Promoting excellence 2023-24
School Of Medical And Health Sciences
Module - Semester 1 & 2
Change management theory and how this can be used to initiate change in practice
Role of the midwife in adapting to the changing nature and context of midwifery practice
Pillars of clinical governance
A midwife’s roles in audit and evaluating the effectiveness of audit in midwifery and maternity care.
Clinical supervision and the role of the clinical supervisor for midwives
Quality assurance, dealing with complaints, escalating concerns.
Identify, report and critically reflect on near misses, critical incidents, major incidents, and serious adverse events
Escalating concerns, sharing feedback and learning from positive and adverse outcomes and experiences.
Management and leadership styles
Core leadership skills
Importance of continuous professional development for a midwife and taking responsibility for engaging in ongoing education. Understand career pathways that may include practice, management, leadership, education, research, and policy.
Demonstrating appropriate prioritising, delegation, and assignment of care responsibilities to others involve
Managing personal and emotional challenges of workload, uncertainty, and change; and incorporate compassionate self-care into personal and professional life.
Recognising vulnerability of self and others
Career pathways - management, leadership, education, research, and policy, and recognise the need to take responsibility for engaging in ongoing education and professional development opportunities.
How to identify, critically analyse, and interpret research evidence and local, national, and international guidelines.
The importance of midwives’ contribution to the knowledge base for practice and policy.
The importance of appraising clinical guidelines and their application to practice.
How to critique of a guideline using the AGREE tool to assess the reliability and validity.
- Critically analyse how a midwife may participate in the provision of quality and excellence in midwifery care.
- Critically evaluate how a midwife keeps up to date with evidence-based practice.
- Develop, deliver and critically evaluate how a midwife can safely and effectively lead and manage midwifery care and services.
Appraisal of a clinical guideline - Pecha Kucha presentation
Change management essay