Open Study College

Principles of Nursing Practice and Health and Social Care Level 3

Open Study College
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Description

Are you interested in looking after people? Then this bundle is for you. Develop your knowledge and understanding in nursing practice and health and social care, from home!

This course will enable 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
Understand the range of settings in which social care takes place, and the different roles and types of work available within the healthcare system
Study the universal principles of care that are relevant to a wide range of rewarding careers, including social workers, nurses, health visitors, carers and paramedics
Develop a detailed understanding of the communication skills and safeguarding procedures necessary to work safely and professionally within the social care system


All course materials will be delivered to you by post or received online, so it couldn't be easier. Our experienced and friendly tutors will help you every step of the way.

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies, so you can work at your own pace. Completed coursework can be delivered by post or via email, so handing in an assignment is simple.

Boost your career opportunities and equip yourself with the skills you need for your long term success. Home learning is simple and stress-free, so enrol with us today!

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4.5
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Former Student
4.5 05/12/2016
What I would highlight: I truly like my course, content is so intriguing and great that I am constantly eager to examine, regardless of the possibility that its elusive a period now and again by being full time mum. Coach support is splendid, so far I have utilized it twice and found my solutions inside a couple of days. I am a nursery educator qualified in my nation of origin. I have as of now prescribed OSC to the companions. It is an incredible approach to enhance our insight.
What could be improved: Nothing.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)
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What you'll learn on the course

Nutrition
Midwifery
Infection
Risk Assessment
Psychology
Data Protection
Quality
Physiology
Communication Skills
Materials
Health and Social Care
Nurse training
Nursing Practice
IT risk
Record Keeping
Quality Training
Communication Training
Skills Communication
Common Induction Standards

Course programme

Nursing Practice Level 3

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

Health and Social Care Level 3

Unit 1: Health and Social Care

  • The Care Quality Commission
  • Nursing and Midwifery Council
  • Care settings
  • Hospitals
  • Care homes (nursing and non-nursing)
  • Domiciliary care
  • Supported living
  • Sheltered accommodation
  • Day centre care
  • Retirement villages
  • Personal Development Plan

Unit 2: Training in the Health and Social Care Setting

  • Training in the health and social care setting
  • Quality Framework Credits
  • Nurse Training
  • Roles in nursing
  • Other professionals involved in health and social care
  • Multiagency working
  • Benefits of Multiagency working

Unit 3: Legislation and Policy in Health and Social Care

  • Occupational standards
  • Common induction standards
  • Principles of Care for Nursing
  • Record Keeping
  • Standards for Record Keeping
  • Equality and Diversity Legislation
  • Case studies
  • Key legislation

Unit 4: Communication Confidentiality and Safeguarding

  • Principles of person-centred care
  • Holistic care
  • Communication
  • Active Listening
  • Non-verbal communication
  • Types of non-verbal communication
  • Confidentiality
  • Safeguarding
  • Types of abuse
  • What to do when abuse is suspected

Unit 5: Physiology and Management of Diseases

  • Applying understanding to practice
  • The heart
  • Prevention
  • Management of the service user
  • Diabetes
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Dementia
  • Caring for a person with dementia
  • Respiratory disease (COPD)

Unit 6: Universal Principles of Care

  • Principles of the prevention and control of infection
  • Hand hygiene
  • Giving personal care
  • Food hygiene
  • Nutrition
  • Handling and moving
  • Risk Assessment
  • Managing Challenging Behaviour
  • Handling medicines

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