This programme focuses on meeting the holistic needs of people with learning disabilities. You will explore key themes within contemporary learning disability practice including meeting health needs, community engagement, person centred planning, inclusion and integration, addressing health inequalities, legislation, forensic practice, care planning and assessment, evidence-based practice, research methods and appraisal.
Values and Rights based Nursing practice, Health Improvement, Contemporary Health Care Delivery, Introduction to Evidence Based Practice.
Working in interprofessional teams. Promoting personal outcomes for people with learning disabilities, Optimising Health Assets for People with Learning Disabilities.
Applying evidence based practice. Promoting health equality for people with learning disabilities, Risk Enablement in Learning Disability Nursing.
2021 entry requirements
Standard entry: 3 Highers at BBC including English plus National 5 Maths or Applications of Maths
Widening access entry: 3 Highers at CCC including English plus National 5 Maths or Applications of Maths.
HNC Care and Administrative Practice may give entry to year 2.
You must pass a health screen and a criminal record check and attend an information session to meet NMC requirements.
School of Health and Life Sciences
Nursing and Community Health