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.
FutureLearn est une plate-forme d'apprentissage proposant des formations en ligne ouvertes à tous (MOOC)
Fondée en Décembre 2012, la société est entièrement détenue par l'Open University à Milton Keynes, en Angleterre.
Elle est la 1ère plateforme offrant des MOOC au Royaume-Uni, avec à son actif plus d'une cinquantaine d'universités partenaires provenant du Royaume Uni mais aussi du reste du monde.
FutureLearn se différencie également par des partenariats avec des entités non-universitaires comme le British Museum, le British Council, la British Library et la national Film and Television School.