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Managing Maternal Critical Care


Courses

Please select the level of study you wish to apply for. Level M indicates that you wish to study at Masters level, and Levels 1-3 indicate that you wish to study at Degree (Undergraduate) level.

Course Details


Course/Module Code

UZURXY-20-3

Level

3

Fees

22-23 Non-Accredited 20 credits

£746.00

Unassessed

22-23 Accredited 20 credits

£998.00

Assessed

Course Dates

Select course date below to see all attendance days and to apply.
If no course dates are shown below this could be due to high demand or no availability. If your course is being funded by your employer and they have bought places in advance you will need to contact them to be given the links to apply.


Applications

University

Assessment

Oral examination - 20 minutes.

Campus

Glenside

Careers/further study

The Level 6 module can contribute towards:

  • BSc(Hons) Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • BSc(Hons) Health and Social Care
  • MSc Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • MSc Advanced Practice
  • Professional Development Award

The level 7 module can contribute towards:

  • MSc Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • MSc Advanced Practice
  • Professional Development Awards

Content

This course syllabus typically covers the following:

Professional and ethical practice

  • Managing and prioritising maternal critical care
  • The law and ethics in complex maternal critical care situations

Anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology

  • Identifying occult signs in maternal critical care and obstetric emergencies
  • High dependency maternal care
  • Identifying rapidly changing clinical conditions

Key transferable and clinical skills

  • Clinical reasoning
  • Human factors and their impact in clinical decision making
  • Advanced clinical skills required for high dependency maternal care
  • Critical thinking and problem solving

Leadership and management

  • Management of self and others (leadership, emotional intelligence and resilience).

Course Director

Gillian Ottley

Entry Requirements

The module will be relevant for midwives working with women and their families who wish to advance their skills and knowledge in maternal critical care.

Introduction

On successful completion of the Managing Maternal Critical Care level 6 (UZURXY-20-3) module, you will be able to:

  • Contribute to the planning, delivery and evaluation of maternal critical care.
  • Demonstrate a critical appreciation of the application of human factors to the clinical decision making process within the multi-disciplinary team, with an emphasis on the role of the midwife within it.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills required to care for women needing critical care in all settings.
  • Critically discuss legal, ethical, social and cultural issues and their impact on maternal critical care, enabling provision of holistic care to women and their families.
  • Demonstrate self-direction and decision-making within the multidisciplinary team.

Level 7 (UZURY3-20-M) module:

  • Critically understand and discuss the need for, planning, implementing and evaluating maternal critical care.
  • Critically apply human factors to the clinical decision making process.
  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge and skills required to care for women needing high dependency care in the labour ward setting.
  • Critically analyse the function and work of the multi-disciplinary team and demonstrate midwifery leadership within it.
  • Critically evaluate legal, ethical, social and cultural issues and their impact on maternal critical care.
  • Demonstrate self-direction clinical leadership in decision-making during complex and unpredictable situations.

Key Facts

You may be able to study these modules at Level 6 (BSc level) or Level 7 (Masters level) depending on your academic circumstances. Please contact the CPD Team or the Module Leader for advice if you are unsure which level would be best for you.

Learning and Teaching

Learning and teaching methods utilised within this module are student-centred and will typically include lectures, seminars, workshops and masterclasses, presentations, Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL), group work and formative peer and self-assessment.

Study facilities

The Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences has an excellent reputation for the quality of its teaching and the facilities it provides.

Get a feel for the Health Professions facilities we have on offer here from wherever you are.

Telephone

+44 (0)117 32 81158

You can also follow us on Twitter @UWEhasCPD.

Title

20 credit level 6 or level 7 module


Click here to ask us a question about this course. Please include your full name with your question. If required, please let us know if you want us to add you to the future dates mailing list. Alternatively you may email us directly at has.cpd@uwe.ac.uk


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Course Details


Course/Module Code

UZURY3-20-M

Level

M

Fees

22-23 Non-Accredited 20 credits

£746.00

Unassessed

22-23 Accredited 20 credits

£998.00

Assessed

Course Dates

Select course date below to see all attendance days and to apply.
If no course dates are shown below this could be due to high demand or no availability. If your course is being funded by your employer and they have bought places in advance you will need to contact them to be given the links to apply.


Applications

University

Assessment

Oral examination - 20 minutes.

Campus

Glenside

Careers/further study

The Level 6 module can contribute towards:

  • BSc(Hons) Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • BSc(Hons) Health and Social Care
  • MSc Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • MSc Advanced Practice
  • Professional Development Award

The level 7 module can contribute towards:

  • MSc Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • MSc Advanced Practice
  • Professional Development Awards

Content

This course syllabus typically covers the following:

Professional and ethical practice

  • Managing and prioritising maternal critical care
  • The law and ethics in complex maternal critical care situations

Anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology

  • Identifying occult signs in maternal critical care and obstetric emergencies
  • High dependency maternal care
  • Identifying rapidly changing clinical conditions

Key transferable and clinical skills

  • Clinical reasoning
  • Human factors and their impact in clinical decision making
  • Advanced clinical skills required for high dependency maternal care
  • Critical thinking and problem solving

Leadership and management

  • Management of self and others (leadership, emotional intelligence and resilience).

Course Director

Gillian Ottley

Entry Requirements

The module will be relevant for midwives working with women and their families who wish to advance their skills and knowledge in maternal critical care.

Introduction

On successful completion of the Managing Maternal Critical Care level 6 (UZURXY-20-3) module, you will be able to:

  • Contribute to the planning, delivery and evaluation of maternal critical care.
  • Demonstrate a critical appreciation of the application of human factors to the clinical decision making process within the multi-disciplinary team, with an emphasis on the role of the midwife within it.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills required to care for women needing critical care in all settings.
  • Critically discuss legal, ethical, social and cultural issues and their impact on maternal critical care, enabling provision of holistic care to women and their families.
  • Demonstrate self-direction and decision-making within the multidisciplinary team.

Level 7 (UZURY3-20-M) module:

  • Critically understand and discuss the need for, planning, implementing and evaluating maternal critical care.
  • Critically apply human factors to the clinical decision making process.
  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge and skills required to care for women needing high dependency care in the labour ward setting.
  • Critically analyse the function and work of the multi-disciplinary team and demonstrate midwifery leadership within it.
  • Critically evaluate legal, ethical, social and cultural issues and their impact on maternal critical care.
  • Demonstrate self-direction clinical leadership in decision-making during complex and unpredictable situations.

Key Facts

You may be able to study these modules at Level 6 (BSc level) or Level 7 (Masters level) depending on your academic circumstances. Please contact the CPD Team or the Module Leader for advice if you are unsure which level would be best for you.

Learning and Teaching

Learning and teaching methods utilised within this module are student-centred and will typically include lectures, seminars, workshops and masterclasses, presentations, Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL), group work and formative peer and self-assessment.

Study facilities

The Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences has an excellent reputation for the quality of its teaching and the facilities it provides.

Get a feel for the Health Professions facilities we have on offer here from wherever you are.

Telephone

+44 (0)117 32 81158

You can also follow us on Twitter @UWEhasCPD.

Title

20 credit level 6 or level 7 module


Click here to ask us a question about this course. Please include your full name with your question. If required, please let us know if you want us to add you to the future dates mailing list. Alternatively you may email us directly at has.cpd@uwe.ac.uk


Enquire

To view all CPD courses offered by UWE Bristol, please select (click on) the box below

View courses