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NPMS1025 Year Requirement Module 1

Module Overview

This is a core module for attendance and the completion of required skills and EU and programme requirements. This module does not contribute to classification and will result in a pass/Fail however, you are required to maintain the competencies achieved at the end of the programmed year. You must complete all level 4 clinical skills to achieve a successful completion to the programmed year. It is a course requirement to meet the NMC requirements of 45 programmed weeks per year with a minimum of 50% in clinical practice.

Aims and Objectives

Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Having successfully completed this module you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the maintenance of professional behaviour as outlined in the NMC competencies
  • Demonstrate attendance in clinical practice and theoretical components to meet the minimum requirement of programme weeks
  • Work towards the completion of EU and programme requirements
  • Complete the skills required for year 1 completion


Fresher's/transition week Infant feeding course requirements - following BFI principles Medicines management workbook Statutory and mandatory/ NHS Trust requirements Caseloading hours Nursing and Midwifery Council Pre-registration Standards EU Requirements Programme threads are linked throughout and include: • Baby Friendly principles • Medicines management • Mental health and well-being • Values Based Journey

Learning and Teaching

Teaching and learning methods

• Blackboard • Online resources including alps website • Self directed study time to meet course requirements

Wider reading or practice187.5
Total study time187.5

Resources & Reading list

Assessment and Learning in Practice.

Standards for Pre-registration Midwifery Education.

Guidance on using social media responsibly.

The Code.



MethodPercentage contribution
EAoPP to collate EU and Course requirements 100%


Costs associated with this module

Students are responsible for meeting the cost of essential textbooks, and of producing such essays, assignments, laboratory reports and dissertations as are required to fulfil the academic requirements for each programme of study.

In addition to this, students registered for this module typically also have to pay for:

Accommodation and Travel

You will need to find your own means of travel to and from work and within work for work related activity.


You will be supplied with a uniform, but will need to provide your own clinical shoes, in line with the Faculty uniform policy.

Please also ensure you read the section on additional costs in the University’s Fees, Charges and Expenses Regulations in the University Calendar available at

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