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 and Child Health
Prerequisites

n/a

2018/9, Trimester 3, BLENDED, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: BLENDED
Location of delivery: SIGHTHILL
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Connie McLuckie
Module Organiser:


Learning, Teaching and Assessment (LTA) Approach:
Learning & teaching methods including their alignment to Los
This is a practice based module and students will learn working under the supervision of named mentors who will facilitate appropriate learning experiences and support them to meet the module outcomes and achieve their competencies. The outcomes of this practice module are informed by the Nursing and Midwifery Council Standards for Pre registration midwifery education and include practice competencies and midwifery essential skills clusters (NMC 2009). All students will be supervised by their own allocated sign-off mentor who will provide guidance and feedback (LO 1-6). The outcomes will be examined by evidence of learning in the portfolio work which includes reflection on and in practice (LO 1-6) and mentor assessed competencies in practice (LO 1-6). Students will discuss their individual learning goals with their mentor in week 1 of the placement; and will receive an interim formative assessment and a final summative assessment (LO1-6). This will allow the students to reflect on the achievement of their learning goals.

Interprofessional education
Throughout the practice environment students are exposed to opportunities for interprofessional working and learning in a wide variety of midwifery settings.

Embedding of employability/PDP/scholarship skills
During the module students will continue to develop their personal development portfolio (PDP) of work. The purpose of the PDP is to encouraged practice reflection, self assessment, and identification of individual learning needs, thus continuing to promote independent learning. Attendance at reflective study groups will nurture skills of working in groups, listening to and supporting others and application of evidence based practice (LO 3-6). Students will continue to undertake and record the statutory number of births and examinations as prescribed by European Midwifery Directives and the Nursing and Midwifery Council (LO1-3).


Formative Assessment:
Assessment (formative or summative)
The formative assessment will include an initial orientation and an interim assessment and discussion which provides the student with an opportunity to self-assess and gain feedback from the mentor. You will also complete a portfolio which is an on-going record of learning and identifies how competencies are gained. This includes undertaking online activities ( K2,Cardiotocograph package, completion of Cleanliness Champions and Administration of Medicines)



Summative Assessment:
The summative assessment comprises of achievement and grading of competencies. Practice will be graded in accordance with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (2009) regulations. All clinical competencies identified in the practice assessment document must be passed and a mark is awarded in accordance with identified marking criteria which relates to Level 8 SCQF (LO 1-5).


Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Other PLACEMENT 185
Face To Face Tutorial 15
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200


Assessment
Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Portfolio 100 1-6 15 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 5000
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100
2018/9, Trimester 3, BLENDED, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 002
Primary mode of delivery: BLENDED
Location of delivery: SIGHTHILL
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Connie McLuckie
Module Organiser:


Learning, Teaching and Assessment (LTA) Approach:
Learning & teaching methods including their alignment to Los
This is a practice based module and students will learn working under the supervision of named mentors who will facilitate appropriate learning experiences and support them to meet the module outcomes and achieve their competencies. The outcomes of this practice module are informed by the Nursing and Midwifery Council Standards for Pre registration midwifery education and include practice competencies and midwifery essential skills clusters (NMC 2009). All students will be supervised by their own allocated sign-off mentor who will provide guidance and feedback (LO 1-6). The outcomes will be examined by evidence of learning in the portfolio work which includes reflection on and in practice (LO 1-6) and mentor assessed competencies in practice (LO 1-6). Students will discuss their individual learning goals with their mentor in week 1 of the placement; and will receive an interim formative assessment and a final summative assessment (LO1-6). This will allow the students to reflect on the achievement of their learning goals.

Interprofessional education
Throughout the practice environment students are exposed to opportunities for interprofessional working and learning in a wide variety of midwifery settings.

Embedding of employability/PDP/scholarship skills
During the module students will continue to develop their personal development portfolio (PDP) of work. The purpose of the PDP is to encouraged practice reflection, self assessment, and identification of individual learning needs, thus continuing to promote independent learning. Attendance at reflective study groups will nurture skills of working in groups, listening to and supporting others and application of evidence based practice (LO 3-6). Students will continue to undertake and record the statutory number of births and examinations as prescribed by European Midwifery Directives and the Nursing and Midwifery Council (LO1-3).
Assessment
The fo

Formative Assessment:
The University is currently undertaking work to improve the quality of information provided on methods of assessment and feedback. Please refer to the section on Learning and Teaching Approaches above for further information about this module’s learning, teaching and assessment practices, including formative and summative approaches.

Summative Assessment:
The University is currently undertaking work to improve the quality of information provided on methods of assessment and feedback. Please refer to the section on Learning and Teaching Approaches above for further information about this module’s learning, teaching and assessment practices, including formative and summative approaches.

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Other Work based learning 185
Face To Face Tutorial 15
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200


Assessment
Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Portfolio 100 1-6 15 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 5000
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100
2019/0, Trimester 2, BLENDED, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 002
Primary mode of delivery: BLENDED
Location of delivery: SIGHTHILL
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Connie McLuckie
Module Organiser:


Learning, Teaching and Assessment (LTA) Approach:
Learning & teaching methods including their alignment to Los
This is a practice based module and students will learn working under the supervision of named mentors who will facilitate appropriate learning experiences and support them to meet the module outcomes and achieve their competencies. The outcomes of this practice module are informed by the Nursing and Midwifery Council Standards for Pre registration midwifery education and include practice competencies and midwifery essential skills clusters (NMC 2009). All students will be supervised by their own allocated sign-off mentor who will provide guidance and feedback (LO 1-6). The outcomes will be examined by evidence of learning in the portfolio work which includes reflection on and in practice (LO 1-6) and mentor assessed competencies in practice (LO 1-6). Students will discuss their individual learning goals with their mentor in week 1 of the placement; and will receive an interim formative assessment and a final summative assessment (LO1-6). This will allow the students to reflect on the achievement of their learning goals.

Interprofessional education
Throughout the practice environment students are exposed to opportunities for interprofessional working and learning in a wide variety of midwifery settings.

Embedding of employability/PDP/scholarship skills
During the module students will continue to develop their personal development portfolio (PDP) of work. The purpose of the PDP is to encouraged practice reflection, self assessment, and identification of individual learning needs, thus continuing to promote independent learning. Attendance at reflective study groups will nurture skills of working in groups, listening to and supporting others and application of evidence based practice (LO 3-6). Students will continue to undertake and record the statutory number of births and examinations as prescribed by European Midwifery Directives and the Nursing and Midwifery Council (LO1-3).
Assessment
The fo

Formative Assessment:
The University is currently undertaking work to improve the quality of information provided on methods of assessment and feedback. Please refer to the section on Learning and Teaching Approaches above for further information about this module’s learning, teaching and assessment practices, including formative and summative approaches.

Summative Assessment:
The University is currently undertaking work to improve the quality of information provided on methods of assessment and feedback. Please refer to the section on Learning and Teaching Approaches above for further information about this module’s learning, teaching and assessment practices, including formative and summative approaches.

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Other Work based learning 185
Face To Face Tutorial 15
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200


Assessment
Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Portfolio 100 1-6 15 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 5000
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

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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