MNurs (Hons) Nursing (Adult Health and Mental Health) Induction 2019-2020: Truro taught site
  • Truro,Knowedge Spa: G10

  • Truro,Knowedge Spa: G10

  • Truro,Knowedge Spa: G10

  • Truro,Knowedge Spa: G10

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For MNurs adult health and mental nursing students undertaking their study in Truro, Cornwall

Welcome message from Louise Winfield, Head of School of Nursing and Midwifery.

Welcome to your first year in the School of Nursing and Midwifery at the University of Plymouth. You are starting on a fascinating intellectual and professional journey and 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.

You will see from the timetable below that Induction week will give you the chance to find out more about the nursing course and to meet staff and fellow students. You will also become familiar with the University both its campus and the services available to support you. There are so many opportunities for you to engage with, which will add to your experience and help you grow both academically and personally.

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

There are a number of activities you need to complete before you start your studies with the University of Plymouth.  The activity and forms below are based on the University's open learning platform. You will be asked to create an account to enable you to complete the forms. The link can be found under "forms" above.

  • Complete online enrolment by Monday 16 September 2019
  • Complete photo upload by Monday 16 September 2019

  • Complete your name badge form by Wednesday 11 September 2019
  • Complete the up date of records form. As this form needs to be current it is only available from Monday 02 September 2019 and should be completed by Monday 16 September 2019

The documents below are available for information and download

  • Check list for all the activity you need to undertake
  • Key dates.

Timetable for Year 1 induction week

Monday 16 September 2019

  • There are no sessions scheduled for this day.
  • Sessions throughout the week will take place alongside Mental Health Nursing students 

Tuesday 17 September 2019

  • 09:00 - 10:00 Rolle GF10 Knowledge Spa, Truro
  • Session: Welcome to Plymouth University
  • Speakers: Jacky Griffith, Field Lead, Adult Health, Diane Carpenter Field Lead Mental Health, Tristan Henderson, Adult Health Stage Lead Year 1

  • 10:00 - 11:00 G10 Knowledge Spa, Truro
  • Session: An introduction to the Nursing programme
  • Speakers: Francis Thompson, Programme Lead, Nursing, Adult Health and Mental Health Lecturers
  • 11:00 - 12:00 G10 Knowledge Spa, Truro
  • Session:   Please bring any of documents listed below to this session. Provided you have completed on line enrolment and photoupload you will be able to collect your University card. Your University card enables you to access the University library and Students' Union.
    • Your passport
    • Any documents you have been requested to provide by the admissions team
    • Any documents you have been requested to provide by the Faculty Compliance Team
    • If your fees are paid by a sponsor, you will need to provide us with written confirmation of the agreement. Please bring this information with you.
  • Speakers: Professional Services Team
  • 12:00–13:00 lunch break

Tea and coffee will be available over lunch time. Please bring your own lunch, or buy it from one of the food outlets available.

  • 13:00 - 15:00 G10 Knowledge Spa, Truro
  • Session: Meet the academic team
  • Speakers: Adult Health and Mental Health Nursing lecturers
  • 15:00 - 15:30: G10 Knowledge Spa, Truro
  • Session: Welcome to the Faculty and School
  • Speaker: Professor Bridie Kent, Dean, Faculty of Health
  • 15:30 - 16:00 G10 Knowledge Spa,Truro
  • Session:  Introduction to digital learning and "Zoom"
  • Speaker: Adult Health and Mental Health Lecturers
  • 16:00 - 17:00 G10 Knowledge Spa, Truro
  • Session: An opportunity to raise any queries
  • Speaker: Student led session

Wednesday 18 September 2019

  • 10:00–10:30 G10 Knowledge Spa, Truro, Cornwall
  • Session:  An introduction Student Support Services
  • Speaker: Disability Assist Service
  • 10:30 - 11:00 G10 Knowledge Spa, Truro, Cornwall
  • Session: Introduction to Technology and Information Services
  • Speaker: Anne Brown, Subject Librarian
  • 11:00 - 11:30 G10 Knowledge Spa Truro, Cornwall
  • Session: The student experience
  • Speaker: Emma Lydon, former student
  • 11:30 - 12:00 G10 Knowledge Spa, Truro, Cornwall
  • Session: The Role of the Student Representative and Student Ambassador
  • Speaker: Lisa Burrows, Adult Health Lecturer
  • 12:00–13:00 lunch break

  • 13:00–14:00 G10 Knowledge Spa, Truro, Cornwall
  • Session: Sustainability: Plymouth University
  • Speaker: Jennie Aronsson, Lecturer, Adult Health
  • 14:00–15:00 G10 Knowledge Spa, Truro, Cornwall
  • Session: Meet the Professors: An introduction to the Clinical School and Research
  • Speaker: Professor Jill Shawe and Professor Ray Jones

  • 15:00–15:30 G10 Knowledge Spa, Truro, Cornwall
  • Session: Introduction to PALs
  • Speaker: Tristan Henderson, Stage 1 Lead Adult Nursing, Fiona Ramsay, Mental Health Lecturer
  • 15:30 - 16:30 G10 Knowledge Spa, Truro, Cornwall
  • Session: PALs small group sessions
  • Speakers: Student led small group session

  • 16:00–17:00 G10 Knowledge Spa, Truro, Cornwall
  • Drop in Session: an opportunity to raise any queries
  • Speaker: Student Representatives

Thursday 19 September 2019

  • Session: 10:00–11:00
  • Session: Counselling and Wellbeing Services
  • Speaker: Kate Gavagan/team

  • 11:00–12:00 G10 Knowledge Spa, Truro, Cornwall
  • Session: Introduction to personal tutor support
  • Speaker: Jacky Griffith, Field Lead, Adult Health, Diane Carpenter, Field Lead, Mental Health

  • 12:00–13:00 lunch break

  • 13:00–14:00 G1 Knowledge Spa, Truro, Cornwall
  • Session: Navigating the digital learning environment
  • Speaker: Tristan Henderson, Stage 1 Lead, Adult Health, Fiona Ramsay, Mental Health Lecturer

  • 15:00–14:30 G10 Knowledge Spa, Truro, Cornwall
  • Session: Introduction to IT Services
  • Speaker: Adrian Chong
  • 14:30–16:00 G10 Knowledge Spa, Truro, Cornwall
  • Session: Introduction to Placement providers
  • Speaker: Tristan Coombe, Stage Lead, Year 1, Fiona Ramsay, Mental Health Lecturer
  • 16:00–17:00 G10 Knowledge Spa, Truro, Cornwall
  • Session: An opportunity to raise any queries
  • Speaker: Student Representatives
Friday 20 September 2019
  • 10:00 - 12:00 Clinical Skills Suite, Knowledge Spa, Truro, Cornwall
  • Session: Uniform fittings
  • Speaker: Alexander Workwear, Suppliers
  • 10:00 - 12:00 IT Suite, Knowledge Spa, Truro, Cornwall
  • Session: An opportunity to become familiar with Moodle, Pebblepad, etc.
  • Speaker: Student led session
  • 12:00 - 13:00 Lunch break
  • 13:00 – 13:30 G10 Knowledge Spa, Truro, Cornwall
  • Session: Introduction to Placement Learning and the Placement Fayre
  • Speaker: Adele Kane, Associate Head of School Placement Learning
  • 13:30 - 16:00 G10 Knowledge Spa, Truro, Cornwall
  • Session: UNISON / Royal College of Nursing
  • Speakers:  Union representatives
  • 13:00 - 16:00 G10 Knowledge Spa, Truro, Cornwall
  • Session: Placement Fayre: An opportunity to meet the placement providers for your nursing practice and find out more about the placement areas where you will undertake your nursing practice
  • Speakers: Placement providers, to include the placement areas below:
    Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
    Cornwall Foundation Trust
    Private, Voluntary and Independent health providers
    University Careers team
  • In addition representatives from the Royal College of Nursing and UNISON will be in attendance to provide you with information 

  • 16:00–17:00
  • Session: An opportunity to raise any queries
  • Speaker: Student Representatives
Over the weekend please take the opportunity to look at/undertake the following:

  • Moodle site
  • Select your basic life support and manual handling groups
  • POPPI website
  • Library pages
  • Timetable

Monday 23 September 2019
NRS410 Being an Accountable Professional, the first taught module commences on Monday 23 September 2019. Please make sure you have downloaded your timetable and know where you have to go.

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Occupational health

You will undertake a series of occupational health appointments over the next four months. It is important that you attend your designated occupational health appointment as this is a condition of attendance in placement areas.

Your first appointment will be scheduled on Tuesday 25 September 2019.

Your individual appointment date and time will be available during your first day at University. One of the rooms will be designated as a reception. Please report to the reception room in the first instance.

When attending your first appointment please ensure you bring a record of any immunisations you may have had. Please also be aware your first inoculation may also take place at this appointment and it is important that you have had something to eat prior to this appointment.

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 course in any email to occupational health.

plh-tr.OccHealth-preplacementscreening@nhs.net

Future occupational health appointment dates and times will be forwarded to you via your University email account.

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

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