Continuing Professional Development (short course, distance learning)
Module code: MOD001876
Module level: 7
Module credits: 30 credits
You’ll have access to learning activities on our virtual learning environment and will be supported by our team of experienced midwifery lecturers.
Take this module as part of our MSc Advanced Midwifery Practice
Develop your existing knowledge and skills by exploring the concept of normality and how this might be promoted.
This module addresses one of the major national and international concerns about childbirth; the rising rate of intervention. It will provide you with the underpinning knowledge and confidence required to address this situation by promoting normal childbirth. You’ll be encouraged to develop your existing knowledge and skills by exploring the concept of normality and determining how this might be promoted during the antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal periods. Both international and local perspectives will be analysed, enabling you to apply your learning in your current work setting, whilst deepening your understanding of alternative situations.
This module draws heavily on contemporary midwifery practice, and you’ll be expected to apply your learning in practice and reflect on this as part of the assessment. You can take this module standalone or as part of our MSc Advanced Midwifery Practice course.
Commences Monday 25 September 2017 for 12 weeks online
The Faculty of Health, Social Care & Education is the largest provider of health, social care and education courses in the East of England, with over 6,000 students from more than 20 countries.
With 95% of our students finding full-time employment within six months of graduating, you can be sure that our courses have been designed with your career in mind. We’ve been educating nurses, midwives and social workers for over 25 years.
At the cutting edge of research, we offer a range of internationally recognised undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses taught by friendly, supportive and experienced staff. With over 150 research students across our three doctoral programmes (PhD; DProf and EdD), we provide the multi-disciplinary perspective and potential for academic debate that reflects our position as a leader in practitioner-focused and practice-led research studies.
Designed to enhance your learning experience, our facilities include state-of-the-art simulated skills laboratories that mirror real-life clinical situations and UK hospital wards. Our students also benefit from our Early Childhood Research and Resource Centre; a space in which they can experiment with equipment and play activities.
You’ll study in an exciting, modern faculty which has strong links with regional, national and international organisations, including healthcare trusts, social services, local and regional authorities, schools and academic institutions.
Your enthusiasm. Our passion. Your best foot forward.
Please ask your manager or Education Lead about available funding before you apply.
Short course continuing professional development (1 day)
September 2017, October 2017
Short course continuing professional development (Half day)
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