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BA (Hons) Midwifery

Liverpool John Moores University
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Course UCAS code: B720
Qualification type:
  • BA (Hons), Full-time , Duration: 3 Years
Course Summary:
Midwives work individually and as part of a team to provide support and education to women and their families during pregnancy, childbirth and in the postnatal period. Monitoring and assessing the health and well-being of the mother and baby. We want our graduates to be confident, competent and skilled practitioners capable of working independently and as part of a team leading practice and the profession. LJMU’s new clinical practice suites will enable you to train on-campus using hospital-standard facilities, including virtual patients and a state-of-the-art birthing simulator. The Suites show a patient’s journey from a home environment through to rehabilitation. They cover a range of areas with the latest clinical equipment for simulations and clinical skills development in child nursing, adult and mental health nursing, paramedic practice, social work and midwifery. This environment will help prepare you for the rigours and realism of actual practice, giving you the confidence to deal with real service users in the NHS, private and voluntary settings.
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New Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Professional Standards We're working closely with our practice partners updating our course content and student assessment methods to ensure they meet the new NMC standards,. The course content shown below is based on the existing NMC standards, and will be different to the course delivered from September 2020, but will give you an insight into the type of study involved. You can read more about the NMC changes on its website​. Level 4 •Communication in Midwifery •Introduction to Midwifery Clinical Skills for Practice •Life Sciences Applied to Midwifery Care •Research and Study Skills •Introduction to the Public Health Role of the Midwife •Midwifery Practice Level 4 •Holistic Midwifery Level 5 •The Vulnerable Baby •The Law and Ethics •Research Supporting Midwifery Practice •Pathophysiology Related to Midwifery Care 1 •The Vulnerable Family •Midwifery Practice Level 5 •Pathophysiology Related to Midwifery Care 2 Level 6 •Examination of the Newborn •Complex Care in Practice Research - the Wider Influences on Midwifery Care •Midwife as a Lead Professional •Promoting Normal Birth •Midwifery Practice Level 6 Modules are designated as core or option in accordance with professional body requirements and internal Academic Framework review, so may be subject to change. Students will be required to undertake modules that the University designates as core and will have a choice of designated option modules. Additionally, option modules may be offered subject to meeting minimum student numbers. Please see the programme specification document for further details on this course.
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We believe that constructive feedback is vital in helping you identify your strengths as well as the areas where you may need to put in more work. We acknowledge that all students perform differently depending on how they are assessed, which is why we use a combination of assessment methods, including: •assignments •seminar and case study presentations •group assessment tasks •e-learning •learning packages •unseen exams •reflective portfolios •clinical practice assessments •research critiques •critical analysis of a case scenario You will be offered feedback at various points during the course and support will be readily available from your individual module tutors should you need advice or guidance at any time. We believe that constructive feedback is vital in helping you identify your strengths as well as the areas where you may need to put in more work.
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15 January

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You'll have such a gret time at John Moores, you won't want to leave! Liverpool is a fantastic city to live in, really vibrant and it really feels like being at the heart of something. The Raz (or The Blue Angel to the uninitiated) is a great club. There’s also amazing shops and cafes down Bold Street, and there are loads of interesting societies to keep you busy. The uni is incredibly supportive, with a responsive SU and fascinating tutors who are always ready to help out with your studies.

Provisional for Year 1 for EU at £9,250
Provisional for Year 1 for England at £9,250
Provisional for Year 1 for Northern Ireland at £9,250
Provisional for Year 1 for Scotland at £9,250
Provisional for Year 1 for Wales at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for International at £14,450
Faculty of Education, Health and Community:
Tel. 0151 231 5829
Email. [email protected]

Faculty of Education, Health and Community:
Tel. 0151 231 5829
Email. [email protected]

 
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  • Invictus7's avatar by Invictus7 on 25th July 2019
    Better than a lot of other unis but that’s not saying much, the city, night life and other students make it much more bearable
  • haworth14's avatar by haworth14 on 24th January 2019
    It is a good university and tries hard to satisfy students but is not quite a Russell group uni
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