Skip to 0 minutes and 6 secondsEverybody will, at some points in their lives, have contact with a nurse. Health is of interest to us all, and nurses are a large and influential part of worldwide health care delivery. If you have an interest in nursing, its impact, diversity, and contribution to quality of life, then this course is for you. My name is Dennis Parkinson, and I am a nurse. I teach nursing at the University of Liverpool, a city with a longstanding connection to the development of nursing and an ongoing commitment to the future of nursing. This course will take you on a journey from the past to the future of nursing.
Skip to 0 minutes and 42 seconds You will explore Liverpool's historical connection to nursing, and also find out more about nursing where you and your fellow learners live. We can learn from the past to shape the future. You will find out about modern nursing and how the profession contributes to today's world. There will be opportunities to explore varied aspects of the nursing profession through interact with leading nurses and experts in their field. The journey will then take you around the world as nursing as a global profession is explored. We will discuss the influence and experiences of nurses in a variety of global contexts, and there will be an opportunity to communicate with and interact with like-minded individuals with an interest in nursing from around the world.
Skip to 1 minute and 26 seconds This is a unique opportunity to learn from and with a global community. Our journey will then take us past the present day to explore the potential future of nursing. As health care technology develops and communication becomes easier, the future will bring change. Nurses will do more with more to improve health care. We will look at the benefits and challenges of these changes and debate the ethical issues involved. The course is about nursing and its place in the modern world. If you want to know more about nursing and how nurses care for people, then this course is an ideal opportunity for you.