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So, you want to be a nurse? A brief introduction to nursing
So, you want to be a nurse? A brief introduction to nursing

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So, you want to be a nurse? A brief introduction to nursing

Introduction

This free course, So, you want to be a nurse? A brief introduction to nursing, will give you an insight into nursing in the UK and its place globally.

A worldwide pandemic (COVID-19) has shone a spotlight on health services and those who work within them. This includes nurses who make up the largest occupational group in the health sector. But what does it mean to be a nurse? How do people become Registered Nurses in the UK and what does their education programme look like? What types of roles are nurses in the UK working in and how do you decide if nursing is for you?

This course will explore all these things and more. As you work your way through the sections and activities, you will learn more about nursing today and where your place within the family of nursing might be.

This OpenLearn course is produced in association with Open University courses in Nursing and healthcare [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] .