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This exciting and innovative course is designed to ensure that as a nursing professional you are well placed to deal with the globalised challenges arising in current and future practice. These include changes in population and demographic trends, shifts in patterns of health/illness and wellbeing, and political, professional and organisational working cultures. Currently specialist fields exist within learning disabilities, mental health and adult nursing.
The course adopts an evidence-informed nursing approach by reviewing, synthesising and incorporating contemporary professional and political drivers to ensure that the profession remains dynamic, proactive and responsive in delivering safe, confident, competent and compassionate quality care and excellence in nursing practice. This course offers you the opportunity to develop your personal and professional autonomy within your areas of practice.
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The course consists of 100 credits of core modules and 80 credits of designated/option modules. The option modules can be a mixture of either 20 or 40 credit modules. There is an induction period to help meet your needs in relation to the demands of master’s-level study.
A variety of creative formative and summative assessments is included. Detailed feedback is provided in relation to all assessment criteria via the student intranet. Examples include reflective essays, oral presentations, cases studies, Objective Structured Clinical Examinationss and the final dissertation project.
Nurses require master’s-level knowledge and competence to undertake advanced clinical roles in practice.
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Option modules - Adult nurse working in acute medicine
Designated/Option modules - Learning disabilities nurse working in their specialist field
Designated/Option modules - Mental health nurse working in their specialist field
Designated/Option modules - Adult nurse working in palliative care
Modules offered may vary.
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