The role of the children and young peopleâs nurse in contemporary society is constantly developing and involves everything from nursing a sick, new born baby to an adolescent road accident victim. Care takes place in a range of settings, from hospitals to day care centres, though increasingly care is being delivered in the community and at home.
This course is designed to equip you with the hands-on clinical and care skills to prepare you to practise autonomously and compassionately, providing family-centred care and building therapeutic relationships to become a caring practitioner well prepared to meet the needs of children, young people and their families.
It takes a very special person to nurse a child or young person â respect, sensitivity and empathy are key characteristics. Children have very specific health needs and you need to understand how a healthy child develops towards adulthood to minimise the impact of illness.
Your main study themes are:
**Children and Young Peopleâs Nursing**: Focusing on the physical, emotional, social and mental health needs of infants, children and young people from birth to 18 years (and beyond into young adulthood in some cases). There is also emphasis on family-centred care as a fundamental aspect of this field of nursing.
**Nursing practice**: Develops the professional values, attitudes and behaviours required to deliver safe and effective, holistic person centred care. Youâll cover the key concepts of nursing, caring and clinical skills, as well as factors influencing care, for example, National Service Frameworks. Clinical skills acquisition which underpins these care factors will be taught and practised in the simulated environment of clinical skills laboratories.
**Assessment and care pathways across the lifespan**: Develops your ability to assess, interpret and manage a range of care requirements for service users. Youâll be introduced to the concept of health and wellbeing, enabling an understanding of the needs of your patient group across the life span in all fields of nursing. Youâll have the opportunity to develop an understanding of how assessments support and inform clinical judgement and decision making in practice, explored across primary, secondary and third sector care environments
**Evidence informed practice and decision making**: Explores the principles and strategies of Evidence Informed Practice (EIP) to enable you to apply, creatively, a wide range of sources of evidence for clinical decision making. You will be introduced to research perspectives (methodology and design), audit, health policy, and service user participation as methods to evaluate your EIP plans and interventions.
**Communications and professionalism**: Communication is highlighted as an essential skill for all health care professionals because it impacts on patient satisfaction. Youâll have the opportunity to develop the key professional attributes incorporating the six âCâs model of communication, commitment, courage, care, competence, compassion.
For details about individual modules please visit the course page on our website.
Application deadline details:
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