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Nursing (Learning Disabilities) BSc (Hons)

Open University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Distance Learning

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 - 4 Years

Course summary

Learning Disabilities is one of several specialist routes available in our BSc (Honours) Nursing.If you want to become a registered nurse within this field, and are already working in a healthcare role, this unique practice-based qualification is for you. You'll be able to stay in work while you study – provided you have the support of your employer and suitable practice can be agreed.In addition to Learning Disabilities, your study will include a number of additional nursing specialisms including Adult Nursing, Children and Young People, and Mental Health. Successful completion of your degree through this route will result in your eligibility to apply for registration as a qualified nurse with a specialism in Learning Disabilities.**Key features of the course**- Delivers a balance of theory and practice through practice-based and distance learning- Develops effective evidence-based nursing practice and underpinning knowledge in an inter-professional and interdisciplinary environment- Confers eligibility to enter the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) professional register on successful attainment of the degree- Allows you to continue to work part time for your employer whilst studying to become a nurse.

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    Open University, Student Recruitment Team, PO Box 197, Milton Keynes, Milton Keynes, MK7 6BJ, England

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