to Nursing Info Pack (60 pages)
includes a comprehensive list
of colleges in the United Kingdom where Access to
Nursing courses can be formally undertaken.
of the Student Nurse
of Professional Conduct
Common Foundation Programme
A career for you - General Nursing
A career for you - Mental Health Nursing
A career for you - Learning Disability Nursing
Criteria for Initial Entry to Nursing
These courses can
be purchased separately at £60 each including P&P. See
application form. Please
note that with the Access to Nursing Preparatory Course
you also get the following:
to Nursing Info Pack (60 pages)
includes a comprehensive list of
colleges in the United Kingdom where Access to Nursing
courses can be formally undertaken, Nursing
Application Procedure, Interview
Management Techniques, Role
of the Student Nurse, Code
of Professional Conduct, The
Common Foundation Programme, Nursing:
A career for you - General Nursing, Nursing:
A career for you - Mental Health Nursing, Nursing:
A career for you - Learning Disability Nursing, Health
Criteria for Initial Entry to Nursing, and
This programme prepares
prospective students wishing to undertake the Access to
The course allows participants
to build on or recall their numeracy and literacy skills.
Gives opportunities to understand types of exercises
in Test Papers.
Four major components consisting
Basic Arithmetic- NUMERACY
Calculations using fractions,
Decimals and percentages, simple measurements and estimations.
Exercises in English Comprehension
- Simulated exercises to give confidence in completing
comprehension passages and questions against a time
Exercises in the everyday
use of English.
word recognition and meaning.
Abstract Reasoning: This
involves verbal reasoning questions.
Develop understanding of
concept and skills to complete exercises in timed period.
NURSING CARE ORIENTATIONS:
It allows good exposure
to nursing and forms evidence/portfolio gathering to
facilitate interviews to nursing schools.
The programme is suitable
for those wishing to study nursing in the UK but do
not have the necessary academic requirements.
Participants are expected to take the simulated
On completion of the overall
course, the participants will take the Access to Nursing
course which is held formally at a college near you.
The programme will facilitate
the participants ability in areas of Knowledge and learning
while preparing them very quickly for the Access to
On studying the Access to
Nursing Preparatory Test you will be thoroughly prepared
to undertake the Access to Nursing course at a college
CORE CURRICULUM TOPICS INCLUDE:
Mental Health Reform
The Health and Safety at
Work Act. - general introduction
Health and Safety at Work
- responsibilities and application of the law
Control of Substances Hazardous
to Health (COSHH)
Infection and its' control
Recording of Diseases and
Dangerous Occurrences (RIDDOR)
Ergonomics - Theory
Equality, Diversity and
Principles of Good Practice
Abuse and Aggression
Communicating with the
Within this programme,
we also offer a preparatory course for Basic Skills
Test. The course enables participants to build on or
recall their literacy and numeracy skills in preparation for
All four components of
the test are covered:
Our Home-Study Access to Nursing Preparatory
Correspondence Course comes in the form of a 110-page
interactive workbook with assignments and tests.
As you are aware you can apply for nurse
training in the UK if you pass the formal Access to
Nursing course as no GCSEs are required.
Complete the Access to Nursing Preparatory Correspondence
Course and you will sail through the multiple choice
questions on which the test is based.
Give yourself the advantage of private coaching and
you will have a far better chance of success - five
times better than the average unprepared candidate.
The prepared candidate enters the examination room with
real confidence knowing that he/she has been trained
to answer quickly with an "examination technique" that gives him/her a head start to candidates
who have left things to chance. The Home-Study
Access to Nursing Correspondence Course is designed
for all walks of life - from practising
nurses to young and mature people. After all,
you would want to pass the very first time as your future
depends on it.
The following components are included in the Access to
Nursing Preparatory Correspondence Course:
Maths, English and IQ test in the interactive course
assignments with model answers providing practice.
Mock test paper for marking/assessment.
Written by experts in the Home-Study learning method.
hours study in armchair comfort.
The PRE-NURSING COURSE is aimed at people
who want to start the Nursing Diploma Course (Project
2000) but have not perhaps studied for several years.
It can be taken as a refresher course
by candidates with 5 GCSEs or those who have passed
the Access to Nursing course or about to take the Access
to Nursing course.
It is a natural follow-on from the Access
to Nursing Course and may count as evidence of recent
The course gives a real insight into
the essential study skills covered in nurse training.
The course is a home-study
package, with all the advantages such systems allow,
i.e. flexibility of study, no travelling involved, you
work at your own pace.
The course is divided into three self-contained A4 workbooks:
WORKBOOK 1- ESSAY WRITING AND MATHS MODULE:
Aspects of essay writing and the various types of writing
(creative, informative, essay, etc..).
This section is very important because
nurse training involves a lot of essay writing.
The Maths section covers basic number
skills and includes the key topic of metric units (SI
units) and simple drug dosage calculations.
2 - ASPECTS OF SOCIOLOGY AND PSYCHOLOGY:
Thee topics are studied early on in nurse training.
Our course aims to develop your thought
stimulation and act as a springboard for further studies.
You will learn that health and social
welfare go hand in hand.
The psychology module covers personality
types and what can happen when things go wrong (abnormal
WORKBOOK 3 - ASPECTS OF PHYSIOLOGY AND COMMUNICATION:
Physiology (human biology) and related anatomy (structures
of the body) are covered in this section.
It provides a firm basis for further
studies as appropriate to nursing.
The communication module highlights that
effective communication between the nurse and patient/client
is an integral and essential part of modern nursing.
Each workbook contains in-text questions, with answers,
to check your knowledge and understanding as you progress
through the course.
The course requires about 20-40 hours
of study, however, you can take as long as you wish.
PREPARATORY CARE SKILLS COURSE
Home-Study Preparatory Care Skills Course is intended
for people who wish to learn more about care work
in hospitals, clinics and nursing homes.
covers the patients physical comfort, mobility,
continence, nutrition and personal hygiene, with
special reference to elderly care.
for new or prospective Nursing students.
with the Home-Study Pre-Nursing Course.
enhance interview skills.
give you an in-depth knowledge of what to
expect during training.
prepare you for the training of your choice.
prepares you for your Nursing interview and
you ahead of your peer group as you know what
to expect when you attend the formal interview
and when you start your training.
with many important topics such as Care Plans,
Caring for People etc
must if you are seriously contemplating Nursing
note that all courses are for self-assessment