|School of Health Sciences
Continuing Professional Development
|The University of Nottingham is delighted to be able to offer international/EU students the opportunity to undertake a bespoke four or six week clinical practicum in a specialist clinical area relevant to their area of specialism within a local National Health Service Trust Hospital.
Students will complete a portfolio of evidence accredited by The University of Nottingham to support achievement of personal and professional goals.
The University of Nottingham has an impressive worldwide reputation for academic excellence and is part of the Russell Group of 20 leading Universities in the UK. The School of Health Sciences is ranked fifth in the UK in terms of its research power for Nursing and Midwifery.
The local NHS Trust Hospital is a major trauma centre and offers a range of clinical specialties, including:
Duration, Dates and Cost
(one week of academic study and four weeks of clinical practice)
(one week of academic study and six weeks of clinical practice)
Students provide a rationale for selecting the clinical placement area. The aims and objectives for the Clinical Practicum will be negotiated on an individual basis with students and in association with sponsors or employers (where appropriate).
Students will spend one week in the classroom completing governance training and discussion of clinical issues, followed by four or six weeks in a specialist clinical area.
Work under the supervision of an experienced clinical supervisor within the local hospital and receive individual support from an academic supervisor within the School of Health Sciences.
Students are required to submit a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate achievement of the aims/objectives during the Clinical Practicum. Ten credits at level 3 are awarded for a pass.
Students must be a registered nurse in their own country and hold an undergraduate diploma level (non-degree) qualification.
– 3 x Hepatitis B
– 2 x Measles, Mumps, Rubella
– 2 x Varicella
Students wishing to attend high risk exposure areas, such as midwifery will also need:
– Hepatitis B Surface Antibody
– Hepatitis C
How to Apply
Visit the Continuing Professional Development website.
For expressions of interest, or to find out more information, please contact either:
Chrissie Bousfield – Acting Director of Postgraduate Education and Clinical Practicum Leader)
Telephone: +44 (0) 115 82 30927
Lesley Dingley – Student Services Manager (Postgraduate and Continual Professional Development Programmes)
Telephone: +44 (0) 115 823 0811
We look forward to hearing from you.