School of Nursing and Midwifery

Faculty Open Days

Coming to visit us at an open day| is the best way to find out about what it's like to be a student at DMU.

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Care and Compassion Initiative

The Faculty of Health and Life Sciences are pleased to launch the Care and Compassion| intiative.

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Learning Beyond Registration

Post Registration programmes and modules for continued professional development, Learning Beyond Registration|.

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Places still available

 (0116) 257 7000 or for more information visit dmu.ac.uk/clearing|

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Nursing and Midwifery

With more than 50 years’ experience in delivering high quality professional education to our diverse studentship, the School of Nursing and Midwifery aims to focus on the skills, knowledge and attitudes of educating professionals, to improve health and patient care.

We offer a diverse range of courses for nurses, midwives and healthcare professionals at undergraduate and postgraduate level; including a suite of specialist Learning Beyond Registration | opportunities for experienced professionals.

Our courses are professionally accredited, approved or highly commended by the UK Nursing and Midwifery Council | (NMC) and Health and Care Professions Council | (HCPC) for effective partnership with Trust colleagues, and excellent work around patient and public involvement; ensuring our graduates qualify with a relevant and recognised qualification.

  • 100 per cent of our Nursing and Midwifery graduates are successful in gaining employment or enrolling in further study within six months of completing their course (DHLE report 2012/13)
  • Registered midwives can expect to start on a salary of more than £22,234 (NHS pay scales 2014).

The academic and research | staff within the school are all registered nurses and midwives with designated link areas in practice, which enables them to keep in contact with students and staff when on clinical placements. Some of the teaching team participate in new nursing and midwifery initiatives, whilst others are undertaking PhD research projects or writing textbooks with a good national reputation.

Learning Beyond Registration (post reg)

We offer a diverse range of Learning Beyond Registration |(LBR) courses and stand-alone modules (at undergraduate and postgraduate level) that are accredited by NMC and in some cases the HCPC, and have been designed to suit a range of training needs from experienced, registered professionals looking to enhance their knowledge and career prospects.

Some of our LBR opportunities include:

For more information, please visit dmu.ac.uk/lbr|

Health and Life Sciences Newsletter > |

Preparing for caring

Nursing |
Nurses are in a unique position within the healthcare provision, and can work in a wide variety of settings. It involves caring for individuals, families and communities in order to maintain levels of good health.

Midwifery |
A midwife is a health professional who supports women during pregnancy labour and the postnatal period as an autonomous practitioner. Pregnancy and birth are unique experiences, and a mother always remembers her midwife. DMU run a number of programmes  and modules at undergraduate and postgraduate | level which support the midwife in her practice.

Learning Beyond Registration |
This provision has been developed through the University's partnerships with the Health Education East Midlands Local Education Training Board and colleagues from a wide range of specialities within the acute, primary care and independent healthcare sectors.

Palliative Care |
The World Health Organisation (WHO) defines palliative care as “the active total care of patients whose disease is unresponsive to curative treatment.

Placements |
Providing you with the skills, experience and confidence you will need for safe practice as a registered nurse or midwife.

Mentors |
This section of the website is for mentors or for those want to train as a mentor for nursing and midwifery students.

Bachelor's degrees



Postgraduate and Learning Beyond Registration opportunities


 

 
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