BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult Health) 2019-2020 direct entry and sponsored Year 2: Exeter
  • Plymouth Drake Circus: Babbage 214

  • Plymouth Drake Circus: Fitzroy 201

  • Exeter School of Nursing, Tollards 4 and 5

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Adult Nursing Direct entry and sponsored students Year 2 based in Exeter

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 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, Interim 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 Adult Health direct entry and sponsored students – Year 2 Exeter

Sessions on 05 and 06 September will be held in Plymouth alongside Year 2 Degree Apprentices and direct entry students based in Plymouth and Cornwall.  This is an opportunity to meet your colleagues across the South West. 

Induction – for all Year 2 sponsored/direct entry adult nursing students

Thursday 05 September 2019

  • 10:00–11:30 Plymouth Drake Circus Babbage 214
  • Activity: Introduction to the School of Nursing and Midwifery and the Nursing programmes
  • Speaker: Andy Nichols, Stage 2 Lead, Adult Health Nursing, Caroline Jamison, Programme Lead, Degree Apprentices
  • 11:30-12:00 Plymouth Fitzroy 201
  • Activity:  Introduction to Technology and Information Services
  • Speaker: Samantha Brown, Senior Information Specialist
  • 12:00–13:00 lunch break
  • 13:00–14:00 Plymouth Drake Circus Fitzroy 201
  • Activity: Introduction to Digital Learning Services
  • Speaker: Lecturer Adult Health/Mental Health
  • 14:00–15:00 Plymouth Drake Circus Fitzroy 201
  • Activity: Placement Learning: essential information
  • Speaker: Caroline Jamison, Lecturer Adult Health, Teresa Baker, ARC Systems Manager

Friday 06 September 2019

  • 10:00–11:00 Plymouth Drake Circus Fitzroy 201
  • Activity: Introduction to Student Services
  • Speaker:  Representatives from Disability Assist and Counselling Services
  • 11:00 - 12:00 Plymouth Drake Circus Fitzroy 201
  • Activity: Completion of enrolment/documentation
  • Speaker: Professional Services Team
  • 12:00–13:00 Lunch break
  • 13:00–15:00 Plymouth Drake Circus Fitzroy 201
  • Session: Commencing Placement Learning
  • Speaker: Carol Coleman, Field Lead, Diane Carpenter Field Lead, Placement Development Team Leads

All further sessions will be held at the Exeter School of Nursing

Monday 09 September 2019

  • 1300 - 1700 Exeter Clinical Skills
  • Session: Moving and handling training
  • Speaker: A and A Training

  • Tuesday 10 September 2019

  • 10:00 - 12:00 Exeter Tollards 4 and 5
  • Session:  Introduction to Year 2 of the Nursing programme
  • Speaker:  Daniel Clarke, Stage Lead, Adult Health and Sue Linsley, Stage Lead, Mental Health 
  • 12:00 - 13:00 Lunch break
  • 13:00 - 14:00 Exeter Tollards 4 and 5
  • Session: Learning Skills/Professional Accountability
  • Speaker: Daniel Clarke, Stage Lead, Adult Health and Sue Linsley, Stage Lead, Mental Health
  • 14:00 - 16:00 Exeter Tollards 4 and 5
  • Session: Safeguarding Children
  • Speaker: Child Health Lecturer

Wednesday 11 September 2019 - 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
Monday 16 September 2019

  • Activity: Start of taught sessions for Year 2.  Please ensure you download/view the timetable in advance
Wednesday 16 October 2019

  • 13:00 - 16:00 Exeter Skills lab
  • Session: Basic Life Support training
  • Provider: A and A Training
Monday 21 October 2019

  • Start of first practice placement

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Occupational Heath

If an occupational health appointment is required this will take place on Thursday 26 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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