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On this programme you will develop a sound knowledge of Adult Nursing. You will learn about normal adult development and behaviours and in time become competent in recognising and managing the deviations from this norm.The programme lays the foundation for your continuing personal and professional development throughout your career as an Adult Nurse.Throughout the programme your theoretical studies will be supported by clinical experiences in a range of adult settings to include acute adult services and a variety of community environments.All offers to students are subject to references, occupational health check and enhanced criminal records bureau screening.Adult Nursing is a highly skilled, knowledgeable and caring profession requiring nurses to provide high quality care to adults, and their families. Adult Nursing activities encompass promoting health, providing evidence based holistic care whilst supporting and educating individuals and families in hospital and in the community.This programme confers a BSc Honours Degree in Nursing (Adult) and eligibility to register as an Adult Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). The programme runs over three extended academic years, incorporating a one-year Common Foundation Programme and a two year Field Specific Programme. Throughout the programme you will develop critical, analytical and reflective skills that will enable you to make sound judgements and provide good evidence-based care.Your theoretical studies are interspersed with practical experience, enabling you to integrate your theoretical knowledge with practice and to develop the complex range of skills to become a skilled and competent Adult Nurse. Work placement Practice placements are organised within neighbouring NHS Trusts in Hertfordshire, and North London and in other settings including the private and voluntary sectors. There is the opportunity to learn with and from people in the community and in hospitals where nursing is experienced. The placement experiences are wide and varied, emphasising the chosen field of practice -Adult Nursing. During the first year experiences may also include caring for children, service users with learning disabilities or those with mental health problems. A number of NHS Trusts support student nurses in their practice by providing placements in local health service trusts, social services, local educational institutions, private health care facilities, and the voluntary sector. North London and Hertfordshire provide this support in a varying capacity dependent on the programme undertaken and the chosen Field of Nursing. An elective/alternative placement is offered at the end of the second year which gives you the opportunity to gain clinical experience elsewhere in the UK, abroad, or in specialised regional and national centres of excellence. Careers This programme gives you flexibility in your studies at university resulting in flexibility in your choice of career at the end of your course. You will acquire a much broader base of knowledge and experience that could really widen your employment opportunities. Graduates have found employment in diverse roles such as computer programmers, design engineers, management development specialists, accountants and project managers. Over 72% of our graduates had entered employment six months after graduation, and a further 17% had gone on to further study or training. Teaching methods You ll experience a wide variety of learning styles on this course. During your studies you ll develop your capacity for self-directed study and your interpersonal skills. We particularly emphasise the importance of structured research; well-prepared written and verbal presentations; and computer literacy. Alongside elements of standardlectures, seminars, tutorials and laboratories, you also learn through casestudies, individual and group projects and other student centred activities. In your final year you will normally have the opportunity to practice your independent study skills by completing a Major project or dissertation. You will develop your capacity for independent study and interpersonal skills on this programme. There is an emphasis on structured research, well-prepared written and verbal presentations and computer literacy. You will experience a wide variety of teaching styles on the programme including: standard lectures seminars tutorials laboratories case studies individual and group projects In your final year you will normally have the opportunity to hone your independent study and interpersonal skills by undertaking a major project or dissertation.

On this programme you will develop a sound knowledge of Adult Nursing. You will learn about normal adult development and behaviours and in time become competent in recognising and managing the deviations from this norm.The programme lays the foundation for your continuing personal and professional development throughout your career as an Adult Nurse.Throughout the programme your theoretical...

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Entry Requirements

240 UCAS points to include at least two A levels and 5 GCSEs/O levels grade A-C, to include English Language and Mathematics or equivalent. OR 14-19 Diploma in Society, Health and Development. Minimum 240 UCAS tariff points. OR BTEC Nationals NQF or QCF i?????????sItemalueCount??????????????????????????????????????????????????S????PPropertiItemlu??????????????????????? ?????????????????????????????????????????{?????W?????????W???W?????{*?W?W????{??MoveEof????? ????????E???? ????????????i???????????????????????

240 UCAS points to include at least two A levels and 5 GCSEs/O levels grade A-C, to include English Language and Mathematics or equivalent. OR 14-19 Diploma in Society, Health and Development. Minimum 240 UCAS tariff points. OR BTEC Nationals NQF or QCF...

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Assessment Methods

standard lectures,seminars,tutorials,laboratories,case studies,individual and group projects.

standard lectures,seminars,tutorials,laboratories,case studies,individual and group projects.