Professional Practice: Children's Nursing PgDip / MSc
The portfolio of pathways focusing on children and young people is designed to foster a purposeful and child-centred approach that makes a significant impact to children's services and student career satisfaction.
Modules are delivered as standalone at both undergraduate and masters level and you can access a number of modules within the children's nursing portfolio. In keeping with a philosophy of inter-professional working, a number of modules are designed to meet the education needs of the inter-professional team.
The course framework offers a flexible approach to the sequence and time-frame in which modules can be taken. This is negotiated on an individual basis with the pathway advisors. Please see the Continuing Professional and Personal Development (CPPD) prospectus for further details or contact Kerry Shewan: email@example.com.
- Specialist pathway modules
- Optional modules
- Specialist modules
- Optional modules
- Research preparation module
- Dissertation or practice project
The framework offers a flexible approach to study. Modules with a clinical focus at Level 7 include:
- Principles of managing children's pain
- Childhood cancer nursing
- Paediatric cardiac critical care nursing
- Paediatric intensive care nursing
- Perspectives in adolescent care
- Child and adolescent mental health awareness
- Caring for children and young people with life limiting conditions
Employment prospects are excellent, with students gaining contemporary knowledge and skills making them fit for purpose.
Teaching and learning
Applicants for this course come from a range of children's nursing backgrounds working in children's services, primary care, the community, hospice and hospital settings.
How to apply
Fees and funding
Speak to your employer/Trust to discuss professional development funding for this course.
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Prepare to start
We help our students prepare for university even before the semester starts. To find out when you should apply for your LSBU accommodation or student finance read the How to apply tab for this course.
Before you start your course we’ll send you information on what you’ll need to do before you arrive and during your first few days on campus. You can read about the process on our Welcome Week pages.
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