05Case scenarioDiscussion 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 examination25 Marks
Assignment10 Marks
Practical skills15 Marks
Total50 Marks

Grading of Marks

AØ 80%
BØ 70%
CØ 60%
DØ 50%

Types of questions for written examination

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