University of Worcester

Degree level: Undergraduate

Nursing Associate

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Course summary

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Overview Nursing Associate is a new role within the nursing team. Nursing associates work with healthcare support workers and registered nurses to provide care and treatment in a wide range of health and care settings. This two-year foundation degree is a flexible, practice-based course, which will enable you to provide high quality, person-centred care across the lifespan. As well as being a professional role in its own right, it is also possible to progress on to graduate level nursing. The University of Worcester was one of the first Universities in England to develop a Nursing Associate programme in 2017, as one of the Health Education England test site courses. This exciting FdSc Nursing Associate programme, builds on this and has been developed in collaboration with partner organisations, students and service users, in response to the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC 2018) Standards of Proficiency for Nursing Associates. Key Features

  • Emphasis is on learning in diverse, supportive learning environments with 50% of the course embedded in the practice setting.
  • Develop knowledge and understanding of providing safe and effective, person-centred care for people across the lifespan.
  • Skills and simulation centre providing outstanding facilities to safely practice nursing associate interventions in a supportive environment.
  • Opportunities for shared learning with BSc (Hons) Nursing students, through shared modules, skills and simulated learning and in the practice setting.
  • Visiting lecturers including experienced and senior clinical nurses and patients, their families and carers, providing a unique insight into their experiences of healthcare.
  • On successful completion of the FdSc Nursing Associate, eligible to apply for Registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. You may also be eligible to apply for year 2 of our BSc (Hons) registered nurse programme.
Learn more about the course at our Open Days Visiting us is the best way to get a feel for student life at the University of Worcester. You'll find out more about the course at our subject specific talks, and have the opportunity speak to staff, students and recent graduates about what it’s really like to study at Worcester. Book your place at www.worcester.ac.uk/open-days

Course details

Modules

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Assessment method

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How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
B745
Institution code:
W80
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Health checks

Interview


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
International £13100* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

These fees are set by the University, but are subject to UK Government confirmation. The University expects to apply an inflationary increase to its published fee levels every academic year.
Nursing Associate at University of Worcester - UCAS