Mother and Child Care

MQF Level 5

6 Credits (ECTS)

Mother and Child Care*

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TBC 2022
Module Type
Compulsory
ECTS Credits
6 Credits (ECTS)
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Module Description

In this module students will learn about and identify physiological and developmental needs of the mother and child, including antenatal, intrapartum and post-natal care. Caring for the new-born and knowledge on human growth and development stages are also covered in this module.

This module focuses on the Maltese legislations related to the sector.

Entry Requirements

Candidates who apply for this course must be:

  • Be second level nurses in possession of a minimum Level 4 Certificate in Nursing (or comparable as per MQRIC).

OR

  • Possess a qualification at MQF Level 4 (one ‘A’ Level or equivalent preferably in science) or if ‘A’ level is not in science subject then a a pass in Biology, Chemistry or Physics at MQF Level 3 (‘O’ Level or equivalent) is required.

Preference will be given to prospective applicants who have a minimum of 1-year work experience in healthcare sector.

 

How you’ll be assessed

This is a part-time programme and will typically take 15 months to complete. The programme comprises a total of 10 modules. The method of assessment is assignment-based.

The course comprises:

  • 6 lectures per module;
  • 3-hour lectures (evening);
  • 12 hours of online content per module, comprising asynchronous online discussions, tutorials and/or videos.
Assignment
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Module Intake Dates

TBC 2022
Malta
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