Midwifery Practice 3 - HEA00147I

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  • Department: Health Sciences
  • Module co-ordinator: Ms. Helen Recchia
  • Credit value: 20 credits
  • Credit level: I
  • 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 the student to the provision of community and hospital midwifery care from another Trust.
  • To encourage the student to reflect on different models of care, identifying their impact on women's expectations and experiences.
  • To enable the student to take active involvement in the provision of maternity care.

Module learning outcomes

This module will enable the student to:

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

Assessment

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

Special assessment rules

Non-compensatable

Additional assessment information

Total practice hours: 503

Reassessment

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

Module feedback

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

Indicative reading

  • 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.
  • Kirkham, M. (2003). Birth centres. A social model for maternity care. London: Books for Midwives.
  • Rees, C. (2011). An introduction to research for midwives. Edinburgh: Elsevier.
  • Renfrew, M., Fisher, C. and Arms, S. (2004). Bestfeeding. How to breastfeed your baby. Berkeley: Celestial Arts.
  • Spiby, H. (2010). Evidence based midwifery: applications in context. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Wickham, S. (2008). Midwifery: best practice. Volume 5. London: Elsevier.



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