Why study Learning Disability Nursing?

Hear from our nursing students why they chose to study Learning Disability Nursing. 

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We spoke to some of our Learning Disability Nursing students about why they chose to study the course at BCU,  watch the video below to find out more.

Why did you choose to study Learning Disability Nursing?

I wanted to be a Learning Disability Nurse as I previously worked with adults who have learning disabilities and I wanted to see how I could offer them more support.

What do you enjoy most about the course?

Through this course and on placement you learn confidence and academic skills to provide the best care available to those individuals. This course is very inspiring.

What support is available to students?

You will get great support from your tutors and peers, you will also gain lots of experiences through your placements as you can work with lots of different service users with a range of needs.

What can you do with a degree in learning disability nursing? 

You can work in a prison, in a school, forensic units, wards and care homes to name a few. There are so many things you can go into after you have qualified. 

What advice would you give to those considering the course?

Get as much information as you can, come to an open day to talk to lecturers and students, and try and get some experience in a general health setting. 

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