date_range Starts on March 28, 2016
event_note End date April 1, 2016
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assignment Level : Introductive
label Nursing
chat_bubble_outline Language : English
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timer 12 hours in total

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Take a journey from the past to the future of nursing with this free online course. Explore nursing’s impact on quality of life.

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Syllabus

Health is the most important thing we have, and nurses are at the forefront of healthcare delivery in a rapidly changing world. This is a central message of this free online course, which takes you on a journey from the past to the future of nursing. Explore nursing’s history and impact today Over four weeks, we will consider how historical developments in the city of Liverpool continue to impact on nursing today. You will also consider and share how developments in your region have influenced nursing. Our focus then moves to modern, innovative nursing, which has a direct impact on the quality of people’s lives in the UK. Next, we look at global nursing and how innovation in nursing is truly international. The course finishes with glimpses into the future, to see how nursing can evolve, considering the ethical issues that will inform the responsible growth of our profession. Join a global network of nursing professionals The course is the first of its kind, offering a unique opportunity to become part of a global network of healthcare professionals. You will learn from and interact with like-minded individuals from around the world. Led by educators from the School of Health Sciences at the University of Liverpool, the course features individual contributions from some of the UK’s leading nursing professionals, including: Jane Cummings, Chief Nursing Officer for England Andrea Spryropoulos, President of the Royal College of Nursing. You can read more about the course in this blog post by lead educator, Denis Parkinson.
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Instructors

  • Denis Parkinson
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Platform

Futurelearn

FutureLearn is a massive open online course (MOOC) learning platform founded in December 2012.

It is a company launched and wholly owned by The Open University in Milton Keynes, England. It is the first UK-led massive open online course learning platform, and as of March 2015 included 54 UK and international University partners and unlike similar platforms includes four non-university partners: the British Museum, the British Council, the British Library and the National Film and Television School.

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