Care of the Critically Unwell Woman During the Childbearing Continuum

Continuing Professional Development (short course)

Blended learning, Chelmsford

12 weeks

Module level: 6 and 7

Module credits: 30 credits


Join our inspiring module offering specialist, professional learning opportunities and we'll develop your in-depth knowledge and skills as well as improving patient safety, when caring for critically unwell pregnant women.

Full description

Who should attend?

You'll benefit from this module as a qualified midwife or health care professional who cares for critically unwell pregnant women as part of your role. You'll need access to an ITU placement during the course.

This is also an optional module for the MSc Advanced Midwifery Practice.


24 May 2023 (Module introduction and literature for assessment)

Face-to-face at Chelmsford campus
12, 13, 15 June 2023 (lectures)
14 June 2023 (clinical skills workshop)

28 June 2023 (self-managed with tutor support, flexible date)
12 July 2023 (Formative assessment presentations and tutorials)

Where you'll study

Your faculty

The Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care is the largest in ARU, with over 7,000 students. Our Faculty is teeming with expertise and primed to meet the demand for creating health professionals, teachers, doctors, scientists and educators for the three districts we serve: Chelmsford, Cambridge and Peterborough.

We have been training undergraduates for professional roles for over 25 years, with a reputation for quality, dedication and ambition balanced with student satisfaction.

We know that to give our students the very best experiential learning, prior to getting into the workplace, simulation is second to none, for safe, realistic, learning environments. We have invested heavily in purpose built simulated wards, science labs and skills space, to support our students through their learning.

Where can I study?

Tindal Building on our Chelmsford campus

Our striking, modern campus sits by the riverside in Chelmsford's University and Innovation Quarter.

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Study at a time that suits you, using our learning management system.

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Fees & funding

Course fees

30 Credits (Level 6) for courses starting in 2022/23


30 credits (Level 7) for courses starting in 2022/23


Contact details

Nina Whittle
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CPD Admissions Team
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Entry requirements

You'll be a registered midwife or health care professional who cares for critically unwell pregnant women as part of your role.

You'll need to care for high dependency maternity patients for the duration of the module as well as accessing an ITU placement.

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