For more information about Summer School: Philosophy, Knowledge, Skills and Evidence for Optimum Birth at City, University of London, please visit the webpage using the button above.
The Philosophy, Knowledge, Skills and Evidence for Optimal Birth summer school is designed to strengthen compliance with the NICE 2014 intrapartum clinical guidelines. Facilitated by world-leading clinical researchers and practitioners (funded by the NIHR and other funding bodies), it gives students the opportunity to learn new evidence and innovative techniques for promoting optimal birth.
This summer school is delivered via a range of techniques including practical workshops, discussion groups (face-to-face and online), lectures, simulation and role-play. Students have access to a range of learning spaces including City’s state-of-the-art Clinical Skills Centre, our specialsit Technology Enabled Care Studio City TECS, computer labs and classrooms.
This summer school will enable students to achieve a range of evidence based, practical skills including:
The Integration of techniques and skills (including non-pharmacological techniques) to support women towards achieving optimal birth.
Proficient fetal assessment of wellbeing using intermittent auscultation
Management of obstetric emergencies in low risk birthing environments
The synthesis of clinical safety with sensitivity to service users’ experience and choice
How to design and create a model of practice that will enhance optimum birth in midwifery at service level, in line with recent government policies
An understanding of the evidence that underpin best practice and the national quality agenda.
Please note that this summer school is non-credit bearing and is not a module. There is no formal assessment.
You will receive a certificate upon completing the summer school.
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