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Nursing (Mental Health)

University of West London
3 years
Bachelor's degree
On campus
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Program description

Mental health nursing is an exciting, rewarding and challenging career. You will support people with a wide range of mental health conditions such as:

As a student studying mental health nursing you will achieve a BSc (Hons) Nursing and become registered as a Mental Health Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
You will learn how to assess, plan, promote and support a person’s recovery, facilitating their involvement and enhancing their level of control over their condition (this is called a recovery focused approach). Importantly, you will also learn how to care for your client’s physical health needs.

You will learn how to build effective, compassionate relationships with people and their relatives and carers. You will develop an understanding of the legal context of the work of a mental health nurse and be able to identify whether and when someone may be at risk of harming themselves, or someone else.

You will learn to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team, for example with psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, health visitors, social workers, police, relevant charities, local government and housing officers. Your aim will be to deliver high quality mental health care, in partnership with clients and their families and carers (co-production), underpinned by current research findings.

This exciting course will also allow you to develop a broad range of skills including, teaching, leadership and management. Finally, you will reflect the values of the NHS Constitution and the 6 Cs:

For more details please see the Career and study progression section.

Reasons to choose University of West London:
• You will benefit from a fantastic range of high-tech, innovative teaching resources, making your learning fun and engaging.
• Our teaching staff are highly committed, passionate, subject specialists, with clinical currency, who will be there to support you during your course.
• All our students have a personal tutor who will guide and advise you throughout your academic life. You'll also have access to the University's mentoring service.
• You will be given regular, personalised feedback on your progress in theory and practice, helping you to succeed.
• We have achieved the highest external ratings for the quality of our pre-registration Nursing courses and have been shortlisted for 3 awards at the Student Nursing Times Awards 2016.

Admission requirements

For more information about this program, please contact the school directly.

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University of West London

At the University of West London, we aim to inspire you to become a creative professional and connect you to an exciting and rewarding career. Based in the heart of one of the UK’s most successful business regions, we have highly qualified staff with a wealth ofexperience...

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