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Midwifery Practice 6 - version 2 (MP6v2) - HEA00150H

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  • Department: Health Sciences
  • Module co-ordinator: Mrs. Carole Lindsey
  • Credit value: 30 credits
  • Credit level: H
  • Academic year of delivery: 2019-20

Module summary

 

 

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching cycle
A Summer Term 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.
  • To enhance the student midwife's confidence and competence to emerge as a qualified midwife.
  • To develop leadership, decision making and management skills for professional practice.
  • To consolidate the student's understanding of the professional responsibilities of a qualified midwife.

 

Module learning outcomes

By the end of the module, students will be able to:

  1. Identify personal learning needs and opportunities that facilitate their development independently.
  2. Demonstrate competence in all 29 midwifery competencies (Stage Three).
  3. Enhance their confidence and competence to emerge as a qualified midwife.
  4. Act appropriately in more complex situations and make effective decisions.
  5. Demonstrate the ability to manage their time effectively.
  6. Develop their understanding of leadership and management skills for professional practice.
  7. Apply professional and legal frameworks regulating midwifery practice.

Assessment

Task Length % of module mark
Essay/coursework
EOAR
N/A 0
Essay/coursework
Reflective Essay
N/A 0
Practical
Grading of practice
N/A 100

Special assessment rules

Non-compensatable

Additional assessment information

Though only 200 practice hours would be required for the module credits, 450 practice hours are required in order to meet the required number of hours as per the NMC standards.

Reassessment

Task Length % of module mark
Essay/coursework
EOAR
N/A 0
Essay/coursework
Reflective Essay
N/A 0
Practical
Grading of practice
N/A 100

Module feedback

The reflective essay needs to be submitted in the EOAR before week 9 and will be awarded a pass/fail grade.  Feedback will be given on the standard proforma to a time frame as per the assessment schedule.

The EOAR - completion of clinical hours need to be achieved before week 9 to pass this element.  Feedback will be given on the standard proforma to a time frame as per the assessment schedule.

At the final review, which will take place before week 9, Grading of Practice will be assessed by the Practice Assessor (in conjunction with the Academic Assessor).  Students will be informed of this grade during the final review and the grade will be entered on the standard proforma to a time frame as per the assessment schedule.

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