If you are a registered midwife and ready to take your career to the next level, then this course give you the skills to become an advanced practitioner who can lead, innovate and enhance healthcare within and outside the hospital environment.
This master’s course covers all areas of your practice (clinical, managerial, education and control centres) and uses your current work and development needs to build on your existing skills and experience.
You will be taught by a course team of experienced health professionals who will support you through any concerns you may have about returning to study.
To be eligible for this course you must be already working as a UK-registered healthcare professional in your chosen discipline (and remain so for the duration of the course).
Why choose this course?
- Study key areas such as understanding advanced midwifery practice in today’s profession, understanding the opportunities of the workplace and how health professionals challenge and lead change.
- Explore key areas such as mentorship, people management, patient safety and resilience, as well as clinical and theoretical practice.
- Gain sound knowledge and experience in a range of areas enabling you to progress to more senior roles and be recognised as a well-grounded and capable individual, with this potential supported by postgraduate qualification, experience and continued development.
- Develop critical thinking skills through learning how to evaluate and present evidence from a range of sources within your area of practice.
- Acquire specialist expertise as an autonomous learner, undertaking a research project that will contribute to advancing your practice.
- Benefit from a course developed by experienced health professionals who will prepare you for your return to study and support you to operate at an advanced level.
Each course unit is designed to help you to develop your midwifery related skills in ways which are directly relevant to your interests or workplace. The overarching course assessment strategy is designed to assist you in identifying, reflecting on and meeting your own learning needs. Where appropriate the unit assessments provide the flexibility for you to choose to investigate a contemporary issue.
Areas of study may include:
- Concepts of advanced practice
- Advanced practice within the workplace
- Developing clinical and theoretical practice
- Patient safety and resilience
- People management