Mental Health Nursing Accelerated (Postgraduate Diploma)

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The award
Postgraduate Diploma

How long you will study
2 years

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How you will study
full-time

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About Mental Health Nursing Accelerated at City, University of London

This Postgraduate Diploma prepares you for a rewarding career in mental health nursing. As a mental health nurse you can make a real difference to the lives of people of all ages who experience mental health problems. Mental health nursing focuses on the provision of holistic care that enables people with mental health problems to be physically safe and emotionally secure. The course concentrates on helping people to make positive changes to their lives and supporting them on their journey of recovery.

Why study this course

City's Postgraduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing offers you the opportunity to train in one of London's leading and most well-established departments for nursing education. Our priority is to ensure that you graduate with the skills and knowledge to enter the mental health nursing profession, which can often be a stressful and challenging environment, with confidence. As a student at City, you will combine theoretical study with clinical experience, working with London's diverse population in leading hospitals and community settings. We will prepare you for all aspects of the profession including supporting people working towards recovery, dealing with crisis and emergency situations, improving the effect of patients' physical health, detecting deterioration and how to approach, assess and provide the most appropriate care and treatment in differing situations.

Who is this course for?

The Postgraduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing is designed for students who already have a degree and are looking for progression and further challenges which can be fulfilled by undertaking a rewarding and lifelong career within the nursing profession.

Modular structure

Your learning will draw on areas including nursing, psychology, sociology and biology in order for you to develop your communication and evidence based clinical skills. Our curriculum focuses on relationship centred care and will support you to develop effective working relationships with patients, service users, families and professional colleagues. The programme is organised into three parts and you must successfully complete each part to move into the next part of the programme. Each part includes theory modules, simulated practice and clinical placements.

After the course

On successful graduation you will be eligible to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), which provides an internationally recognised professional qualification enabling you to practice in the UK and overseas*.The Postgraduate Diploma Mental Health Nursing will accelerate your career progression and open up a variety of fascinating career opportunities. *Additional registration within countries maybe required if you choose to work overseas.

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