Midwifery Practice 6 - HEA00021H

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  • Department: Health Sciences
  • Module co-ordinator: Ms. Helen Recchia
  • Credit value: 20 credits
  • Credit level: H
  • 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 enhance the student midwife's confidence and competence to function as the lead professional for low risk women.
  • To provide the student with the opportunity to care for a caseload of women requiring antenatal/intrapartum/postnatal care, under indirect supervision.
  • To consolidate midwifery skills and prepare for professional practice.

Module learning outcomes

This module will enable the student to:

  1. Identify personal learning needs and opportunities that facilitate their development independently.
  2. Demonstrate competence in all 29 midwifery competencies (Stage Three).

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

  • Edwards, N. (2005). Birthing autonomy. Women's experiences of planning home births. London: Routledge.
  • Fraser, D. and Cooper, M. (2009). Myles' midwifery. A textbook for midwives. 15th edn. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.
  • Jacob, S. (2008). An essential guide for student midwives: preparing for professional practice. London: Quay Books.
  • Marshall, J.E. and Raynor, M.D. (2009). Advancing skills in midwifery practice. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.
  • Stoppard, J. and McMullen, L. (2003). Situating sadness. Women and depression in social context. New York: New York University Press.
  • Woodward, V., Bates, K., et al. (2004). Managing childbirth emergencies in community settings. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.



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