Midwifery Practice 2 - HEA00008C

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

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching cycle
C Summer Term 2019-20 to Summer Vacation 2019-20

Module aims

  • To introduce the student midwife to the role of the midwife in the provision of maternity care in the hospital.
  • To introduce the student to nursing care in surgical and medical settings within the Home Trust.

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. Achieve competence in all midwifery competencies (Stage One).

Assessment

Task Length % of module mark
Essay/coursework
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
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

  • Enkin, M., Keirse, M., et al. (2000). A guide to effective care in pregnancy and childbirth. 3rd edn. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Fraser, D. and Cooper, M. (2009). Myles' midwifery. A textbook for midwives. 15th edn. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.
  • Johnson, R. and Taylor, W. (2006). Skills for midwifery practice. 2nd edn. Edinburgh: Elsevier.
  • Jordan, S. (2002). Pharmacology for midwives - the evidence base for safe practice. Basingstoke: Palgrave.
  • Medforth, J., Battersby, S., et al. (2006). Oxford handbook of midwifery. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Renfrew, M., Fisher, C. and Arms, S. (2004). Bestfeeding. How to breastfeed your baby. Berkeley: Celestial Arts.



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