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Child Nursing

Children's nurses place each child at the centre of their work and aim to 'assist the child or young person and their family to prevent or manage the physical, social, psychological and spiritual effects of a health problem or condition and it's treatment' (RCN 2003).

They work across a range of settings such as neonatal/paediatric intensive care units, ambulatory walk-in centres, schools, children's or district general hospitals or respite/palliative care teams based in communities.

STUDY child nursing

Our BSc (Hons) Child Nursing Degree is designed to equip you with the practical skills and academic knowledge to apply for registration to become a children's nurse.

Find out more about our BSc in Child Nursing

Placements

During your Child Nursing degree, you will experience a number of placements. During your placements, not only will you gain hands on experience, but you will also get to work in a range of environments.

Read more about placements for Child Nursing students

Graduate Stories

Our Child Nursing Graduates have gone on to work in a range of different environments in a number of varied roles. Learn more about what some of our School of Nursing alumni have gone on to do next.

Read our Graduates' Stories

 

Continuing Professional Development

There is a range of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) options available for employed health and social care professionals who would like to develop their skills and knowledge.

Learn more about our CPD options

Contact us

If you have any questions about studying Child Nursing at Canterbury Christ Church University, please get in touch.

Pathway Director: stella.lovell@canterbury.ac.uk

Admissions enquiries: francesca.daly@canterbury.ac.uk

 

100% of our most recent Child Nursing students were in jobs or further study six months after finishing their course

DLHE 2015-16

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Last edited: 06/09/2017 12:30:00