This course provides practising midwives and other health care professionals with the opportunity to explore and analyse the latest developments in midwifery knowledge and practice. You will be encouraged to evaluate your own clinical practice, as well as to clinically appraise wider issues relevant to women and families in society. Leadership in the NHS forms part of this course and you will be encouraged to opt for a module in leading and managing in your workplace. This course is delivered by a team of dynamic and supportive staff who are committed to helping you move professional practice forward. We have a strong tradition of working closely with health care organisations and this ensures your studies will be focused in the real world. This enables you to develop skills and knowledge that are relevant to the workplace and, more importantly, the needs of your patients.
Modules include: examination of the newborn; critical care for childbirth; normal childbirth; preparation for mentorship (via e-learning); pregnancy aquatics, nutrition and health; women's health: from a local to a global perspective; research methods; physics of ultrasound; ultrasound in gynaecology and early pregnancy; ultrasound in the second and third trimesters of pregnancy; evidence-based practice for patient care; leading and managing in health care organisations; leading change for patient and/or service improvement; project management and methods of inquiry for health care practice; screening and diagnosis; work-based learning for healthcare practice; dissertation.
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BSc Midwifery or related degree, normally at 2.2 or higher, or evidence of recent level 6 study. Students whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate proficiency in English: IELTS overall score of 6.5. Applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully are welcomed. Two forms of Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) may be used for entry: the Accreditation of Prior Certificated Learning (APCL) or the Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL).
Postgraduate Qualification (MSc)
University of Salford
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