Core Module Information
Module title: Midwifery Practice 7

SCQF level: 09:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: MID09120
Module leader: Gail Norris
School School of Health & Social Care
Subject area group: Midwifery

There are no pre-requisites for this module to be added

Description of module content:

This module will provide midwifery practice for senior students in a variety of midwifery settings. The student will have a named mentor/supervisor in each placement and will have the opportunity to develop greater independence in practice. This will include learning from experience, reflection on and in practice, organising own work load- managing a caseload, and supporting junior students.
The student 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). The student will have achieved all essential skill clusters required at the point of registration.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1. Demonstrate increasing independence in providing care and managing own workload.
LO2. Utilise reflection to enhance learning in midwifery practice.
LO3. Participate with the multidisciplinary team in providing midwifery care to a small case load of women
under the supervision of a midwife.
LO4. Act as a ‘buddy’ for junior students to help support them in practice.
LO5. Demonstrate increased independence and competence in the achievement of the NMC essential skills
clusters and achieve 100% accuracy in the calculation of medicines in relation to women and

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, 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: Gail Norris
Module Organiser:

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

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Portfolio 100 1-5 15 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 5000
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
MID09120 Midwifery Practice Module 7