45 Credits AUTUMN

Pre-requisites: Applicants must be registered with the NMC (with live registration status) and have three years post qualification experience as a midwife.

Aims/Description: This programme meets the requirements of the NMC Midwives Rules and Standards (2012) and the Standards for the Preparation and Practice of Supervisors of Midwives (2014) and prepares the midwife for the qualification of supervisor of midwives The learning philosophy within the programme is that of enquiry based learning, utilising a critical thinking approach, through which participants are expected to actively contribute to their own, and group learning. Learning takes place in both university and clinical practice areas, with the time being equally divided 50:50 over 26 consecutive weeks.

Restrictions on availability: The programme is restricted to midwives who are undertaking preparation to become a supervisor of midwives.Applicants must be registered midwives. Applicants must be registered midwives. Applicants must be registered with the NMC (live registration) 3 yr

Staff Contact: Rachel Jokhi
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Tutorials, Problem solving, Clinical work, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work, 30% Seminar presentation.20% Assessment of competence in practice (inc 1000 word reflective piece_

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Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK