RCN2020 event: Nursing student internship in care homes

22 Sep 2020 13:00 - 14:00



Hosted by RCN Older People’s Forum.

Northumbria University runs an internship programme that is a tripartite arrangement between the university, care homes and NHS services. The programme offers the chance for nursing student to gain the aptitude and skill for the complexity of gerontological care. 

This event will showcase one nurse’s experiences of the programme and share the benefits and lessons learned so far to help remove barriers to, and increase the profile of, older people's nursing.

Aimed at nursing students, practitioners, educators and management and recruitment personnel. Delegates will gain enhanced knowledge of the older person’s life course, transitions in care, and realities of integrated multidisciplinary working.

We only have limited places available for each session so please only book a place if you are certain you can attend. If you book but then cannot attend, please do cancel your place so we can make it available for another member. Please cancel your place by calling 02920 546 460 or emailing eventsreg@rcn.org.uk

Dedicated technical support will be available for 30 minutes prior to this event and for the first 30 minutes of this event.

Our event session will be recorded and available to watch again after the event behind our member log in.

Find out what other debates and events we are hosting as part of RCN2020.





Read through the information about the event before joining the online meeting attending 

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Joining the fringe event:
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