Scoping exercise about pre-registration midwifery programme

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1. Country in which the pre-registration midwifery education programme is delivered
  
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2. Please identify the length of your pre-registration midwifery programmes in weeks.
  

Direct entry (no prior nursing experience)
Following nurse training

3. Please indicate the percentage of time spent in the classroom and in clinical practice areas (hospital and community settings (please tick one box only)
  
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4. Please identify who is responsible for providing pre-registration midwifery programme (please tick all that apply).
  

University
College of Further Education
Hospital
Other (please specify)

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5. Please identify the academic level at which the programme is delivered
  









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6. Are midwives regulated in your country?
  



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7. Please outline below in whichever format you choose, the overall structure and content of the programme of study
  


8. Who delivers the teaching on the programme?
  

Midwife teachers/lecturers (please specify the % of teaching delivered)
Nurse teachers/lecturers (please specify the % of teaching delivered)
Lecturers who are not nurses or midwives (please specify the % of teaching delivered)
other (please indicate who delivers teaching and the % of teaching delivered

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9. Thinking about the delivery of the majority of teaching on midwifery programme, is teaching delivered to...
  

To midwifery students only
To midwifery and nursing students together in the classroom
To student midwives and other health care professionals in the classroom
other, please specify

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10. Who provides the practice placements for your programme?
  




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11. Please indicate below the types of practice placements within the programme, ticking all that apply.
  

Stand alone midwifery led unit
Community based midwifery placement
Midwifery led unit within a hospital setting
Antenatal ward
Postnatal ward
Combined antenatal/postnatal ward
Delivery suite/labour ward in a hospital
Hospital based antenatal clinic
Antenatal Assessment Unit
Neonatal unit/Special care baby unit
General nursing ward (medical)
General nursing ward (surgical)
Operating theatre
Intensive care unit
Gynaecology ward
Other, please specify

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12. In some programme students are required to complete a minimum number of practice experiences. Please indicate below (for all that apply) the minimum number of experiences required to be registered as a midwife.
  

Numer of women cared for in the antenatal period
Number of women cared for in the intranatal period
Number of women cared for in different settings (home, hospital, birth centre)
Number of women cared for in the postnatal period
Number of babies cared for in the neonatal period
Number of births
Number of perineal suturing experiences
other, please specify

13. Who provides the support for midwifery students in practice placements?
  





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14. For those midwives who support midwifery students in clinical practice, how are they prepared for this role?
  



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15. If midwives supporting midwifery students are formally trained for the role, where does this education take place and who provides it?
  



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16. What is the length of training for midwives who wish to support midwifery students in clinical practice?
  


17. Please outline below the content of training for midwives who wish to support students in clinical practice
  


18. Please specify at which academic level the training for midwives supporting midwifery students in clinical practice is taught
  





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19. Is the training of midwives to support midwifery students in clinical practice approved. If so, by whom?
  



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20. Are midwives who are training to support midwifery students assessed in clinical practice as part of their programme of study?
  



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21. Please specify the number of practice assessments undertaken during the programme?
  


22. Are practice learning assessments graded, ie given a mark or percentage grade?
  



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