Preparation of Supervisors of Midwives
Credits 30 Level 11 ECTS Points 15

1. Overview

This module aims to prepare midwives to undertake the statutory role of supervisor of midwives.

On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:

  • Critically explore the theory, role and responsibility of statutory supervision.
  • Critically analyse the proactive application of statutory supervision in clinical practice.
  • Critically explore strategies to influence and maximise opportunities for supervisors of midwives to work in
    partnership with women.
  • Critically examine leadership philosophies and theories that are applicable within the context of statutory supervision.
  • Critically discuss knowledge and understanding of the supervision process to identify potential or actual risks and mitigate where possible.
  • Reflect on and apply strategies to influence and maximise opportunities for supervisors of midwives to work in partnership with women.

2. What you will study

This module will teach the following content:

  • Statutory supervision
  • Legislation, decision making
  • Working in partnership
  • Advocacy
  • Empowerment
  • Leadership
  • Fitness for practice
  • Supervisory investigation
  • Root cause analysis
  • Public protection
  • Professionalism
  • Enabling safe practice 

Indicative Student Workload

Contact Hours
  
   
Clinical Activities
          
100
Lectures, workshops,
online tutorials and
peer discussions
  80
   
Directed Study
  
Online and e-portfolio
development
  60
   
Private Study
  60

3. How you will learn

The module will be delivered via face to face study days, which will include lectures, work shops and tutorials. Some content will be delivered online via discussion forums, Wikis and pod casting. There will also be a clinical practice element and a variety of supervisory experiences provided.

4. Entry Requirements

In addition to standard admission requirements for Masters provision, students must meet NMC standards for eligibility to undertake the module. http://www.nmc-uk.org/Publications/Standards/

5. Course Fees

For Academic Year 2017/2018

UK/EU Students

  • £845 .

International Students

  • £2400 .

For Academic Year 2015/2016

UK/EU Students

  • £845 .

International Students

  • £2335 .

For Academic Year 2014/2015

All Students

  • £820 .

For Academic Year 2013/2014

All Students

  • £795 .

For Academic Year 2012/2013

All Students

  • £1,230 for the entire course

For Academic Year 2011/2012

All Students

  • £1,200 entire course

Disclaimer

Course fees are reviewed periodically and so are subject to change for new applicants. All tuition fees are fixed for the duration of a course at the rate confirmed in your offer letter. You will also be liable to pay a graduation fee of £40 before receiving a University award.

For further information see Student Finance pages

 

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Credits 30 Level 11 ECTS Points 15

Mode of Attendance

Blended learning - on campus and distance learning

Academic School
School of Nursing and Midwifery
Accredited By
Nursing and Midwifery Council