Nursing care is delivered in a variety of contemporary health care settings. Registered nurses in any field of practice need to be prepared to meet the needs of patients, service users and carers, to a level expected by the public, to be able to respond to challenges and to meet the demand for care delivery in a modern and complex healthcare system.
This programme offers a unique opportunity for students to study care delivery within two fields of practice, Learning Disability and Child, and is structured to give you a range of theory and practice modules in both fields.
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.
Applying evidence based practice. Context of care for children/young people and their families.
Honours level dissertation, Leadership in Interprofessional teams, Learning disability and child and adolescent mental health, Advancing the Application of Values Based Nursing Practice in Health and Social Care.
2020 entry requirements:
4 Highers at BBBB including English and preferably a science subject plus Maths and a science subject at National 5. A Foundation Apprenticeship is accepted in place of 1 non-essential Higher. For widening access entry contact the institution.
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