Midwifery: Registered Midwife (18 Months) BSc (Hons)

In Luton

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Description

  • Typology

    Bachelor's degree

  • Location

    Luton

Description

About the course Midwifery is a diverse role – involving more than just delivering babies. As a qualified midwife, you will be the main contact for an expectant mother throughout pregnancy, labour and the postnatal period, supporting her family as well. So you will need to be able to recognise and respond to her physical, psychological, cultural and socio-economic needs. Midwives also play a wider role in public health within primary and secondary care settings, including sexual health promotion. This degree, taken over months is only for registered nurses wishing to become a midwife. This course prepares you for professional practice through role play and scenario-based learning, spending half your time in University and half on a placement, supported by a community midwife.   Successful completion of this course leads to the award of both an .

Facilities

Location

Starts

Luton (Bedfordshire)
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University Of Bedfordshire Business School, Luton Campus (Vicarage Street), LU1 3JU

Starts

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To take into account

/ entry Five GCSEs at grade C or above including English language and Mathematics (or equivalent), plus one of the following: points with at least points from 3 A levels or BTEC level 3 QCF qualifications and other qualifications in the UCAS tariff. AS levels and General Studies A level do not count towards this score. Access to HE Diploma - a QAA recognised Access to HE course in health studies, health science, nursing or another science-based course: credits at Level 2 and at level 3 of which at least credits should be graded at distinction level and at lea.

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Subjects

  • Midwifery
  • Public Health
  • Public
  • Play
  • Public Health
  • Midwifery

Course programme

  • Learn to care for women and their families during pregnancy, birth and the postnatal period, fulfilling the complete role of the midwife as expert in normal pregnancy and birth, as well as caring for women experiencing complications
  • Study areas including normal childbearing processes, public health, promoting women's health, acute and emergency midwifery care
  • Develop practical skills, under the supervision of a qualified midwife, as you care for women in normal pregnancy, labour and the postnatal period. You will conduct at least deliveries, under the supervision of your midwife mentor, by the time you complete the course
  • Gain experience on medical wards, gynaecology wards, surgery, neonatal units, intensive care units, mental health wards, learning about the variety of healthcare team roles and the importance of cross-team working
  • Benefit from a course that attracts full fee paying bursaries from the Local Education Training Board and guarantees you placement experience as part of your degree
In each week you will be learning in the classroom, through lectures, seminars, group work and simulation, as well as undertaking allocated clinical shifts with a midwife mentor. Theory and practice are integrated in this way, and with the support of your practice lecturer, you will apply the knowledge you have learned in the classroom to the clinical skills you are developing. As the course proceeds, you will become increasingly independent in your study skills. In practice too, whilst always under the clinical supervision of a qualified midwife, you will be able to care for women in normal pregnancy, labour and the postnatal period with minimal direction from your mentor Year 1
  • Transition to Midwifery
  • Scope of Professional Practice
  • Medicines for Midwifery
  • Managing Obstetric and Neonatal Emergencies
Year 2
  • Advanced Individual Study
  • The Emerging Midwife
  • Engaging Professional Development

Midwifery: Registered Midwife (18 Months) BSc (Hons)

Price on request