London South Bank University

Course Introduction

For NMC registered nurses we now accredit prior learning (APL) against the three year undergraduate pre-registration children's nursing course that leads to both a BSc (Hons) in Children’s Nursing and registration with the NMC as a children's nurse.

Course Modules

Year 1: Introduction to life sciences; Practice skills for nursing; Professional values, ethics and law; Social sciences in nursing; Theories of nursing and children's nursing practice; Communication with children and young people. Year 2: Mental well-being and physical health; Public health and health policy; Research methods and use of evidence; Child development and childhood transitions; Life sciences and medicines management; Common childhood illnesses; Year 3: Politics of health; Leadership, management and supervision; Pharmacology and medicines management; Care of the acutely ill child; Best practice in children's nursing; Complex and high dependency care of children.

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Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) Other Fees