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Nursing Studies (Mental Health)

Glasgow Caledonian University

Content

By promoting individual strengths, mental wellbeing and independence, Mental Health Nurses support people who are finding it difficult to cope with aspects of their life due to mental health problems.

This programme focuses on contemporary approaches in the support and treatment available for people with mental health problems. Students undertake practice learning experience for 50% of the course in a broad range of placements within NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde. These include NHS community and hospital placements as well as independent and voluntary sector experience.

Year 1
Values and Rights based Nursing practice, Health Improvement, Contemporary Health Care Delivery, Introduction to Evidence Based Practice.

Year 2
Working in interprofessional teams. Understanding experiences of recovery in mental health, Human Response to Stress and Vulnerability.

Year 3
Applying evidence based practice. Psychosocial interventions in mental health, Enhancing Skills in Mental Health Nursing.

Entry Requirements

2020 entry requirements:
3 Highers at BBC including English plus National 5 Maths. A Foundation Apprenticeship is accepted in place of 1 non-essential Higher. For widening access entry contact the institution.

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.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BSc

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

B760

Course Length

3 years

Faculty

School of Health and Life Sciences

Department

Nursing and Community Health

SCQF Level

9

Website

www.gcu.ac.uk

Career Area

Health and Medicine

Career Sectors

Alternative Medicine

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