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Becoming a midwife in the 21st century /
edited by Ian Peate, Cathy Hamilton.
imprint
Chichester, West Sussex, England ; Hoboken, NJ, USA : John Wiley & Sons, c2007.
description
xiii, 458 p.
ISBN
9780470065594 (alk. paper)
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imprint
Chichester, West Sussex, England ; Hoboken, NJ, USA : John Wiley & Sons, c2007.
isbn
9780470065594 (alk. paper)
contents note
Effective communication / Tandy Deane-Gray -- The aims of antenatal care / Laura Abbott -- Programmes of care during childbirth / Laura Abbott -- Interdisciplinary working: seamless working within maternity care / Eileen Huish & Lisa Nash -- Intrapartum care / Annabel Jay & Cathy Hamilton -- Effective emergency care / Caroline Duncombe, Meryl Dimmock & Sarah Green -- Initial assessment and examination of the newborn baby / Lyn Dolby -- Effective postnatal care / Annabel Jay -- Medication and the midwife / Cathy Hamilton -- Effective documentation / Carole Yearley, Celia Wildeman & Chandra Mehta -- Regulating the midwifery profession: protecting women or the profession? / Christine Lawrence & Carole Yearley -- The impact of cultural issues on the practice of midwifery / Celia Wildeman -- Legislation and the midwife / Cathy Hamilton & Lisa Nash -- Confidentiality / Celia Wildeman -- Clinical decision making / Marianne Mead -- Health and safety and environmental issues / Lisa Nash -- Evidence based practice / Marianne Mead -- Statutory supervision of midwives / Kath Mannion -- The clinical governance framework and quality assurance in relation to midwifery care / Cathy Rogers, Sally Luck & Nada Schiavone.
catalogue key
6493875
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Main Description
The NMC have produced standards of proficiency for pre registration midwifery education and those standards have been written in an "academic" language, for higher education institutions. Each student prior to being admitted to the profession must have achieved the proficiencies stated in the NMC publication.The purpose of this book is to provide students with material related to the standards of midwifery education. The students will be able to use the contents of this text and relate it to their own approved programme of midwifery study, as their programme of study would have had to comply with NMC's requirements. It will help student midwives appreciate how their own programmes have been designed, and why they are required to study and understand some of the subjects they are, or will be studying.
Main Description
The NMC have produced standards of proficiency for pre registration midwifery education and those standards have been written in an "academic" language, for higher education institutions. Each student prior to being admitted to the profession must have achieved the proficiencies stated in the NMC publication. The purpose of this book is to provide students with material related to the standards of midwifery education. The students will be able to use the contents of this text and relate it to their own approved programme of midwifery study, as their programme of study would have had to comply with NMC's requirements. It will help student midwives appreciate how their own programmes have been designed, and why they are required to study and understand some of the subjects they are, or will be studying.
Bowker Data Service Summary
The purpose of this book is to provide students with material related to the standards of midwifery education. Readers will be able to use the contents of this text and relate it to their own approved programme of midwifery study, as their programme of study would have had to comply with NMC's requirements.
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The title registered midwife is a protected title in law. This means it can only be used by a person who is registered with the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC). Becoming a Midwife in the 21st Century explores the fundamental aspects of midwifery practice based on the NMC's standards of proficiency for pre registration midwifery education, and guides the reader through the journey of becoming a registered midwife.Becoming a Midwife in the 21st Century is a contemporary text reflecting current midwifery practice. It will enable students to understand fundamental aspects of clinical practice in order to provide safe and effective care to women and their families in various situations and settings. It will help the reader develop their caring skills with a sound knowledge base, which will underpin the delivery of care- preparing them for registration with the NMC.This text is:Written by midwives for student midwives and those who intend to undertake a programme of study leading to registration as a midwifeAccessible and interactive with case studies and activities throughout, enabling the reader to link theory to practice.Applicable to a number of care settings- ie hospital, birth centre, community and independent midwifery practice.This text will be invaluable to all midwifery students, health care assistants, those undertaking NVQ level of study, or anyone who intends to undertake a programme of study leading to registration as a midwife.
Back Cover Copy
The title registered midwife is a protected title in law. This means it can only be used by a person who is registered with the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC). Becoming a Midwife in the 21st Century explores the fundamental aspects of midwifery practice based on the NMC's standards of proficiency for pre registration midwifery education, and guides the reader through the journey of becoming a registered midwife. Becoming a Midwife in the 21st Century is a contemporary text reflecting current midwifery practice. It will enable students to understand fundamental aspects of clinical practice in order to provide safe and effective care to women and their families in various situations and settings. It will help the reader develop their caring skills with a sound knowledge base, which will underpin the delivery of care- preparing them for registration with the NMC. This text is: Written by midwives for student midwives and those who intend to undertake a programme of study leading to registration as a midwife Accessible and interactive with case studies and activities throughout, enabling the reader to link theory to practice. Applicable to a number of care settings- ie hospital, birth centre, community and independent midwifery practice. This text will be invaluable to all midwifery students, health care assistants, those undertaking NVQ level of study, or anyone who intends to undertake a programme of study leading to registration as a midwife.
Back Cover Copy
The title registered midwife is a protected title in law. This means it can only be used by a person who is registered with the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC). Becoming a Midwife in the 21 st Century explores the fundamental aspects of midwifery practice based on the NMC's standards of proficiency for pre registration midwifery education, and guides the reader through the journey of becoming a registered midwife. Becoming a Midwife in the 21 st Century is a contemporary text reflecting current midwifery practice. It will enable students to understand fundamental aspects of clinical practice in order to provide safe and effective care to women and their families in various situations and settings. It will help the reader develop their caring skills with a sound knowledge base, which will underpin the delivery of care- preparing them for registration with the NMC. This text is: Written by midwives for student midwives and those who intend to undertake a programme of study leading to registration as a midwife Accessible and interactive with case studies and activities throughout, enabling the reader to link theory to practice. Applicable to a number of care settings- ie hospital, birth centre, community and independent midwifery practice. This text will be invaluable to all midwifery students, health care assistants, those undertaking NVQ level of study, or anyone who intends to undertake a programme of study leading to registration as a midwife.
Table of Contents
List of contributorsp. ix
Acknowledgementsp. xiii
Introductionp. 1
Effective Communicationp. 10
The Aims of Antenatal Carep. 30
Programmes of Care During Childbirthp. 46
Interdisciplinary Working: Seamless Working within Maternity Carep. 64
Intrapartum Carep. 81
Effective Emergency Carep. 128
Initial Assessment and Examination of the Newborn Babyp. 159
Effective Postnatal Carep. 174
Medication and the Midwifep. 209
Effective Documentationp. 235
Regulating the Midwifery Profession - Protecting Women or the Profession?p. 261
The Impact of Cultural Issues on the Practice of Midwiferyp. 283
Legislation and the Midwifep. 299
Confidentialityp. 317
Clinical Decision-Makingp. 334
Health, Safety and Environmental Issuesp. 350
Evidence-Based Practicep. 368
Statutory Supervision of Midwivesp. 383
Clinical Governance Framework and Quality Assurance in Relation to Midwifery Carep. 400
Answers to the Cultural Awareness Quizp. 424
Glossaryp. 427
Indexp. 437
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