Midwifery Practice 4 - HEA00148I

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  • Department: Health Sciences
  • Module co-ordinator: Dr. Helen Bedford
  • Credit value: 10 credits
  • Credit level: I
  • Academic year of delivery: 2018-19

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching cycle
A Summer Term 2018-19 to Summer Vacation 2018-19
C Summer Term 2018-19 to Summer Vacation 2018-19

Module aims

  • To introduce the student to the care of women and babies with complex maternity care needs.
  • To develop students' communication and technical skills in this arena enabling them to gain confidence in the care of complicated maternities, functioning as member of the multi-professional team.

Module learning outcomes

This module will enable the student to:

  • Identify and review personal learning needs and opportunities that facilitate their development with minimal support from their mentor.
  • Demonstrate competence in relation to all 29 midwifery competencies (Stage Two).

Assessment

Task Length % of module mark
Essay/coursework
Electronic ongoing assessment record
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: 255

Reassessment

Task Length % of module mark
Essay/coursework
Electronic ongoing assessment record
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

  • Chapman, V. and Charles, C. (Eds.). (2013). The Midwife's Labour and Birth Handbook. 3rd edn. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Marshall, J. and Raynor, M. (Eds.). (2014). Myles Textbook for Midwives. 16th edn. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone Elsevier.
  • Raynor, M.D., Marshall, J.E. and Jackson, K. (Eds.). (2012). Midwifery Practice: Critical Illness, Complications and Emergencies Case Book. Maidenhead: Open University Press.
  • Robson, S.E. and Waugh, J. (2013). Medical Disorders in Pregnancy a Manual for Midwives. 2nd edn. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons.
  • Walsh, D. (2012). Evidence and Skills for Normal Labour and Birth. A Guide for Midwives. 2nd edn. London: Routledge.



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