NB: This course is currently open to apprentices from University Hospitals Morecambe Bay Foundation Trust only. The University may work with other organisations in the future.
The Adult Nursing Higher Level Apprenticeship is ideal for Healthcare Assistants and other NHS support workers who want to become a registered nurse.
Our primary goal is to see you become an excellent adult nurse, who has a sound and current knowledge of issues and conditions affecting patients across a wide range of practice settings.
You’ll be supported closely throughout your apprenticeship so that you step into a role as an adult nurse who can confidently make a difference to other people's lives when it matters.
Areas of study
- Professional values
- Communication and interpersonal skills
- Nursing practice and decision-making
- Leadership, management and team working
About the apprentice
This course would suit support workers in healthcare who are recognised as having the potential to progress in academic study. Apprentices will have a professional attitude and value base, and will have shown the potential for managing themselves and other staff within challenging situations.
The ideal candidate will be working at least 30 hours a week, and committed to studying above their contracted hours at levels 4 and 5. They will be able to attend university one day per week, or alternatively for weekly blocks of study, supported with extensive work-based learning.
- Fundamentals of Professional Practice
- Developing Professional Graduate Skills for Health and Social Care Practitioners
- Introduction to Health and Wellbeing
- Fundamental Approaches in Nursing
- Principles of Adult Nursing Practice
- Part 1 Practice Assessment
- Using Evidence to Support Practice
- Working with Others
- Challenges in Health and Behaviour
- Developing Therapeutic Approaches and Practice
- Acute Care in Adult Nursing Practice
- Part 2 Practice Assessment
- Using Evidence to Evaluate Practice
- Professional Practice in Context
- Promoting Health and Wellbeing for Groups and Communities
- Transition to Graduate Practice
- Continuing, Palliative and End of Life Care
- Part 3 Practice Assessment