School of Health Sciences

New book launched to support UG nursing students learning on placement

Jessica Mills, Senior Lecturer – Nursing Academic Programme and Course Lead –  Nursing BSc(Hons) and Darren Brand, Senior Lecturer in adult nursing,  have recently published a new book, mapped closely to Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) standards, it is designed to support pre-registration nursing students on their placements.   Our undergraduate nursing students spend 50% of their course learning…

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Are going to taster days worth it? What about one in podiatry?!

Last Thursday, a group of 6th form students from West Sussex, visited University of Brighton Leaf Hospital for a taster day to understand what Podiatry is and whether it is something that they would consider as a career. So what is Podiatry? It would appear that the common understanding of podiatry is that it’s all about…

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Placement providers sought for Occupational Therapy

We are now planning placements for the new academic year and so would appreciate offers for the following placements. Thank you

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Practice Placement Educators Courses for 2016/7 – Occupational Therapy

Practice Placement Educators Courses The practice educators’ courses for the next academic year will be: Falmer:            day 1 Sept 9th         day 2: April 5th Eastbourne:    day 1 Jan 18th          day 2: 17th May Eastbourne:    day 1 March 8th       …

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Placement Educator Update Day and Emerging- Role supervisors’ workshop

There will be a session on JULY 4th 2016 in the morning at Falmer for educators who want to hear about any changes to the course or familiarise themselves with the Brighton course, assessment, paperwork etc. This is useful for educators who have done their educators training at another university but want to know about…

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Practice Placement Educators Courses

The next practice educators’ course will be Eastbourne Day 1: 9th March                        Day 2: 13th July Day one will include theory, practical tasks and information related to practice education for the two OT courses at Brighton. Participants will then be required to take a student for at least one placement before returning for a second…

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