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Nursing Studies (Learning Disability)

Glasgow Caledonian University

Content

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.

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. Promoting personal outcomes for people with learning disabilities, Optimising Health Assets for People with Learning Disabilities.

Year 3
Applying evidence based practice. Promoting health equality for people with learning disabilities, Risk Enablement in Learning Disability 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

B761

Course Length

3 years

Faculty

School of Health and Life Sciences

Department

Nursing and Community Health

SCQF Level

9

Website

www.gcu.ac.uk