Departments

COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING

This department aims to enable the nurse or midwife to develop a deeper understanding of the dimensions of public health nursing practice and to apply this knowledge to health visiting or school nursing practice.

It will enable the qualified specialist community public health nurse to enhance her / his understanding of the research process and the application of evidence to develop and enhance Specialist Community...

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OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY NURSING

The primary aim of this department is to enable practitioners to formalise and develop their understanding of the relevant ultrasound principles in obstetrics and gynaecology and related subjects, develop their evaluative, problem solving and critical thinking skills to enable them to apply this knowledge and deliver a high quality service to their patients. In addition, the course stimulates students to undertake research...

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MEDICAL SURGICAL NURSING

Medical-surgical nursing requires a vast set of skills and knowledge in regards to all areas of adult health. Patients have diverse diagnoses across all medical disciplines and medical-surgical nurses often serve many patients at one time. Patients under the care of medical-surgical nursing may include the elderly, critically ill patients and those suffering from conditions such as heart disease, diabetes or hypertension. The...

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CHILD HEALTH NURSING

Students may choose to focus on becoming an Pediatric Nurse  with expertise in pediatric primary health care and chronic illness for infants, children, and adolescents in community and clinic environments. The curriculum includes classroom and clinical experiences encompassing advanced health assessment, physiology and pathophysiology, management of common and complex health/illness conditions, family, child, and...

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MENTAL HEALTH NURSING

Psychiatric/Mental health nursing, a specialist field within the health care professions, is an interpersonal caring process which acknowledges the uniqueness of each person. The psychiatric nurse is concerned with the promotion of mental health, the prevention of mental illness and the provision of care to those with mental health problems.

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