Core Module Information
Module title: Midwifery Practice 3

SCQF level: 08:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: MID08112
Module leader: Shona Montgomery
School School of Health & Social Care
Subject area group: Midwifery


Description of module content:

On this module you will learn to care for childbearing women and continue to develop competence and confidence in the performance of core midwifery skills for women with complex obstetric needs and their babies under the instruction and direct supervision of a midwife. You will build on your learning about the importance of partnership working and the positive outcomes to be gained from working with a variety of health and social care professionals and service users, for the benefit of women and babies.
This module continues to provide experience in midwifery practice in maternity care settings. You will have a named sign –off mentor in each area. The focus of the experience will be on learning to care with compassion for the child bearing woman with complex needs ( LOs1-5 ). You will have the opportunity to further develop midwifery and interpersonal skills in partnership with a variety of health and social care professionals and service users themselves. You will continue to complete cleanliness champion units. You will continue to undertake and record births and clinical examinations of childbearing women and their babies as required by the European Midwifery Directives and the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC 2009).

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to
LO1: In partnership with women and their families participate in the delivery of evidence based care in complex situations
LO2: Assess the woman’s health status through history taking, observation and the interpretation of findings.
LO3: Participate with the midwife and other members of the multidisciplinary care team in providing care for women and their families in a professional and compassionate manner as outlined by The Code (NMC, 2015).
LO4: Demonstrate a problem solving approach in the provision of evidence-based care for childbearing women with complex needs.
LO5: Demonstrate competence in the achievement of NMC Essential Skills Clusters.

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