The Nursing Associate Course combines academic study and work-based learning to develop individuals who are prepared to meet the healthcare needs of patients and service users across a range of acute, primary and community health and social care settings.
The nursing associate is a new generic nursing role that bridges the gap between healthcare support workers and registered nurses, to deliver hands-on, person-centred care as part of a multidisciplinary team in a range of different settings.
The programme will prepare trainee nursing associates to work with people of all ages and in a variety of settings in health and social care. The role also provides a progression route into graduate-level nursing.
What is a Nursing Associate Course?
As a Nursing Associate, you will deliver hands-on care to patients and will work alongside healthcare support workers (holding a care certificate) and fully qualified registered nurses, bridging the existing gap between the two roles.
What is the role of Nursing Associate?
Nursing Associates work with people of all ages, in a variety of settings in health and social care. The role contributes to the core work of nursing, freeing up registered nurses to focus on more complex clinical care. It’s a stand-alone role that also provides a progression route into graduate level nursing
Duration: 2 Years
Requirement: Trained in-service as Nurses in a reputed hospitals