On completion of the BSc Adult Nursing programme you will meet the requirements for entry onto the Nursing and Midwifery Council register and be awarded with a Higher Education degree from the University of Cumbria. The programme is designed to prepare you to develop into a competent, safe and knowledgeable practitioner who is confident in delivering high quality, evidence-based and compassionate care and with the expertise you need to develop future nursing practice. Course Overview The programme is studied full time over three years and you will be expected to attend study and placements during the weeks specified on the programme planner. This will be made available to you on commencement of the course. Equal value is placed on theory and practice for the duration of the BSc Nursing Programme and you will develop confidence and competence in the achievement of the NMC proficiencies through your engagement with practice-related experiences Throughout the length of the course you will be introduced to essential knowledge that a nurse is required to understand to enable the delivery of effective person centred care. This will include introduction to and development of, knowledge of biological sciences, pathophysiology, pharmacology, medicine management, communication, professional, ethical and legal requirements, health promotion, knowledge of evidence led practice along with an advancing range of clinical skills that will be developed whilst on placement and in the University setting. The University of Cumbria has excellent clinical skills and simulation facilities including simulated ward areas, high dependency care areas, home spaces and a brand new state of the art ‘immersive simulation room’. These spaces are used throughout the duration of the course and enable you to experience ‘real life’ scenarios in a simulated environment. On this course you will...
- Develop and accomplish the knowledge and skills you need to practise and provide evidenced-based and compassionate care as a registered nurse.
- Develop skills of assessment, clinical decision making and managing complex care in a variety of settings.
- Learn and work alongside all fields of nursing and the multi-disciplinary team whilst on placement, and recognise the contribution of different health professionals' roles and expertise.
- Develop skills through a range of nursing placements that will be a mixture of hospital and community settings, and through skills teaching and simulated practice.
- Prepare you for a future leadership role in nursing practice.
- Applied Biological Sciences for Health
- Professional Practice & Accountability
- Developing Evidence-Based Practice
- Introduction to Communication & Interpersonal Skills
- Concepts of Health & Social Policy
- Introduction to Adult Nursing
- Pharmacology & Medicines Therapeutics
- Living with Long Term Conditions across the Lifespan
- Learning From the “Lived Experience”
- Communication and Relationship Management in a Therapeutic Context
- Primary Care & Community Practice
- Secondary & Tertiary Care
- Clinical Decision Making & Complex Care
- Contemporary Issues and Change Management in Professional Practice
- Public Health
- Leading and Managing Health & Social Care
- Consolidation of Adult Nursing Practice
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
GCSE English Language and Maths at grade C or above or equivalent. Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English, Adult Literacy level 2 and Adult Numeracy level 2 are also accepted.
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|