ESSENTIAL MIDWIFERY PRACTICE - 2017/8

Module code: NUR1036

Module provider

School of Health Sciences

Module Leader

BROWN A Dr (Health Sci.)

Number of Credits

30

ECT Credits

15

Framework

FHEQ Level 4

JACs code

B720

Module cap (Maximum number of students)

N/A

Module Availability

Crosses academic years

Overall student workload

Lecture Hours: 4

Laboratory Hours: 2

Assessment pattern

Assessment type Unit of assessment Weighting
Practical based assessment MENTOR GRADING 50
Practical based assessment ESC AND KEY DOCUMENTATION Pass/Fail
Practical based assessment POSTNATAL OSCE 50
Examination AUTHENTIC WORLD MEDICINE MANAGEMENT EXAM Pass/Fail

Alternative Assessment

The assessment strategy is designed to provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate Successful achievement of the learning outcomes 

Prerequisites / Co-requisites

Entry criteria to the programme.

Module overview

This module will enable the student midwife to develop basic knowledge and skills in antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal care of the woman, the fetus, the neonate and the wider family.

Module aims

Demonstrate a basic knowledge of professional regulation and self regulation and act in accordance with NMC Midwives Rules and Standards (2012) and the NMC Code of Professional Conduct, Performance and Ethics (2015)Use interpersonal and communication skills effectively and develop positive relationships with women, their families and other health professionals including those from diverse circumstances

Develop skills in assessing, planning and evaluating careecognise own role and begin to respond the needs of low risk childbearing women and their families

Develop skills to work effectively when caring for women with healthy/normal pregnancies throughout the childbearing continuum to include support and assist women experiencing normal labour and birth and to support women to feed their babies

Develop skills to accurately collect, observe, record and interpret data related to the health and well-being of mothers and babies and begin to begin to develop a holistic approach when caring for women and their families e.g., by acknowledging physiological, sociological, psychological and spiritual perspectives

Learning outcomes

Attributes Developed
Act in accordance with NMC Midwives Rules and Standards (2012) and the NMC Code of Professional Conduct, Performance and Ethics (2015) demonstrating a basic knowledge of professional regulation and self regulation
Use interpersonal and communication skills effectively and develop positive relationships with women, their families and other health professionals including those from diverse circumstances
Recognise own role and begin to respond the needs of low risk childbearing women and their families and begin to develop skills in assessing, planning and evaluating care.
Work effectively when caring for women with healthy/normal pregnancies throughout the childbearing continuum to include support and assist women experiencing normal labour and birth and to feed their babies
Accurately collect, observe, record and interpret data related to the health and well-being of mothers and babies and begin to begin to develop a holistic approach when caring for women and their families e.g., by acknowledging physiological, sociological, psychological and spiritual perspectives

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Module content

 

Indicative content includes:



Introduction to Practice modules


Introduction to the use of electronic portfolios


Preparation for Authentic Medicine Management


Preparation for Postnatl OSCEs

Neonatal Resuscitation


 

Methods of Teaching / Learning

The learning and teaching strategy is designed to:

Enable successful completion of the learning outcomes

The learning and teaching methods include:



Taught simulation sessions


Taught classroon-based theory



 

Assessment Strategy

The assessment strategy is designed to provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate

Successful achievement of the learning outcomes

 


Year 1 practice portfolio demonstrating achievement of Essential Skills Clusters & mentor grading tool - 50% (40% pass mark)
Postnatal OSCE – 50% (40% pass mark)
Authentic World Medicine Management examination – Pass/fail (100% pass mark)


 

Formative assessment


Group and individual tutorials to support completion of the portfolio.
Formative practice in placements for the PN OSCEs
Practice on line of Authentic World Medicine Management


 

Feedback

Through Surrey Learn and feedback forms 

Reading list

Reading list for ESSENTIAL MIDWIFERY PRACTICE : http://aspire.surrey.ac.uk/modules/nur1036

Programmes this module appears in

Programme Semester Classification Qualifying conditions
Midwifery (Registered Midwife) BSc (Hons)(NURSES PRE-REG SEP) Cross Year Core A pass as determined by the relevant criteria is required to pass the module

Please note that the information detailed within this record is accurate at the time of publishing and may be subject to change. This record contains information for the most up to date version of the programme / module for the 2017/8 academic year.