Our three-year Children and Young People’s Nursing course shapes your caring and compassionate attributes to provide excellent evident based knowledge to nurse children and young people from birth to adolescence.
Our programme is structured to provide you with a strong foundation in Children and Young People’s Nursing and equips you with effective practical skills with a blended approach to learning. You are supported throughout the course by a dynamic, highly skilled team of tutors and practitioners within practice and beyond.
Whatever your ambitions, we’re here to help you to achieve them. We’ll support you to identify the skills you’re learning during your course, find your strengths and secure practical experience so that when it comes to applying for jobs or further study you’ll feel confident in standing out from the crowd. We’ve created the Northampton Employment Promise because we are so confident that if you focus on your studies and complete one of our awards you’ll be highly employable by the time you graduate. Putting you in a great position to secure employment or continue your studies.
We put children and their families first.
We offer extra student support throughout your studies and during practice, meaning you are a supported by a Nursing Academic during your placement.
Our University is part of a well-established, professional European network for Nursing and Midwifery. The Florence Network offers opportunities for future health careers and development to staff, academics and students.
Taught elements will include:
- Discovering your Identify as Children and Young Peoples Nursing.
- Medication management.
- Transforming and leading in Children Services.
- Detailed anatomy and physiological of the child and young person.
- An understanding of Mental Health in Children and Young People.
- Assessing, planning and providing nursing care.
90% of our students have told us that they believe that the course has provided them with opportunities to bring information and ideas together from different topics and they had the right opportunities to work with other students as part of their course (UNISTATS, 2017).
Our Children and Young People’s Nursing course is ranked 16th in subject out of 111 universities overall (The Guardian University League Table, 2019).
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