School Nurse Training

School Nurse Training

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Learn how to work with schools and families to improve the health and wellbeing of children and young people. This course covers the school nurse’s role in the education system as both a service provider and educator to improve the health of defined social groups and populations. It also explores the foundations of child psychology and development. You will learn how to devise, plan and implement health-promoting strategies and social models in relation to public health practices. Discover toplevel teaching methodologies, theoretical foundations of nursing, nursing research and healthcare economics. You will also explore the legal and ethical issues in school health and use evidencebased and reflective practices in leadership, administration and management, critical to school health nurse practitioner.

Please note: This course only gives you the theoretical knowledge that you need to excel in this field. This School Nurse Training doesn’t entitle you to practise as a professional in this specific field.

Highlights of the School Nurse Training course:

  • Gain a good comprehension of the skills and qualifications needed to become a certified school nurse.
  • Learn about the crucial role school nurses play in the education system as both a service provider and educator.
  • Understand how to give immunisations, vaccinations and adequately carry out developmental screening.
  • Know how to support children with medical needs or children with mental health issues.
  • Develop your knowledge of how to conduct a child health assessment.
  • Get equipped with a thorough understanding of health education, including various health-promoting activities, and the role of school nurses in health education.
  • Discover a detailed overview of the role of school nurses in rendering first aid.
  • Learn how to successfully promote healthy living, including exploring adolescent sexuality and mental health issues.
  • Understand how to raise awareness of different health issues, including drug use, school violence, child abuse, and more.
  • Become qualified to work closely with schools and families to promote the health and wellbeing of children and young people.

Course design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Video lessons
  • Online study materials
  • Mock exams
  • Multiple-choice assessment

Method of Assessment

To assess your learning, you have to participate in an automated multiple choice question exam. You have to score at least 60% to pass the exam and to qualify for CPD accredited certificates. After passing the exam, you will be able to apply for a certificate.

In addition, to enhance the depth of your knowledge regarding the course and further assess your learning, you are advised to complete the assignment questions provided at the end of the course, which you can complete anytime you wish. After submitting the assignment, our expert tutor will assess your assignment and will give you feedback on your performance.


CPD Certification from One Education

After successfully completing the MCQ assessment, you will qualify for the CPD Certificate from One Education, as proof of your continued professional development. Certification is available in PDF format, at the cost of £9, or a hard copy can be sent to you via post, at the cost of £15.

Why study this course

Whether you’re an existing practitioner or aspiring professional, this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and an accredited qualification attesting to your knowledge.

The School Nurse Training is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.

Course Curriculum

School Nurse Training
Module 1: Introduction to Nursing 00:17:00
Module 2: Understanding the Growth and Development of Children 00:29:00
Module 3: Introduction to Nursery Nurse 00:18:00
Module 4: Observation and Assessment of Children in the Early Years Setting 00:23:00
Module 5: Curriculum and Developing Early Learning 00:30:00
Module 6: Play and Learning in Children’s Education 00:31:00
Module 7: Working with Children Having Special Needs 00:29:00
Module 8: Promoting Equality, Diversity and Inclusive Practice in Early Years of Learning 00:30:00
Module 9: Health and Safety of Children in the Early Years 00:38:00
Module 10: Safeguarding, Protection and Welfare of Young Children 00:29:00
Module 11: Hygiene in Nursing 00:30:00
Module 12: Working in Partnership with Parents and Carers 00:22:00
Assignment – School Nurse Training 00:00:00

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