Advanced Practice In Midwifery - MSc/PGDip/PGCert - Distance Learning

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Advanced Practice In Midwifery - MSc/PGDip/PGCert - Distance Learning

Edinburgh Napier University
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For a qualified midwife currently working in the profession, this part-time course provides the opportunity to take the next step to an advanced career role in midwifery. Through your choice of midwifery-focused modules, you'll gain an in depth understanding of the theoretical knowledge and practical skills you need to practice at an advanced level.

For a qualified midwife currently working in the profession, this part-time course provides the opportunity to take the next step to an advanced career role in midwifery. Through your choice of midwifery-focused modules, you'll gain an in depth understanding of the theoretical knowledge and practical skills you need to practice at an advanced lev…

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For a qualified midwife currently working in the profession, this part-time course provides the opportunity to take the next step to an advanced career role in midwifery. Through your choice of midwifery-focused modules, you'll gain an in depth understanding of the theoretical knowledge and practical skills you need to practice at an advanced level.

For a qualified midwife currently working in the profession, this part-time course provides the opportunity to take the next step to an advanced career role in midwifery. Through your choice of midwifery-focused modules, you'll gain an in depth understanding of the theoretical knowledge and practical skills you need to practice at an advanced level, as well as the ability to critically appraise relevant health and social policy. You'll also acquire the knowledge and skills you need to address ethical and professional issues. As a graduate, you'll enjoy increased employment opportunities in the midwifery profession. You'll develop a combination of theoretical and practical skills in this course, including critical thinking when considering the issues associated with practice, knowledge and application of research methods and their application, and efficient approaches to time management, prioritisation and workload planning. You will also learn to recognise and manage the personal stresses of the profession, and become proficient in the use of the latest technologies in the practice of your role. View Full Screen

What's involved Based over three years, the course is conducted as a blended learning process, involving a combination of lectures, tutorials, online study, workshops and independent study. Year 1 Exploring Professional Roles in Practice, Contemporary Ethical and Professional Issues in Healthcare, Option Year 2 Research Methods, two Optional Modules Year 3 Dissertation Options Adults with Incapacity; Assessment, Evaluation and Support; Child Protection in Context; Child Protection: Risk to Reality; Contemporary Ethical and Professional Issues in Healthcare; Critical Thinking, Analysis and Writing; Dissertation; Effective Learning and Teaching in Higher Education; Exploring Professional Roles in Practice; Independent and Supplementary Prescribing for Nurses, Midwives and Allied Health Professionals; Leadership; Interprofessional Learning and Mentoring; Managing Performance for Person Centred Services; Politics, Policy and Practice; Practising within a Consultancy Role; Professional Study & Practices; Research Methods; Safeguarding Vulnerable Individuals and Families; Pathophysiology and Epidemiology in Diabetes Mellitus; Preparation and Practice of Supervisors of Midwives; Work Based learning Portfolio 1; Work Based Learning Portfolio 2.

Requirements at a glance Entry to the course To apply, you must be a practising health or social care practitioner with a BSc (Hons) or equivalent professional experience.Fees Table Fees 2012/132013/14 Home/EU£570£570per 20cr PC/PDHome/EU£350£35060cr DissertationOverseas£1,550£1,614per 20cr PC/PDOverseas£1,050£1,08060cr Dissertation Fees displayed are correct at the time of publication but the University Court reserves the right to make changes in fees at any time, and without notice, before or after the student's admission to the University. Tuition fees are reviewed annually and will rise each year during your programme of study, at least in line with inflation.

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