A nurse needs to be able to assess needs and plan, implement and evaluate care for people with acute or chronic illness – requiring communication skills and compassion as well as the range of specialist knowledge and nursing skills you will acquire from this degree.
Gain experience in medical and surgical nursing, care of older people, community nursing and nursing in an acute setting.
Successful completion of this course leads to the award of both an Honours degree and registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a registered nurse, allowing you to practise as an adult nurse and in accordance with the NHS Constitution.
WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?
- Study areas including health across the lifespan; physical and mental health; professional practice; legislation and ethics; assessment and management of patients; leadership, management and service improvement
- Develop the practical skills, knowledge, attitudes, skills and behaviours needed to nurse adults professionally and compassionately
- Gain significant practical experience on a course comprising 50% theoretical learning and 50% practical learning – with some of the highest graduate employment rates in the country
- Benefit from a course that will lead you to a challenging and rewarding career as a registered adult 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
- This course enables you to learn in a variety of ways in academic, simulated and actual practice settings. You will experience 50% of your time in practice, supervised by practitioners, who are trained to support your learning, learning to provide care and experience a diverse range of practice settings. 50% of your time will be university based, learning in the classroom, in individual study and simulated practice environments.
You will 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. You will have support for your learning in theory and practice from a team of lecturers, all of whom are experienced, registered nurses.
Graduates from this course have the knowledge and skills to care for adults in varied multi-professional contexts, collaborating with health colleagues and other services to deliver high quality, evidence based, compassionate nursing care to adults.
The course has been designed to enable you to register as an Adult Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council and subsequently practise as a registered nurse who is able to:
- Apply critical thinking, reasoning, decision-making and judgment to provide safe and compassionate nursing care to adults in a range of settings that vary in complexity and urgency
- Work in multi-professional contexts, collaborating with health colleagues and other services to deliver high quality, evidence based, contemporary care to sick adults
- Demonstrate resourcefulness and creativity in providing nursing care that that reflects the values of the NHS and that makes a positive difference to the experience of adult patients and their families.