Short Courses in Medicine & Health



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Nursing students gain knowledge in many disciplines closely related to medicine and discover a diverse approach towards the field. They specialise either in hospital or private practice and focus on families, individuals and communities. The academic schedule contains health and public health sciences, theory and techniques for treatments, as well as procedures and rules of best practices. However, theory and research have a high importance in the programme.

Students learn nursing in medical graduate schools, which usually collaborate with hospitals and other health institutions. Nursing degrees lead to a profession that involves the art and science of providing specific services to humankind and establishing long-lasting standards of practice.

During a Master’s degree in nursing, student have the option to specialize in paediatrics, neonatal nursing, women’s or mental health, communities, adult-gerontology or in the family-related field. These sub-disciplines help the student to decide whether to work in a hospital or for private practice. Some of the fields with high career potential in nursing are related to adults, children, mental health, communities, public health, practice education and the academic environment.

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Suggested Short Courses in Nursing

Certificate Pediatric Oncology Nursing

The Pediatric Oncology Nursing course is offered at Utrecht Summer School. Due to its modular outline, we also use the knowledge and concepts of our international guest speakers who are invited to give lectures in affiliated topics and of the participating students. This course combines nursing practice and science in pediatric oncology with a focus on integrated care.

Short Course Nursing and Midwifery Council

This is a preparatory programme to guide students in advance of taking the UK Nursing and Midwifery Council registration tests.The Nursing and Midwifery Council programme is offered by the Coventry University.

United Kingdom
Short Course Skin Infections and Infestations in Children

Recurrent skin infection and infestations in children has been identified as a significant child health issue within New Zealand. Poverty, lack of time, access, poor knowledge and transportation are some of the factors that have led to this health issue being more prevalent within lower socioeconomic groups. Access to these vulnerable groups can be readily achieved by nurses who are often the first contact health care provider.

New Zealand