Core Module Information
Module title: Practice 5*

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

Module code: MID09128
Module leader: Connie McLuckie
School School of Health & Social Care
Subject area group: Midwifery
Prerequisites

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

Description of module content:

You will learn, under the supervision of the midwife, to further develop proficiency in the practice of core midwifery skills. This will be achieved by focusing on the care of women, birthing people and their infants during designated placements. The content relates to the proficiencies detailed in the Maternity Practice Assessment Document.
You will begin to demonstrate independence in midwifery practice.This module provides ongoing experience of midwifery practice in maternity care settings at level 9.
You will have a practice supervisor, practice assessor and an academic assessor in
each area as per the Standards for student support and assessment (NMC, 2018).
The focus of the experience will be on expanding compassionate, midwifery skills as a third year student caring for the child bearing woman, people, their infants and family.
You will have the opportunity to further develop midwifery and interpersonal skills (LOs 1-6). You will have a practice supervisor and a practice assessor in each area.You will demonstrate organisational skills through facilitating and supporting junior students in clinical practice and organising your own caseload.
You will continue to record births and clinical examinations of childbearing women, people and their babies as required by the European Midwifery Directives (2005) and the Nursing Midwifery Council (NMC, 2019).

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO 1. Consolidate knowledge and skills, safely demonstrating evidence -based best practice in all intrapartum proficiencies detailed in the NMC Standards of Proficiency for Midwives (NMC, 2019a).
LO 2: Work with multidisciplinary and multi-agency colleagues to provide appropriate care, facilitate change and utilise quality improvement methodology to provide safe, effective, respectful, kind and compassionate midwifery care for women, birthing people, newborn and their families.
LO 3. Develop graduate attributes of resourcefulness, flexibility and strength, self-care, critical and strategic thinking, emotional intelligence and leadership skills required for professional midwifery practice.
LO 4. Utilise a problem-solving approach in the provision of care for mothers, parents and babies.
LO 5. Achieve 100% accuracy in medicine calculations in relation to women, birthing people and neonates.
LO 6. Demonstrate proficiency in the achievement of NMC Standards of proficiency for
midwives (NMC, 2019).

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