A Bachelor of Science is a degree that is often required for certain advanced careers. Depending on how much time students devote to their education, it can take about three to four years to earn a BSc.
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Approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC); this is the first step to becoming a registered children's nurse. Affiliated with world-renowned teaching hospitals and Trusts within London, including Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). [+]
Planning a career in nursing? Our state of the art laboratories, set up to simulate hospital ward and critical care environments, are the perfect place to learn, develop and practice your skills. Children's nurses, in collaboration with other professionals, strive to promote health in children and young people to ensure they enter adulthood in good health.Why Nursing at LSBU? Professional accreditation: our courses are approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council. Graduates of this course are eligible to register as a children's nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. Student satisfaction: we’re the no 1 London modern university for overall satisfaction with a course in Health Professions (Guardian League Table 2018). Career opportunities: you’ll gain practical experience in leading NHS Trusts across London, and 97% of students are in employment 6 months after graduating (UNISTATS 2017). Dedicated facilities: We have two children's skills laboratories, set up like nursing wards for learning manual handling of patients, basic life support skills and skills specific to the field of nursing. Accreditations Key course information - ordered by mode Mode Duration Start Date Location Full-time 3 years September Southwark Campus Modules ... [-]
A CPD course for registered nurses. This BSc (Hons) is for nurses with an undergraduate Diploma. Registered nurses with a Bachelor's degree should instead choose the PgDip qualification. [+]
This programme focuses on public health nursing and prepares qualified nurses for registration on the Social Community Public Health Nursing (SCPHN) part of the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) register. Applicants will choose a defined area of practice either health visiting or school nursing. Both of these pathways promote the health of individuals, groups, and populations and prevent ill health through taking a pro-active approach to practice.
Through partnership working, health visitors and school nurses seek to enable clients to take control of their lives whilst safeguarding vulnerable individuals and populations. Public health work that promotes social inclusion and reduces inequalities in health is central to practice. You will be encouraged to identify your learning needs in professional practice, in partnership with your practice teacher, and to develop competencies in areas that will enable you to meet the course learning outcomes. You will be allocated a personal tutor in the University who will help provide academic and professional support whilst you are a student.... [-]
BSc (Hons)/PgDip Children's Nursing - second registration programme for qualified nurses looking to top-up their qualification to a BSc (Hons) or a PGDip in Children's Nursing. [+]
These programmes lead to the second registration in children’s nursing.
If you are registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) as either an Adult, Mental Health or Learning Disability Nurse you can gain a second registration as a Children's Nurse by completing either the Postgraduate Diploma or the BSc (Hons) Children's Nursing.Accreditation of Prior Learning
The NMC requires Registered Nurses seeking registration in a second field to undertake a standard pre-registration nursing programme, against which Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) claims, including relevant practice learning are made.
As part of the APL process, your Professional Portfolio has to be available for examination. It should contain the required original evidence: certificated learning, reflective accounts of clinical experience, evidence of attendance at clinical updates, evidence of best practice in evidence-based care and the dissemination of this to others, feedback from service users, involvement in projects, a current appraisal and other material that may be relevant.... [-]