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Principles of Nursing Practice Level 3

Course Code: ABC960

Course Overview

Develop your skills and understanding of the principles of nursing practice, from home!

This course will allow you to:

  • Understand the basic principles of nursing practice
  • Be able to apply basic nursing principles to practical contexts
  • Explore the core values and standards associated with basic nursing practice and care delivery
  • Investigate psychological and social aspects of nursing practice and care delivery

This course will allow you to study when and where you want, at your own pace. All coursework can be submitted by either post or email making it easier and hassle-free.

All of the materials will be delivered to you, by post or via email, so it couldn’t be easier. Our experienced and friendly tutors are always a click away by email, giving you advice and helping you through your course.

Develop your interest and knowledge by enrolling now and join the 60,000 students that have already done so.

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Course Content

  • Unit 1: Context, values, principles and accountability
    • Development of nursing principles
    • Key legislation and policy
    • Ethical principles of care
    • Accountability
    Unit 2: Communication
    • Key models of communication
    • Communication skills
    • Communication methods
    • Barriers
    • Reflective practice
    Unit 3: Essential anatomy and physiology
    • Anatomy and physiology
    • Conditions
    • Homeostasis
    • Homeostasis and wellbeing
  • Unit 4: Psychology of care
    • Psychology of wellbeing
    • Sick role
    • Service user involvements and perspectives
    • Supported psychologically
    Unit 5: Core skills part 1
    • Procedure for taking a pulse, temperature and blood pressure readings
    • Breathing rates
    • Urinalysis and blood glucose monitoring
    • Key measurements and readings
    Unit 6: Core skills part 2
    • Key priorities
    • Delivery of personal care is delivered
    • Record keeping, data protection and care plans
    • Assessment and reporting

Other Information

  • Assessment

    This course is assessed by a series of assignments, which are submitted to your tutor for marking.

    Course Duration

    This course will take you 12 months to complete.

  • Study Method

    You will study this course by distance learning, which will enable you to learn when and where you want. You can study from home or at work; it is completely up to you. All your materials will be posted or emailed to you online, whichever you choose. You will also receive our award-winning tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!

    Course Outcomes

    At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (This lists details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).

    The course itself has been designed by Open Study College to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements. The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. This means Open Study College have undergone external quality checks to ensure that the organisation and the courses’ it offers meet a high standard. Regular reviews of our courses are carried out as part of the endorsement process.

    The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification, but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards your Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.

    The course depth and study has been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual.

    ABC Awards are a national awarding organisation that have years of experience in developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF) for all ages and abilities post-14.

course questions & answers

What skills are needed to enrol in this course?

You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course.

Is there a time limit for the completion of this course?

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. It is truly flexible and is designed to be adaptable around your lifestyle and other commitments.

What is included in the cost of my course?
  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE NUS Extra card worth £12.00
  • FREE CV writing service
  • *Comprehensive study guide
  • *Exclusive Open Study College Pen
  • *Student study planner
  • *Three colour highlighter
  • *Student notebook
  • *Document wallet

* Not included with the online study option

How do I get my work assessed?

You will send your work to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded your Principles of Nursing Practice Level 3 Certification.

What do i do if i still have questions?

For further information please contact us.

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