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: 2019-20

Module will run

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

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 mentor.
  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
Essay/coursework
Essay
N/A 0
Practical
EAOR - 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
EAOR - 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

  • Balaskas, J. (2004). The water birth book. London: Thornsons.
  • Bick, D., MacArthur, C., et al. (2009). Postnatal care. Evidence and guidelines for management. 2nd edn. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.
  • Downe, S.E. (2008). Normal childbirth. Evidence and debate. 2nd edn. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.
  • Fraser, D. and Cooper, M. (2009). Myles' midwifery. A textbook for midwives. 15th edn. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.
  • Squire, C. (Ed.). (2009). The social context of birth. 2nd edn. Oxford: Radcliffe Medical Press.
  • Yerby, M. (2000). Pain in childbearing. Key issues in management. Edinburgh: Balliere Tindall.



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