You will complete 1,680 hours of clinical supervised practice throughout your programme, each placement lasting from 4-10 weeks. This includes an elective placement and a final, management placement.
You will experience a range of settings including medical, surgical, acute care and community nursing. Placements will be in NHS trusts and local private or independent healthcare providers, mainly across Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire.
During placements, you will be supported by experienced clinical mentors (practice supervisors) and participate in student forums.
There is an 'elective placement' in the second year which you will arrange yourself, with some support from the school. This is an opportunity to get a deeper understanding of nursing, in an area that you're most interested in personally.
Previous students have spent their elective placement in another country, the prison service or neonatal units. A small number of students have also been successful in finding a placement with the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) and the Department of Health and Social Care
Please note, the elective placement is self-funded.