Optimising Health and Wellbeing in Pregnancy, Birth and Parenting
This module introduces to basic skills in health promotion, illness prevention, and optimization of health and wellbeing in childbearing.
Working in the Maternity Care Team
This module introduces learners to a deeper knowledge and understanding of the role of the maternity support worker in the wider health care team.
Pregnancy and the Professional Midwife
This module will introduce the student to the role of the midwife as an accountable, autonomous, professional practitioner. It will introduce pregnancy as a normal physiological process and consider the midwife¿s role in working to promote positive outcomes.
Psychosocial and Cultural Context of Childbearing
This module introduces the student to key sociological and psychological concepts and theories, allowing them to understand the context of midwifery care and the dimensions of the social world locally, nationally and globally, enabling them to adapt to the changing dynamics and demands of responsive reproductive health care. Students will address issues which challenge women within the social context, and will develop the knowledge and skills required to promote a holistic approach to individualized care within the maternity setting.
Complex and Urgent Maternity Care
This will enable students to develop their competence in dealing with complex and emergency situations in maternity care. Student midwives are supported to build on the knowledge gained in their training to date, in order to develop their clinical and theoretical knowledge and skills further. Understanding risk and focusing on holistic practice will further enhance their decision making and assessment skills.
Developing My Midwifery Practice
This module will continue to develop the student¿s practical skills in midwifery and will take place on placement with mentors in midwifery and other health care settings.
Datblygu Bydwreigiaeth Ymarferol
Bydd y modiwl hwn yn parhau i ddatblygu sgiliau ymarferol bydwreigiaeth y fyfyrwraig/myfyriwr, a bydd yn cael ei gynnal ar leoliad gyda¿r mentoriaid o fewn gosodiadau bydwreigiaeth.
Additional Care for Women with Complex Needs
This module will prepare students to identify and manage the care of women with additional care needs including management of both pre-existing and emergent conditions. The module will explore the evidence base to equip students to use current statistical data to inform their practice. Students will also further develop their understanding that the care needs of women and families may relate to physical, psychological, social, cultural, and spiritual factors.
Parenting and Neonatal Care: supporting additional needs
This module will further develop the students¿ knowledge and understanding of the role of the midwife in caring for women, newborn infants and their families during the transition to parenthood. This includes caring for women, babies and families where there are complications and additional care needs.
This module will build on pre-existing knowledge and develop the student¿s holistic and critical approach to both the care of the newborn and the transition to parenthood.
Using research to inform my practice
This module supports student midwives to build on the knowledge gained in their education to date, and explore research knowledge to develop skills in critical appraisal and be able to determine good quality evidence on which to base their practice. In order to provide the broad knowledge base required for practice this module also includes further bioscience and psycho social knowledge.
Preparing for Professional Practice
This module will enable the student to explore and analyse healthcare policy making, how policy is implemented in practice and how the implementation may be managed in the clinical setting. The student will also consider essential aspects of management such as leadership, motivation and the management of change.
The student will become familiar with the legal and ethical aspects of midwifery practice, reviewing Montgomery and applying legal and ethical principles to current practice issues.
Becoming a Midwife - the Final Push
The module aims to enhance and build on the student¿s ability to critically evaluate their personal development in order to prepare them for practice as qualified midwives.
The Third Stage: Managing Clinical Complications and Becoming a Colleague and Scholar
This module will be comprised of two parts:
The first will prepare students to appropriately identify and manage complications and emergencies in childbearing.
The second part will further develop health promotion knowledge, including approaches to and models of health promotion, health inequalities and ethical issues. It will prepare students to search for, identify and critically analyse evidence and data in order to inform their practice. Students will demonstrate the ability to interpret and disseminate their findings to colleagues.
Becoming a Midwife - the final push
This is the final academic module of the professional programme. The module aims to prepare student midwives for autonomous professional midwifery practice with a focus on leadership and management skills.
Leadership and Professional Studies in Midwifery
This module will develop knowledge and skills in leadership for midwifery, and to explore the professional issues inherent in contemporary midwifery practice, which influence the individual midwife and impact on the provision of maternity care in today¿s NHS.
Designing and Evaluating Your Teaching
This module aims to develop the student¿s awareness of the key issues, principles and values of quality teaching in the workplace setting, and their ability to reflect upon, analyse and interpret their own professional practice in healthcare and education using a range of theoretical frameworks.