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Nursing (B7)

Below are detailed subject listings, along with the subject table that ranks that course.

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HESA Subject Description CUG Subject
Nursing (B700) The study of principles and techniques for assessing, managing, treating and monitoring patients. Nursing
Palliative care nursing (B701) The study of principles and techniques for assessing, managing, treating and monitoring the provision of palliative care for individuals with life-limiting conditions. Nursing
Clinical practice nursing (B702) The study of the principles and techniques for assessing, managing, treating and monitoring in the following care specialisms: diabetes, cancer, cardiac, renal, respiratory disease or disorders or sexual health. Nursing
Community nursing (B710) The study of principles and techniques for assessing, managing, treating and monitoring the health care needs of patients and families outside of a hospital environment. Nursing
Health visiting (B712) The study of the promotion of health and health education specialising in working with families with children under 5 years old and older people. Nursing
School nursing (B713) The study of principles and techniques for the provision of nursing care within a school setting or to children and young people of school age. Nursing
Practice nursing (B714) The study of the principles and techniques for the assessing, screening, treating, care and education of patients within general practitioner practices. Nursing
Midwifery (B720) The study of the principles and techniques to allow midwives to deliver babies and treat mothers in the pre-natal, delivery and post-delivery periods. Nursing
Children's nursing (B730) The study of the principles and techniques to allow nurses to support and provide care for children and their families, from infancy to adolescence. Nursing
Neonatal care (B731) The study of the principles and techniques to allow nurses to support and provide care for new-born babies who are premature or who are born sick, and their families. Nursing
Adult nursing (B740) The study of the principles and techniques to allow nurses to assess, manage, treat and monitor the provision of care of adults in a variety of settings. Nursing
Older people nursing (B741) The study of the principles and techniques to allow nurses to assess, manage, treat and monitor the provision of care for older adults. Nursing
Dental nursing (B750) The study of principles and techniques in providing assistance to dentists undertaking procedures and care to persons undergoing such procedures. Nursing
Mental health nursing (B760) The study of the principles and therapeutic interventions that allow nurses to provide care for people with mental health needs. Nursing
Learning disability nursing (B761) The study of the principles and techniques to provide support for children and adults with learning difficulties. Nursing
Medical nursing (B770) The study of the principles and techniques to allow nurses to assess, manage, treat and monitor the provision of care for patients undergoing investigations that do not require surgical intervention. Nursing
Critical care nursing (B771) The study of the principles and techniques to allow nurses to assess, manage, treat and monitor the provision of care to critically ill patients. Nursing
Surgical nursing (B772) The study of the principles and techniques to allow nurses to assess, manage, treat and monitor the provision of care for patients undergoing surgical intervention. Nursing
Emergency nursing (B773) The study of the principles and techniques to allow nurses to assess, manage, treat and monitor the provision of care for patients at first contact in the Emergency department. Nursing
Nursing not elsewhere classified (B790) Miscellaneous grouping for related subjects which do not fit into other Nursing categories. To be used sparingly. Nursing