Foundation Degree Nursing Associate (Apprenticeship)Apprenticeship Route
(Award available for year: Foundation Degree)
On completion of the year/programme students should have provided evidence of being able to:- demonstrate a broad understanding of the concepts, information, practical competencies and techniques which are standard features in a range of aspects of the nurse associate role;- apply generic and subject specific intellectual qualities to standard situations outside the context in which they were originally studied;- appreciate and employ the main methods of enquiry in the subject and critically evaluate the appropriateness of different methods of enquiry;- use a range of techniques to initiate and undertake the analysis of data and information;- adjust to professional and disciplinary boundaries;- effectively communicate information, arguments and analysis in a variety of forms;
Transferable (key) skills
- qualities and transferable skills necessary for employment related to the subject area(s) studied;- skills necessary for the exercising of personal responsibility;- decision making
- demonstrating the ability to apply a broad range of professional knowledge and competencies to typical situations (including those that demonstrate complex needs) and to relatively straightforward untypical situations;- demonstrating the ability to engage in critical dialogue between theory and professional practice;- use of a range of formats for assessment that demonstrate skills of effective communication for both academic and professional settings;- encouragement to explore new ideas and to test, evaluate and criticise received opinion;- opportunity to design and implement an independent research project.