Coventry University program

Contemporary Issues in Nursing

Work with learners from all over the globe to explore the critical issues faced by nurses today.

This program is part of the MSc Nursing degree offered by Coventry University

Develop your knowledge of contemporary issues in nursing

This program critically interprets the role of the nurse within socio-cultural, economic and political contexts. You will explore the nature and application of the knowledge base for nursing practice and analyse the contribution of the nurse to health in a range of settings.

You will use research findings in conjunction with your own experiences to examine factors which may influence nursing practice, including organisation of healthcare, professional regulation and autonomy, professional culture and identity.

Courses

5 courses

This program contains a portfolio, where you'll be able to gather your work and get feedback from course educators.

Delivered by expert academics

Coventry secured a gold rating in the UK Government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is the University of the Year for Student Experience 2019 in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

Please note that the staff described in the 'Who will you learn with?' section below may be subject to change.

Who will you learn with?

A senior nurse specialising in the care of patients with renal and urological disorders. 20 years experience in education, including in South Africa. MSc Nursing Course Director online and on campus.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this program, you should be able to:

  • Evaluate the development and application of findings from multiple sources of evidence to the organisation and delivery of nursing care
  • Examine critically the impact and potential of policy and interventions on care quality in nursing within an identified national context
  • Critically analyse the influence of social organisation on professional nursing practice

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