Midwifery Practice 1 - HEA00007C

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  • Department: Health Sciences
  • Module co-ordinator: Mrs. Rachel Lavelle
  • Credit value: 10 credits
  • Credit level: C
  • Academic year of delivery: 2019-20

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching cycle
A Autumn Term 2019-20 to Spring Term 2019-20

Module aims

  • To introduce student midwives to the role of the midwife in the provision of maternity care in the community.
  • To facilitate the transition to professional practice and familiarise the student with the models of care provided in the community midwifery setting.
  • To introduce the student to the process of identifying their learning needs in relation to clinical midwifery practice

Module learning outcomes

This module will enable the student to:

  1. Identify and review personal learning needs and opportunities that facilitate their development with support from their mentor.
  2. Progress towards competence in relation to the agreed midwifery competencies (Stage One).
  3. Achieve competence in selected Performance Skills Outcomes.

Assessment

Task Length % of module mark
Essay/coursework
Reflective essay
N/A 0
Practical
EOAR - completion of clinical hours
N/A 0
Practical
Grading of Practice
N/A 100

Special assessment rules

Non-compensatable

Reassessment

Task Length % of module mark
Essay/coursework
Reflective essay
N/A 0
Practical
EOAR - completion of clinical hours
N/A 0
Practical
Grading of Practice
N/A 100

Module feedback

Verbal and written evidence of achievement is provided within the student's Electronic Ongoing Assessment Record.

Indicative reading

  • Johnson, R. and Taylor, W. (2010). Skills for midwifery practice. 3rd edn. Edinburgh: Elsevier.
  • Marshall, J. and Raynor, M. (2014). Myles Textbook for Midwifery. 16th edn. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingston Elsevier .
  • Proctor, S. and Renfrew, M. (Eds.). (2001). Linking research and midwifery practice. Edinburgh: Bailliere Tindall.
  • NMC (2015). The Code Professional standards of practice and behaviour for nurses and midwives. London: NMC.
  • NMC (2012). Midwives rules and standards. London: NMC.
  • NMC (2009). Standards of proficiency for pre-registration midwifery education. London: NMC.
  • Renfrew, M., Fisherm C. and Arms, S. (2004). Bestfeeding. How to breastfeed your baby. Berkeley: Celestial Arts.



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