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BSM Flex 2: Evidence-Based Critical Evaluation of Client Care

Started Jan 1, 2021
24 credits


Full course description

BSM Flex Block 2

Clinical Audit Fee paid upon enrollment in the BSM program covers the full fee of this course.

Course Description: The BSM candidate, using the 10 most recent primary continuity of care clients, thoroughly evaluates the evidence-based risks and for all areas of the provision of care with their community preceptor. The student identifies institutional and/or policy and procedures within their practice that can be changed to decrease client risk and/or increase client wellness and implements these changes in their practice and methods to improve future care. This course requires 1 clinical year past licensing/certification to include 10 births which are mentored by their preceptor via a comprehensive chart review. The mentoring preceptor(s) need not attend the births. This requirement may be completed concurrently while enrolled in the BSM program.

Learning Objectives

In addition to the BSM Degree Learning Objectives upon completing this course the student will for each of their 10 reviewed charts have a(n):

  1. Identified client problem list and risk status for each provision of care (AP, IP, PP, NB, WW).
  2. Developed plan of care using Subjective, Objective, Assessment, Plan format for every problem identified.
  3. Up-to-date evidence-based care plan based on the client's problems and risks.
  4. Review outcomes for improvement of the quality of services.
  5. Implementation plan for quality improvement measures based on a review of outcomes.

The required portfolio assignments uploaded to dropbox for this course are:

  1. Form MW480-A
  2. Form MW480-B
  3. Form MW480-C

Learning Activities

Read, listen to, watch assigned lesson materials.
Complete oral and/or written formative didactic assessments with final summative submission.
Identify and cite high-quality sources.
Clinical care of 10 clients following licensing or certification, including Antepartum, Intrapartum, Postpartum, Newborn, and Well Woman.
Comprehensive chart review of the 10 clients followed in this course.
Evidence-based analysis of case studies.
Analyze and complete critical research reviews.
Review and interpret current research on procedures and screening commonly used in midwifery and obstetrics.
Critical review and revision of practice policy and procedures.
Submit a portfolio.

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