The demand for mental health nurses is ever increasing while the requirement for nurses with a postgraduate qualification is also growing. If you have undergraduate degree from a health, social care or health science related area and have the dedication and commitment to study and work full time, then course will enable you become a registered nurse in two years.
You will study both in an academic setting and work in clinical practice environments enabling you to complete the necessary knowledge and skills to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a nurse.
The NHS constitution brings together details of what staff, patients and the public can expect from the National Health Service. It sets out the principles and values that guide how the NHS should act and make decisions. The NHS Constitution states that the NHS „aspires to the highest standards of excellence and professionalism.”
Why choose this course?
- Study using innovative teaching methods including our high-tech Simulation Centre
- Engage in a Service Improvement Project that will enable you to develop the skills to make a real change to the quality of service provision in practice.
- Develop the practical skills, knowledge, attitudes, skills and behaviours needed to nurse adults with mental health issues (with their cares) professionally and compassionately
- Benefit from a course that will lead you to a challenging and rewarding career as a registered mental health nurse in a range of healthcare environments, including community hospital and residential settings, and can provide a route to specialised clinical practice, management or education.
During the course you will acquire a range of professional and transferrable skills which are intended to prepare you for working as an mental health registered nurse. The course provides a student-focused process for integrating personal, academic and career development. You are encouraged to undertake self-assessment to identify your strengths, interests and development needs in relation to your learning needs. Through negotiation with your personal academic tutor you will be enabled to identify your areas of interest and the areas in which you feel you need to develop. Towards the end of your studies you will be actively supported and advised regarding employment application and potential career development.