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Midwifery Practice 5 - HEA00019H

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  • Department: Health Sciences
  • Module co-ordinator: Mrs. Carole Lindsey
  • Credit value: 10 credits
  • Credit level: H
  • Academic year of delivery: 2020-21

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching cycle
A Autumn Term 2020-21 to Spring Term 2020-21

Module aims

  • To enhance the student midwife's confidence and competence to facilitate normal birth, recognising deviation from normal and taking appropriate action.
  • To provide the student with the opportunity to care for women on the postnatal/antenatal area under indirect supervision.
  • To consolidate hospital-based 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 in association with their practice supervisor/assessor.
  2. Progress towards competence in relation to the agreed midwifery competencies (Stage Three).
  3. Achieve competence in selected generic Performance Skills Outcomes.

Assessment

Task Length % of module mark
Departmental - attendance requirement
Practice Hours
N/A 0
Essay/coursework
Essay
N/A 0
Practical
Electronic Ongoing Assessment Record
N/A 0
Practical
Grading of Practice
N/A 100

Special assessment rules

Non-compensatable

Reassessment

Task Length % of module mark
Departmental - attendance requirement
Practice Hours
N/A 0
Essay/coursework
Essay
N/A 0
Practical
Electronic Ongoing Assessment Record
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

Bowden, J and Manning, V.  (Eds.) (2017) Health Promotion in Midwifery: Principles and Practice. New York: CRC Press.

Homer, C. Brodie, P. Sandall, J. And Leap, N. (2019) Midwifery Continuity of Care: A Practical Guide 2nd edn. Australia: Elsevier.

Johnson, R. and Taylor, W. (2016) Skills for Midwifery Practice  4th edn. Edinburgh: Elsevier.

Lomax, A. (2015) Examination of the newborn: An Evidence-Based Guide 2nd edn. Oxford: Wiley Blackwell.

Marshall, J. (2019) Myles Professional Studies for Midwifery Education and Practice: Concepts and Challenges. Edinburgh: Elsevier.

Marshall, J Baston, H and Hall, J (2019) Midwifery Essentials: Public Health, Edition 1 Volume 7. Edinburgh: Elsevier.

Marshall, J and Raynor, M. (2020) (Eds.). Myles' textbook for midwives. 17th edn. Edinburgh: Elsevier

Rankin, J. (Eds.). (2017) Physiology in childbearing with Anatomy and Related Biosciences 4th edn. London: Elsevier.

Squire, C. (Ed.). (2017). The social context of birth.  3rdedn. Abi



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