Enhancing Clinical Skills in the Childbearing Continuum HEA4005

Overview

You will critically analyse obstetric emergencies and demonstrate the practical application of theory into practice, and devise a root cause analysis for a critical incident or adverse clinical event. You will also recognise limitations in relation to the development of advanced skills and knowledge in accordance with requirements of professional codes of conduct, prevailing protocols and clinical governance requirements within your organisation.

Module Code: HEA4005
Level: 7
Credits: 20
Cost: £680 for Sept 2019 to July 2020

Who is this module for?

Midwives and obstetric medical practitioners.

What are the key aims of the programme?

To develop clinical skills in the area of obstetric emergency management.

What will I study?

  • Normal labour and mechanisms;
  • Care of the perineum;
  • Management of breech, shoulder dystocia and post partum haemorrhage;
  • PIH, pre-eclampsia and eclampsia
  • Forceps and ventouse management.

How will I be assessed?

4,000 word critical review.

On successful completion you will:

  • Recognise and critically analyse obstetric emergencies and demonstrate the practical application of theory into practice;
  • Devise a root cause analysis for a critical incident or adverse clinical event;
  • Reflect critically upon skills and knowledge acquired in order to develop advanced skill/s to a higher level of proficiency;
  • Recognise limitations in relation to development of advanced skills and knowledge in accordance with requirements of professional codes of conduct, prevailing protocols and clinical governance requirements within the student's organisation;
  • Select and critically evaluate, research and evidence underpinning autonomous practice.

Study Dates and Venues

Further Information

Module availability varies from year to year and will be subject to minimum student numbers being achieved. Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Due to the popularity of some modules it may be that the module is fully booked when your application is received. We will include your details on a waiting list and allocate you a place on the next available intake.

For details of how to apply, please visit www.edgehill.ac.uk/health/cpd/apply.

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Pathways

This module can be studied on a standalone basis. It is an optional module for the following programmes:

  • MSc Leadership Development
  • MSc Advanced Clinical Practice
  • MSc Professional Clinical Practice