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Learning Disability Nursing PgDip

London South Bank University

  • September, 2020 Start Date

  • 2 years Duration

  • Full Time Study Mode

  • Price On Request Course Fee

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Course Description

Learning disability nurses enable individuals to live their lives to their full potential within the social context they choose, through collaborative interventions across a variety of health and social care settings and by using specialist input, through person centred practice, underpinned by the concept of partnership working.

This course teaches you to promote social inclusion, good mental and physical health and self-determination through developing your skills, knowledge and attributes. All learning is grounded in a strong evidence base of integrative health and social care modelling. Our placements are varied, offering you the chance to create a future career that will be rewarding both for your personal and professional advancement.

Learning disability nurses enable individuals to live their lives to their full potential within the social context they choose, through collaborative interventions across a variety of health and social care settings and by using specialist input, through person centred practice, underpinned by the concept of partnership working. This course teaches you to promote...

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Course Content

You will be taught separately from the three-year undergraduate students and will study the following:

Year 1

  • Improving quality, change management and leadership
  • Building practice skills for learning disability nursing
  • Applied physiology, growth and development
  • Contemporary issues in learning disability nursing

Year 2

  • Research in health and social care
  • Enhancing practice skills in learning disability nursing
  • Complexity in learning disabilities
  • Advanced communication

You will be taught separately from the three-year undergraduate students and will study the following: Year 1 Improving quality, change management and leadership Building practice skills for learning disability nursing Applied physiology, growth and development Contemporary issues in learning disability...

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Available Dates

Location Start Date Price  

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Southwark Campus

Full Time, 2 years

September, 2020

Price on Request

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Entry Requirements

Applicants will be considered on an individual basis but will normally require:

  • A Bachelor’s degree with a minimum 2:2 classification. Candidates without a health or science related degree are required to complete a Life Sciences work book package to satisfy the Life Sciences element of the APL portfolio.
  • In accordance with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) requirements, Maths and English GCSEs/equivalent (at C or above) are also required.

Those whom English is not their first language must achieve a minimum score of 7.0 overall or equivalent, with not less than 7.0 in the listening and reading sections and not less than 7.0 in the writing and speaking sections for the International English Language Test Score (IELTS) at the time of application.

Applicants will be considered on an individual basis but will normally require: A Bachelor’s degree with a minimum 2:2 classification. Candidates without a health or science related degree are required to complete a Life Sciences work book package to satisfy the Life Sciences element of the APL portfolio. In accordance with the Nursing and Midwifery...

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