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Nursing at Solent

Make a difference and have a rewarding career helping others in the NHS and private settings across primary and secondary care.

Nurses are key to delivering healthcare in the UK, and you can be part of a world-class leading health service.

At Solent, our students in adult nursing practice and mental health nursing are set up to have excellent career prospects – being taught by our lecturing team who have specialist teaching and clinical experience. Our courses are accredited by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), ensuring you have the best start to working in a clinical practice setting, while access to our state-of-the-art simulation nursing ward offers the opportunity to practise acute patient care in a clinical environment.

Adult nursing practice students study clinical skills training, nursing assessment and care planning, inter-agency and inter-professional working, evidence-based practice and public health initiatives.

Mental health nursing students analyse and critique modern mental health approaches and treatment modalities, including the medical model, psychotherapeutic approaches, anthropological understanding of health beliefs, public health approaches and the social determinants of health, among other ideas and concepts.

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Nursing students can expect facilities to be prepared for a clinical environment.

This includes a simulated nursing ward, bathroom and kitchen that reflect acute patient care, as well as a community facility that includes a waiting room, GP consultation room, treatment room and care home room.

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