The MSc Clinical Practice for Nurses and Midwives is designed for nurses, midwives and health visitors who have some autonomy in decision making. This should include some control of resources, although not necessarily at a high level.
The curriculum has a distinctive practical focus, and integrates practice-based and university-based learning through the process of cooperative inquiry. Study will focus on your day-to-day practice and examines competence in knowledge application, clinical and interpersonal skills, clinical judgement and decision making, influencing standards and development of care.
Modules: - Using Knowledge - Being Reflective - Relating to Patients - Cultivating Collaborative Relations with Colleagues - Promoting Learning - Evaluating and Developing Clinical Skills - Decision Making and Clinical Judgement - Innovation and Change - Clinical Management
Learning and teaching methods
You must attend the University one day per week, with possible additional sessions outside term-time.
Work Experience and Employment Prospects
Graduation from this clinical Masters degree will enable you to make a significant contribution, directly and indirectly to the development, delivery and evaluation of nursing or midwifery service provision in your field. Graduates report that their capabilities, confidence and job satisfaction are enhanced as a result of this course.
You will work within a co-operative inquiry group, which involves spending time in the practice setting and meeting to reflect on that practice. Your practice will be assessed and accredited by self and peer assessment. Evidence of the competence to be presented is determined by negotiation within the group.