The programme aims to produce compassionate, competent and confident Nursing Associates who will qualify with a Level 5 Foundation Degree. They will be able to deliver a wide range of skills including; clinical, care and inter-personal. These are underpinned by a systematic knowledge base.
The Nursing Associate Curriculum Framework requires Learning Outcomes to be met of the following 8 Domains:
Domain 1: Professional values and parameters of practice
Domain 2: Person-centred approaches to care
Domain 3: Delivering care
Domain 4: Communication and interpersonal skills
Domain 5: Team working and leadership
Domain 6: Duty of care, candour, equality and diversity
Domain 7: Supporting learning and assessment in practice
Domain 8: Research, development and innovation
These are presented as:
• Knowledge to be acquired and applied
• Practical skills to be demonstrated
• Attitudes and behaviours to be consistently displayed
You will be able to practice safely and effectively within their parameters of practice, demonstrating appropriate values and behaviours in a wide range of health and care settings and meet the NMC Standards of Proficiency.