DEVELOPMENTS IN EDUCATION PRACTICE
Midwifery education practice is continually evolving with changing needs of practice and national standards. Educators are continually needing to adapt to this change and find out the best ways to support students in this environment. This set provides talks considering how to implement new standards as well as ideas for curriculum change to both teaching and assessment.
Implementing future midwife standards for pre-registration education in Scotland
2019 | 24 mins | Developments in education practice
Fiona Gibb, Senior Midwifery Lecturer and Lead Midwife for Education, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Robert Gordon University, introduces the new NMC education standards, with the focus on the question of what happens next, particular across Scotland? She highlights the steps of the process around curriculum design, pointing to the different expectations of each university culture. She explains the concepts of curriculum and an outcomes based approach. Fiona raises questions of the effect of the new standards on current ways of supporting students in practice and shows the current process for approval her own HEI. She raises further questions on areas to consider in education and assessment strategies particularly around flexibility in delivery. The talk ends with questions and responses.
Fiona Gibb, Senior Midwifery Lecturer and Lead Midwife for Education, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Robert Gordon University
Storyboard assessments- framing midwifery education
2019 | 15 mins | Developments in education practice
In this mini masterclass, Elaine Uppal, Midwifery Lecturer, University of Salford & Danielle Ellis, Midwifery Lecturer at the University of Bolton, introduce an innovative assessment method they are using within their curriculum. They state the need to meet the requirements of all students, promoting equality and diversity. They explain how storyboards have previously been used and how they are planning to use with illustrated case studies to meet the learning outcomes. Danielle presents some of the feedback from students of their experience and some of the different media forms they have used for the assessment.
Elaine Uppal, Midwifery Lecturer, University of Salford
Danielle Ellis, Midwifery Lecturer, University of Bolton
Incorporation of the newborn examination into the pre-registration midwifery curriculum
2018 | 17 mins | Developments in education practice
In this podcast Rachel Stanyer, midwifery lecturer at Plymouth university, presents research exploring the introduction of newborn examination into pre-registration midwifery through the eyes of experienced NIPE midwives. She provides background to the development and the research. Rachel addresses the findings of her study, which included the experiences of the role, their views of NIPE as part of a Pre-registration curriculum, and practical considerations around the needs of the service. She concludes with recommendations for practice and for national policy.
Rachel Stanyer, Midwifery Lecturer, Plymouth University
Revamp of a maternal high dependency educational package
2018 | 12 mins | Developments in education practice
Lucy Powls, NHS Education for Scotland, introduces the Scottish Multiprofessional Maternity Development programme and explains the reasons for reviewing the Maternity High Dependency Education package. She explains backgrounds of the development and the role of midwives in enhanced maternal care. Lucy introduces the manual and programme for the course and the inclusion of human factors as important. She talks about different aspects of the course and some of the feedback from attendees.
Lucy Powls, Scottish Multiprofessional Maternity Development Programme Educational Lead, NHS Education for Scotland
Risky Teaching? Using creative methods to explore professional learning in midwifery education
2019 | 26 mins | Developments in education practice
In this talk Dr Jenny Hall, independent midwifery educator and researcher, explains why she moved into using creative methods for education for midwives. She addresses the art and science of midwifery and considers the wider context of the sustainable development goals. She introduces different creative methods of reflective practice that could be used for education, including referral to peer learning. The session includes an opportunity for a creative activity.
Dr Jenny Hall, Independent Midwifery Educator and Researcher