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Professional Midwifery Advocate Bridging Course



Edith Cavell Building, UEA

Event Category:

Leadership, Innovation and Service Improvement, Maternity, Newborn and Children’s Health, Midwifery




Four days


Unaccredited short course

What will I Learn?

This course will introduce and explore the requirements of A-Equip which is a National model of clinical midwifery supervision developed by NHS England.

This is a non-credit bearing course. A certificate of successful completion will be awarded following demonstration of the required competencies. All four days must be attended. Assessment will be by electronically submitted portfolio and simulated restorative supervision session which will be pass/fail.

Professional Midwifery Advocates will support midwifery colleagues through restorative clinical supervision. They will support reflection around personal professional development and encourage quality improvement. They will develop the advocacy role of the midwife for the benefit of women and their families. PMAs will contribute to the Quality Agenda of maternity services.

How will I learn?

Face to face learning over four study days by a variety of methods including facilitated discussions drawing on experiences as a Supervisor of Midwives, case studies, scenarios, group work, structured presentations, and reflection.

Study Dates

Various - please click the Apply Now button below for a list of available courses

Course Fee

The course fee of £350.00 includes refreshments and lunch on each course date. A residential option is also available at a fee of £500.00 and includes accommodation the night before each study day (four days in total) at Broadview Lodge on the UEA campus.

Course Directors

Helen Meehan and Deborah Caine

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