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BSc Nursing (Child)(with Registration) (2020 curriculum)

Year 3

(Award available for year: Bachelor of Science)

Learning outcomes

On completion of the year/programme students should have provided evidence of being able to:
1.understand and demonstrate coherent and detailed child nursing knowledge and professional competencies some of which will be informed by recent research/scholarship in the discipline;
2.deploy accurately standard techniques of analysis and enquiry within child nursing;
3.demonstrate a conceptual understanding which enables the development and sustaining of an argument;
4.critically appraise and comment on particular aspects of recent research and/or scholarship;
5.appreciate the uncertainty, ambiguity and limitations of knowledge in the discipline of child nursing;
6.make appropriate use of scholarly reviews and primary sources;
7.apply their knowledge and understanding in order to initiate and carry out an extended piece of work or project;
8.conform to professional boundaries and norms where applicable;
9.Meet the NMC requirement for registration as a children’s nurse

Transferable (key) skills

Students will have had the opportunity to acquire, as defined in the modules specified for the programme:
1.the transferable/key/generic skills necessary for employment related to the area(s) studied;
2.the exercise of initiative and personal responsibility;
3.the deployment of decision making skills in complex and unpredictable situations;
4.the communication of information, ideas, problems and solutions in a variety of ways to a variety of audiences;
5.the ability to undertake appropriate further training of a professional or equivalent nature;


Achievement will be assessed by a variety of methods in accordance with the learning outcomes of the modules specified for the year/programme and will include:
1.demonstrating the ability to apply a broad range of aspects of the discipline; that draws on a wide variety of material;
3.the ability to evaluate and criticise received opinion;
4.evidence of an ability to conduct independent, in depth enquiry within the discipline; that is typically both evaluative and creative;


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