This programme prepares prospective candidates wishing
to sit the entry into the Nursing Test. The course allows
participants to build on or recall their numeracy and
literacy skills. Gives opportunities to understand types
of exercises in Test Papers.
Four major components consisting of:
Calculations using fractions, Decimals and percentages,
simple measurements and estimations.
Comprehension Skills-LITERACY MODULE
Exercises in English Comprehension - Simulated exercises
to give confidence in completing comprehension passages
and questions against a time schedule.
Exercises in the everyday use of English.
Sentence construction, word recognition and meaning.
Abstract Reasoning: This involves verbal reasoning questions.
Develop understanding of concept and skills to complete
exercises in timed period.
NURSING CARE ORIENTATIONS:
This involves a placement in a caring environment
It allows good exposure to nursing and forms evidence/portfolio
gathering to facilitate interviews to nursing schools.
The programme is suitable for those wishing to study
nursing in the UK but do not have the necessary academic
Applicants can undertake our Access to Nursing Preparatory
Course initially in order to formally take the Access
to Nursing Course at their nearest college.
Participants are expected to take the simulated exams.
On completion of the overall course, the participants
will undertake the Access to Nursing entry test and
Access to Nursing course.
The programme will facilitate the participants ability
in areas of Knowledge and learning while preparing them
very quickly for the Access to Nursing Test.
Mental Health Reform
The Health and Safety at Work Act. - general introduction
Health and Safety at Work - responsibilities and application
of the law
Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)
Infection and its' control
Recording of Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences (RIDDOR)
Ergonomics - Theory
Equality, Diversity and Rights
Principles of Good Practice
Abuse and Aggression
Communicating with the Elderly confused
Within this programme, NCSI also offer a preparatory
course for Basic Skills Test. The course enables participants
to build on or recall their literacy and numeracy skills
in preparation for the test.
All four components
of the test are covered:
Access to Nursing Preparatory Correspondence Course
comes in the form of a 110-page interactive workbook
with assignments and tests. As you are aware you
can apply for nurse training in the UK if you pass the
formal Access to Nursing course as no GCSEs are required.
Complete the Access to Nursing Preparatory Correspondence
Course and you will sail through the multiple choice
questions on which the test is based. Give yourself
the advantage of private coaching and you will have
a far better chance of success - five times better than
the average unprepared candidate.
prepared candidate enters the examination room with
real confidence knowing that he/she has been trained
to answer quickly with an "examination technique"
that gives him/her a head start to candidates who have
left things to chance. The Home-Study Access to
Nursing Correspondence Course is designed for people
for all walks of life - from practising nurses to young
and mature people. After all, you would want to
pass the very first time as your future depends on it.
following components are included in the Home-Study
Access to Nursing Preparatory Correspondence Course:
Basic Maths, English and IQ test in the interactive
Tutor assignments with model answers providing practice.
- Mock test paper for marking/assessment.
Written by experts in the Home-Study learning method.
12 hours study in armchair
PRE-NURSING COURSE is aimed at people who want to start
the Nursing Diploma Course (Project 2000) but have not
perhaps studied for several years. It can be taken as
a refresher course by candidates with 5 GCEs or those
who have passed the the DC TEST or about to take the
UKCC DC ENTRANCE TEST. It is a natural follow-on from
the Home-Study DC Test Correspondence Course and may
count as evidence of recent study.
course gives a real insight into the essential study
skills covered in nurse training.
course is a home-study package, with all the advantages
such systems allow, i.e flexibility of study, no travelling
involved, you work at your own pace.
course is divided into three self-contained A4 workbooks:
1- ESSAY WRITING AND MATHS MODULE:
of essay writing and the various types of writing (creative,
informative, essay, etc..). This section is very important
because nurse training involves a lot of essay writing.
The Maths section covers basic number skills and includes
the key topic of metric units (SI units) and simple
drug dosage calculations.
2 - ASPECTS OF SOCIOLOGY AND PSYCHOLOGY:
topics are studied early on in nurse training. Our course
aims to develop your thought stimulation and act as
a springboard for further studies. You will learn that
health and social welfare go hand in hand. The psychology
module covers personality types and what can happen
when things go wrong (abnormal psychology).
3 - ASPECTS OF PHYSIOLOGY AND COMMUNICATION:
(human biology) and related anatomy (structures of the
body) are covered in this section. It provides a firm
basis for further studies as appropriate to nursing.
The communication module highlights that effective communication
between the nurse and patient/client is an integral
and essential part of modern nursing.
workbook contains in-text questions, with answers, to
check your knowledge and understanding as you progress
through the course.
course requires about 20 hours of study, however, you
can take as long as you wish.
CARE SKILLS COURSE
Home-Study Preparatory Care Skills Course is intended
for people who wish to learn more about care work in
hospitals, clinics and nursing homes.
covers the patients physical comfort, mobility, continence,
nutrition and personal hygiene, with special reference
to elderly care.
new or prospective Nursing students.
with the Home-Study Pre-Nursing Course.
you an in-depth knowledge of what to expect during training.
you for the training of your choice
Psychologically prepares you for your Nursing interview
and Nursing/Midwifery training.
Puts you ahead of your peer group as you know what to
expect when you attend the formal interview and when
you start your training.
Deals with many important topics such as Care Plans,
Caring for People etc…
must if you are seriously contemplating Nursing as Career! and
apply for the Access
to Nursing Preparatory Course