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BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing

University of Bedfordshire
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Course UCAS code: B740
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  • BSc (Hons), Full-time , Duration: 3 Years
Course Summary:
Study areas including health across the lifespan; physical and mental health; professional practice; legislation and ethics; assessment and management of patients; leadership, management and service improvement. Develop the practical skills, knowledge, attitudes, skills and behaviours needed to nurse adults professionally and compassionately. Gain significant practical experience on a course comprising 50% theoretical learning and 50% practical learning – with some of the highest graduate employment rates in the country. Benefit from a course that will lead you to a challenging and rewarding career as a registered adult nurse in a range of healthcare environments, including community hospital and residential settings, and can provide a route to specialised clinical practice, management or education. This course enables you to learn in a variety of ways in academic, simulated and actual practice settings. You will experience 50% of your time in practice, supervised by practitioners, who are trained to support your learning, learning to provide care and experience a diverse range of practice settings. 50% of your time will be university based, learning in the classroom, in individual study and simulated practice environments. You will engage in a Service Improvement Project that will enable you to develop the skills to make a real change to the quality of service provision in practice. You will have support for your learning in theory and practice from a team of lecturers, all of whom are experienced, registered nurses. Graduates from this course have the knowledge and skills to care for adults in varied multi-professional contexts, collaborating with health colleagues and other services to deliver high quality, evidence based, compassionate nursing care to adults.
Year 1 Essential Nursing Skills and Practice – Shared, Health and Well-Being – Shared, Academic Study Skills for Nursing – Shared, Introduction to Professional Practice – Shared, The Scope of Children and Young People’s Nursing – Field Specific Year 2 Recognition and Management of the Acutely Ill Child – Child Specific, Understanding the child and family – Child Specific, Health for communities and people across the lifespan – Shared, Leadership, Management and Team Working for professional practice – Shared Year 3, Problem solving and decision making in children’s and young people’s nursing – Child Specific, Integrated Nursing Care within Child and Family Services – Child Specific, Contemporary children’s and young people’s nursing for registered practice – Child Specific, Quality and safety in health care practice – Shared
Assessment Methods:
A wide range of assessment methods are used to ensure that the breadth of knowledge, understanding, skills and attributes are assessed appropriately. These include: presentations, essays, reports, simulated practice and exams. You will also be assessed in practice by current practitioners. Grading from your practice performance contributes to your marks for the course.
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15 January

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It's really great being a student here - the uni and students do their best to make you feel very welcome and there's plenty of resources and help available. The 24/7 library is also a massive plus if you burn the midnight oil like me. The teachers give really good lectures, explaining things in depth and always available to help out, The Union is great, with amazing support services.

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Tel. 0300 3300 073
Email. [email protected]

Tel. 0300 3300 073
Email. [email protected]

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  • by Anonymous on 7th October 2015
    It is a good university. It is unique and for the course we are doing it is good and they are always improving. Uni experience isn't just about going out, freshers and night club. Remember the lecturers, your house-mates and the people you'll meet, it's the people you'll never forget.
  • by Anonymous on 24th August 2015
    Nothing provided for aylesbury campus students in terms of freshers week, student union, out of hours library access
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