Comments about Supervision of Midwives PGCert - At the institution - Leeds - West Yorkshire
Entry requirements Need GCSE C or equivalent Where English is not a first language an overall IELT score of 7 is required Candidates will be registered on the Midwifery part of the professional register maintained by the Nursing and Midwifery Council; and Normally candidates would possess an honours degree in midwifery or a relevant health discipline. (Normally a 2:1 classification from a recognised Higher Education institution) or Midwives will be expected to provide evidence that they are capable of working at Masters level by producing a portfolio of evidence or having studied and achieved credits on a recognised module of study. or Consideration will be given to midwives who do not have the necessary entry requirements. Some modules require students to be based in clinical practice; students wishing to undertake these modules will require access to an appropriate clinical placement.
Supervision of Midwives PGCert
At the end of the programme students will have been enabled to develop mastery and specialist expertise within the midwifery discipline by way of increasing their knowledge base through a professional focus to a high level of sophistication. To positively effect the provision of midwifery care for women and their family’s students will increase their knowledge and develop skills and attitudes in order to: be reflexive in a continuously changing environment; be able to synthesise knowledge and utilise knowledge in the midwifery area; be able to internalise knowledge derived from research to re-define practice and re-frame existing boundaries; be able to adopt transformational leadership skills; manage complex issues from a variety of viewpoints; be a facilitator of learning.
12 months part-time
School of Healthcare
The School of Healthcare is one of the largest of its type in the United Kingdom. Its mission is to be a centre of excellence in the provision of high quality education and research and to develop knowledge that both informs and improves clinical practice. The School is situated in the heart of the thriving campus, close to the libraries, IT facilities and Student Union.
What you study
Core modules include: Organisation of Maternity Services; Research Methodology; Information Management; Dissertation (by way of empirical research or practice development or a systematic review).
Optional modules may include: Prenatal & Neonatal Genetic Screening; High Dependency Care in Obstetrics; Leadership in Healthcare; Gender & Health; Innovation in Health and Social Care.
How you study
Study methods include: lectures, group work, self directed study, field-work and on-line learning.