Optimising the childbirth experience 2023-24
School Of Medical And Health Sciences
Module - Semester 1 & 2
This modules uses the Lancet framework for 'quality maternal and newborn care' (Renfrew et al, 2014) to structure our consideration of optimal maternity care.
-threshold -Basic understanding of the facts and principles specific to the topics covered in this module. Basic understanding of professional accountability issues. Students will be required to achieve a minimum of C- grade in the assignment in order to pass the theory component of the module -good -Good understanding of the facts and principles specific to the topics covered in this module. Good understanding of professional accountability issues. This equates to a minimum mark of Grade B- in the Grading Criteria -excellent -Very good understanding of the facts and principles specific to the topics covered in this module and evidence of additional evidence gained by the student. Very good understanding of professional accountability issues. This equates to a minimum mark of Grade A- in the Grading Criteria.
- Analyse and critically discuss the maternal and/ or their fetus /newborn's physiology and psychology that facilitates an optimal childbirth experience
- Critically evaluate a practice area in relation to the provision of an optimal care environment for women and / or their fetus /newborns
- Critically evaluate the health professions’ role, and the role of the wider professional team, in working to maintain an optimal care environment for women and/or their fetus / newborns. This should include consideration of relevant practice, social and cultural related barriers and facilitators.
3000 word written assignment