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This module responds to the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) requirements for all nurses and midwives who have had a break from practice to undertake a formal programme of study leading to the renewal of registration.
The aim of the module is to enable you to re-enter practice with up to date knowledge and skills and to deliver care/interventions with confidence and competence.
Who is the module for:
Midwives who have had a break from practice and who do not meet the NMC Post Registration and Practice Requirements (PREP).
Applications will be expected to have the following:
-Evidence from the practice placement provider stating support is available for the mentorship/supervision required.
-Evidence that assessment by a sign-off mentor is arranged in the practice placement. Find out more by downloading NMC Standards to support learning and assessment in practice (PDF 795K)
-Evidence of access to a supervisor of midwives is arranged in the practice placement.
-Evidence of an educational audit has been undertaken with a University to allow pre-registration students to access the practice placement.
-There are 450 hours of practice as the minimum that must be supported within the practice placement to complete the course.
-Evidence that the placement provider will ensure all required mandatory training available in the trust for example, moving and handling, basic life support.
-Evidence that the practice placement provider has initiated DBS/occupational health clearance for declaration of good health and good character for the applicant. Find out more by visiting the NMC website.
Number of credits and level of study:
30 credits at level 6.
- Care study exploring an aspect of care the student has undertaken with this client focusing on partnership working and effective self-care management.
- level 6 2500 words.
Completion of practice assessment competency document.
St George's, University of London
Pattern of Delivery:
Course length: 9 full teaching days or 14 teaching half-days
*Dates may change
Ms Georgina Sims (primary)
Contact the PPD Programme Office who will be happy to help you with any queries.