This module will enable participants to explore issues related to the provision of care to women in high dependency situations and reflect on their current skills, and develop further skills as necessary. Inter-professional working will be highlighted.
Students will be able to:
- Reflect on and enhance their practice in relation to high dependency care of women receiving maternity care.
- Provide a forum in which midwives, nurses and physician associates can demonstrate their decision making and leadership skills in relation to their practice taking into account current evidence.
The course is also offered as an undergraduate (level 6) award.
Who is this module for?
Registered midwife or registered nurse working within an obstetric unit.
Applicants will be required to meet all of the following criteria:
Applications will be considered from non-standard applicants who can demonstrate the following certificated learning:
and one of the following completed within the last five years:
Proficiency in English language
Evidence of English language testing will be required from all applicants for whom English is not their first language and who have not previously undertaken studies in English. The required level of proficiency will be a minimum overall International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score (or equivalent) of 6.5, with no section achieving less than 6.0. Evidence of proficiency must be dated within the last two years. Applicants who have taken the examination more than twice in one year will not be considered.
All international applicants must satisfy the requirements of the UK Border Agency in relation to St George's responsibilities as a Highly Trusted Sponsor for students (Tier 4).
Advanced practice route
Applicants for this route will be required to meet all the following additional requirements:
Essay and care plan
Course length: 5 Teaching Days