Adult Nursing taster session

In our exciting adult Nursing taster session, you'll learn how the heart works, the dangers and causes of heart disease and, importantly, how to prevent heart disease. You'll hear from the Programme lead and current students on the course and have a chance to ask any questions you may have.

Three students sit looking at a monitor whilst taking their blood pressure

Adult Nursing: Preparing a Patient for a Procedure

This Adult Nursing taster session will take place at our Clinical Skills Centre at Sam Fox House, Northern General Hospital, which includes mock clinical wards, resuscitation suites, simulated theatres and teaching rooms.

We'll begin with a short theory session, to prepare you before the practical activities begin. Once you're ready, we will be taking a patient's Vital Signs Observations including pulse, temperature, oxygen saturations, blood pressure and respiratory rate, while documenting these details.

You'll then have the chance to apply a pair of TED stockings and insert a naso-gastric tube, using the manikins.

We'll then debrief and evaluate the clinical procedures and finish the session with a Q&A with academic staff and current students. 

Please note that you should wear flat shoes to attend this taster day.

When: Friday 24th February 2023, 13.00pm - 16.00pm

Age Group: Year 12 and Year 13, BTEC students and Mature students

Suitable for: BBB at A-Level*

*Alternative qualifications can be found on the Adult Nursing course page. 


Please note that this is an approximate schedule and is subject to change.

Time Activity
13.00pm Welcome and registration
13.15pm Getting prepared - Theory session
14.00pm Short break
14.15pm Clinical Skills - Practical session
15.30pm Debrief & Evaluation and Q&A

Apply to attend

Please note that the closing date for applications is Sunday 5th February

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