Core Module Information
Module title: Midwifery Practice 4

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

Module code: MID08114
Module leader: Connie McLuckie
School School of Health & Social Care
Subject area group: Midwifery


Description of module content:

You will learn, under the supervision of the midwife, to further develop practice skills. This will be achieved by focusing on the care of women with complex obstetric needs and their infants during the intrapartum period and community placements. The content relates to the competencies detailed in the Competency Assessment Book.
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. You will have the opportunity to further develop midwifery and interpersonal skills (LOs1-5).

You will continue to record births and clinical examination of childbearing women and their babies as required by the European Midwifery Directives (2005) and the Nursing Midwifery Council (NMC 2009).

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to:
LO1: Provide safe and reliable 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 or appropriate practitioner in caring for women and their families in a professional manner in accordance with The Code, NMC (2015)
LO4: Demonstrate a problem solving approach in the provision of evidence based care for women with complex needs.
LO5: Demonstrate competence in the achievement of NMC Essential Skills Clusters.

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