BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult) Degree Apprentice 2019: Year 2 Truro Cornwall
  • Plymouth Drake Circus: Babbage 214

  • Plymouth Drake Circus: Fitzroy 201

  • Truro Knowledge Spa: G10 Lecture Theatre

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Adult Health Nursing students undertaking their study in Truro, Knowledge Spa

Degree apprentice Year 2

Welcome to the School of Nursing and Midwifery at the University of Plymouth. You have already completed part of your nursing studies and are entering a further fascinating intellectual and professional journey to enable you to practice as a nurse. You will need to stay focused and work hard, but should also aim to enjoy your studies and make the most of your time as a member of the School of Nursing and Midwifery and the University.

The sessions scheduled below will give you the opportunity to find out more about the nursing course in Plymouth, the course documentation you will be using, timetables and meet some of the staff. You will also become familiar with the University of Plymouth Exeter campus and the services available to support you.

On behalf of the staff and students I welcome you to the University of Plymouth and look forward to meeting you.

Message from Louise Winfield, Head of School of Nursing and Midwifery

There are a number of activities you need to complete before you start your studies with the University of Plymouth.

  • Complete online enrolment by Wednesday 04 September 2019
  • Complete photo upload by Wednesday 04 September 2019

The forms below are based on the University's open learning platform within the School of Nursing and Midwifery section. The link for this can be found above. You will be asked to create an account to enable you to complete the forms.

  • Complete the online name badge form by Wednesday 04 September 2019
  • Complete the uniform sizing form by Wednesday 04 September 2019
  • Complete the update of records form by Wednesday 04 September 2019

The documents below are available for information and download

  • Key dates
  • Link to the moodle site where module information is located
  • Practice Hours: If you have yet provided confirmation of your practice hours you can do this using the on line APL Mapping site within the Faculty section of the open learning website.
Documents to bring with you on Friday 06 September 2019
  • Passport (to enable you to collect your University card)
  • Any documents requested by the Admissions Team

Introductory timetable for direct entry students

Please note the sessions on 05 and 06 September will be held in Plymouth alongside Year 2 Degree apprentice, sponsored and direct entry students based in Plymouth and Exeter.  This is an opportunity to meet your colleagues across the South West.

Thursday 05 September 2019

  • 10.00–11:30 Plymouth Drake Circus: Babbage 214
  • Activity: introduction to the nursing programme, timetable and Year 2
  • Speaker: Caroline Jamison, Degree Apprentice Lead / Dr Andy Nichols, Stage 2 Lead Adult Health, Plymouth
  • 1130 - 1200 Plymouth Drake Circus, Fitzroy 201
  • Activity: Introduction Technology and Information Services
  • Speaker: Samantha Brown, Senior Information Specialist

12:00–1300 lunch break

  • 1300 - 1400 Plymouth Drake Circus, Fitzroy 201
  • Activity: Introduction to Digital Learning Services
  • Speaker: Lecturers, Adult Health and Mental health
  • 1400 - 1500 Plymouth Drake Circus, Fitzroy 201
  • Activity: Placement Learning: essential information
  • Speaker: Caroline Jamison, Adult Health Lecturer, Programme Lead Degree Apprentice,Teresa Baker, ARC Systems

Friday 06 September 2019

  • 1000 - 1100 Plymouth Drake Circus Fitzroy 201
  • Activity: Introduction to Student Services
  • Speaker: Representatives from Disability Assist and Counselling Services

  • 1100 - 1200 Plymouth Drake Circus Fitzroy 201
  • Activity: Completion of enrolment/documentation
  • Speaker: Professional Services Team
  • 1200 - 1300 Lunch Break
  • 1300 - 1500 Plymouth Drake Circus: Fitzroy 201
  • Activity: Commencing Placement Learning
  • Speaker: Carol Coleman, Adult Health Field Lead, Plymouth, Diane Carpenter Mental Health Field Lead, Placement Development Team Leads

All further sessions will be held in Truro, Knowledge Spa

Induction week – Year 2

Thursday 12 September 2019

  • 0930 - 1100 Truro Knowledge Spa, G10 Lecture Theatre
  • Session: Introduction to Year 2
  • Speaker: Lisa Attrill, Adult Health Lecturer, Fiona Ramsay, Mental Health Lecturer
  • 1115 - 1215 Truro Knowledge Spa, G10 Lecture Theatre
  • Session: Stepping up to Level 5 Study and Planning the Year ahead
  • Speaker: Lisa Attrill, Adult Health Lecturer, Fiona Ramsay, Mental Health Lecturer
  • 1215 - 1300 Lunch break
  • 1300 - 1500 Truro Knowledge Spa, G10 Lecture Theatre
  • Session: Safeguarding Children
  • Speaker: Child Health Lecturer

Friday 13 September 2019

  • Session: Self Directed Study
  • Activity to include completion of self directed learning packages listed below.

  • Completion of Skills for Health packages
  • Learning Development
  • Equality and Diversity
  • Careers

Mandatory requirements

  • You will need to undertake manual handing and basic life support training before you undertake your first placement.
Teaching commences
  • Monday 16 September 2019 - please make sure you have downloaded the timetable

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Occupational Heath

If an occupational health appointment is required this will take place during the week commencing 23 September 2019.

It is important that you attend your appointment as this is a condition to attending your placement area. Please ensure you bring a record of any immunisations you may have had to your first appointment. It is possible your first inoculation may take place at this appointment. There will be a series of follow-up appointments for inoculations throughout the first term and you will receive email notification of these.

If you have a needle phobia please advise occupational health before you start via the email below. You will need to quote your name, date of birth and programme in any email to occupational health.

plh-tr.OccHealth-preplacementscreening@nhs.net


Faculty of Health: Medicine, Dentistry and Human Sciences: induction information

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