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Children’s nursing

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Children’s nursing

Awarded by Kingston University

Children’s nursing involves using specialist knowledge and skills to care for a child or young person (ranging in age from 0 to 18) in an acute care or primary care setting. Our children’s nurses are uniquely positioned to support and work in partnership with the family for the child’s health and wellbeing. Kingston and St George’s has several unique qualities that will give you the best study experience possible for children’s nursing. Our academics are leaders within their field in the UK, and offer a highly stimulating learning environment.

Courses

Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Workforce development

Pre-qualifying status qualification

Post-registration course for continuing personal and professional development

Eligible to be completed on a stand-alone or continuous module-by-module basis within a five year period

Why choose us?

  • Our academic team includes Dr Jim Richardson, an editor of a leading learning resource within the child nursing profession – ‘Textbook of Children’s and Young People’s Nursing’ and Dr Jayne Price, lead editor of ‘Palliative care for children and families – an interdisciplinary approach’; also a key text within this area of child health care
  • Within our state of the art laboratories, our children’s nursing students can further develop the skills required to care for children and families in a safe environment, which closely mimics a health care environment (hospital and home). Child and family role players are central to this learning experience
  • The child teaching team comprises of recognised academic leaders within the field of children’s nursing – regularly contributing to literature and practice development
  • Educationalists who deliver the courses are recognised for excellence in learning and teaching through, for example, the Higher Education Academy and a number of national/international awards and measures of esteem

Accreditations
Employment prospects
Learning tools and facilities
Partnerships
Extra practice learning opportunities

 

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Children’s nursing news

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Kingston University and St George’s achieve 14 shortlisted entries for Student Nursing Times Awards 2016

School of Nursing shortlisted for a record number of awards celebrating excellence in studies and commitment to the healthcare profession.

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Jim Richardson

Jim Richardson, Senior Lecturer, Nursing to present at prestigious Europaediatrics Congress 2015.

The 7th Europaediatrics Congress of the European Paediatric Association (EPA) and the Union of National European Paediatric Societies and Associations (UNEPSA), will be held in Florence, Italy from 11th to 16th May.

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Funding Threatens Future of District Nursing.

Academic warns decline in funding threatens future of district nurse

The days of the district nurse could be numbered unless the lack of investment in community nursing is reversed, according to a leading healthcare academic and expert in the care of older people.

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Children’s nursing research

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Supporting children’s nursing education to provide better care

The children’s nursing education team at Kingston and St George’s have a programme of research investigating how education can best support and prepare future children’s nurses.

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