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2010/1 Module Catalogue
Module Provider: Health & Social Care Short Name: MID3009
Level: HE3 Module Co-ordinator: ROBINSON AE Mrs (HSC)
Number of credits: 20 Number of ECTS credits: 10
Module Availability
Semester 1
Assessment Pattern
Module Assessment will be through:

1 Completion of the 3000 word reflection concerning the management and care skills utilised in caring for a client encountered during this practice placement.
2 A successful assessment demonstrating competence to administer prescribed medication.
3 Completion of the NMC (2009) competencies (Please go to Page 16 – Practice Competency Document)

Failure to meet the required outcomes for this module will result in a failure to pass the programme. This will result in failure to achieve the award of BSc (Hons) Midwifery Studies or Registration.
Module Overview
Module Aims
Learning Outcomes
Professional practice skills:

• use the framework of the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) (2009) Standards for Pre-Registration Midwifery Education, for entry to the Midwifery Register to identify learning needs, negotiate and implement a learning agreement
• prioritise professional responsibilities and duty of care to ensure safe management of care
• use reflective learning and clinical mentorship to evaluate own practice and develop accordingly
• observe and contribute to professional meetings
• demonstrate knowledge and skills required by NMC Competencies and Skills Clusters (NMC 2009)

Values and attitudes:

• practice in an accountable manner as guided by The Code (NMC 2008)
• be aware of own values, perception, thoughts and action and the ways in which these may influence the clinical situation

Cognitive skills:

• recognise personal and professional limitations in the scope of own professional practice and address limitations and need for personal development
• evaluate the effectiveness of their learning strategies
• evaluate own practice in the light of ongoing feedback
• discuss and reflect on professional action individually and in the team

Key skills:

• maintain a portfolio of learning experiences
• demonstrate effective interpersonal skills through self awareness and assertiveness skills
• use problem solving skills to find effective solutions where possible
• make an appropriate and effective contribution to the work of the practice setting.
Module Content
Methods of Teaching/Learning
Selected Texts/Journals

Boud D (Ed) (1985) Reflection: turning experience into learning. London, Kogan Page
Brockbank A, McGill I (1998) facilitating reflective learning into Higher Education. Open University Press, Buckingham.

Eraut M (2000) Developing Professional Knowledge and Competence The Farmer Press, London

Nursing and Midwifery Council (2008) The Code: Standards for Conduct, Performance & Ethics for Nurses and Midwives. NMC, London.

Nursing and Midwifery Council (2007) Standards for Medicines Management. NMC, London.

Nursing and Midwifery Council (2004) Midwives Rules and Standards. NMC, London.

Nursing and Midwifery Council (2009) Record Keeping: Guidance for Nurses and Midwives. NMC, London.

Nursing and Midwifery Council (2009) Standards for pre-registration midwifery education NMC, London

Last Updated
29TH JULY 2010