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Access to Higher Education (Nursing and Midwifery)

West Lancashire College

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  • Qualification

    Access to Higher Education

  • Location

    West Lancashire College

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    35 weeks

Course summary

Course Overview

This course is ideal for adult learners who may have been out of education for a while but who wish to change direction in life and have a desire to work in the area of Nursing or Midwifery. You need to be 19 years of age by 31/08/20.

Course Content

The National Health Service
Nutrition and Lifestyle
Understanding Mental Health
Care Planning
Understanding Eating Disorders
A Medical Condition
Skeleton and Muscles
Reproduction
Human Respiratory and Cardia Systems
Infectious Diseases
Biological Communication Systems
Physiology and Digestive Processes
Sociology of Health
Infection Control
Human Cell Biology
Maths in a Health and Care Context

Study Skills – You will also study a range of skills to prepare you for higher education.

Learning and Assessment Methods

Assessment will be by coursework and examinations. Our Access to HE programmes are accredited by AIM Awards.

Qualification Gained

Nationally recognised and highly regarded (QAA) Access to Higher Education Diploma.

Career Opportunities

Adult Nursing
Midwifery
Occupational Therapist
Child Nursing
Mental Health Nursing
Paramedic

Tuition fees

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University information

West Lancashire College

  • Campus address

    West Lancashire College, Skelmersdale Campus, College Way, Skelmersdale, Lancashire, WN8 6DX, England

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