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This course provides practising midwives and other health care professionals with the opportunity to explore and analyse the latest developments in midwifery knowledge and practice. You will be encouraged to evaluate your own clinical practice, as well as to clinically appraise wider issues relevant to women and families in society. Leadership in the NHS forms part of this course and you will be encouraged to opt for a module in leading and managing in your workplace. This course is delivered by a team of dynamic and supportive staff who are committed to helping you move professional practice forward. We have a strong tradition of working closely with health care organisations and this ensures your studies will be focused in the real world. This enables you to develop skills and knowledge that are relevant to the workplace and, more importantly, the needs of your patients.

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Full time | University of Salford | 1 year | SEP-16

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Dissertation (60 Credits) - Core

In this module students carry out a structured, comprehensive or systemised review of evidence on a particular topic concluding with a robust analysis of implications for implementation in professional practice.

Examination of the Newborn (30 Credits) - Core

This module encourages a holistic approach to the care of the neonate by addressing the relevant physiology, path physiology, psychological, professional, social and behavioural issues underpinning the 'routine newborn examination'.

Maternal Critical Care (30 Credits) - Core

Develop specialist knowledge, skills and expertise to meet the needs of women requiring critical care during the childbirth continuum, and to facilitate a multi-disciplinary team approach.

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Entry requirements

Applicants will hold a BSc midwifery or related degree, at 2.2 or above, or have evidence of level 6 study.

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