The BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing degree course at the University of West London offers a rewarding and challenging career, enabling you to make a real difference to people's lives. You will work with adults of all ages, who may have one or more long or short-term physical/mental health conditions. These could include: - heart disease - arthritis - dementia - diabetes - cancer - injuries (caused by an accident, for example). As a student studying adult nursing you will achieve a BSc (Hons) Nursing and become registered as an Adult Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. You will learn how to observe patients and assess their needs. You will develop the knowledge and skills to plan and deliver the most appropriate care for them (underpinned by current research findings) and evaluate the results, in both hospital and out of hospital settings. You will learn how to help people stay independent and maximise their well-being, improving their health outcomes and also care for people as they reach the end of their lives. Importantly, you'll learn how to communicate with compassion and build relationships with patients, their carers and families, to provide a positive care experience. Your aim will be to improve patients' quality of life and deliver high quality care. You'll need to take lots of factors into account and juggle many priorities to get the best possible outcomes for patients. This will include working effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team, for example with: - Doctors - Physiotherapists - occupational therapists - social workers. This exciting course will also allow you to develop a broad range of skills including, teaching, leadership and management. Finally, you will reflect the values of the NHS Constitution and the 6 Cs: - Care - Compassion - Competence - Communication - Courage - Commitment. We have a 98.9% employment rate (Source 2014-15 DLHE), with many graduates gaining employment in local Trusts/healthcare organisations. Following graduation, you may wish to undertake further study to enhance your clinical knowledge and skills, in specialist areas of care delivery. Reasons to choose University of West London: • You will benefit from a fantastic range of high-tech, innovative teaching resources, making your learning fun and engaging. • Our teaching staff are highly committed, passionate, subject specialists, with clinical currency, who will be there to support you during your course. • All our students have a personal tutor who will guide and advise you throughout your academic life. You'll also have access to the University's mentoring service. • You will be given regular, personalised feedback on your progress in theory and practice, helping you to succeed. • We have achieved the highest external ratings for the quality of our pre-registration Nursing courses and have been shortlisted for 3 awards at the Student Nursing Times Awards 2016. The September 2017 intake of this course will run subject to viable numbers.