Module Emergency Care of Women and Children

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Duration Part-time, 12 weeks, Part-time, Single Module
Start date January and April
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Module content includes: anatomy and physiology relating to the child; developmental milestones; recognition of the sick child; management of the sick child; physiology of normal labour; recognition of obstetric complications, obstetric emergency; communication and interpersonal skills; family support; referral, multidisciplinary team working.

  • Formative assessment: Practical skills assessment with oral exposition (1 hour)
  • Summative assessment: 3,500 word written assignment

The 20 credit module runs online via the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), Blackboard over a period of 12 weeks.

Graduate destinations

This module can be studied as part of the BSc (Hons) Paramedic: Practice Development top-up programme.

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