07/04/2021

Categories: Nursing and Midwifery, Undergradute

5 Facts about Nursing That You Never Knew

There’s never been a more important time to be a nurse, but there’s so much we don’t know about our saviours. Here are 5 fun facts about nurses that may surprise you.

Are you a student of nursing or midwifery? The global pandemic has put a lot of strain on this field of medicine. But the students at the University of Bolton stand together, and stand strong.

Whether you’re new to nursing or looking for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) nursing courses, it’s important to celebrate what you do. Getting conversations started is step one, and this will highlight the need to nurture and support people in this profession.

Knowledge is everything. And the more people know about nurses, the better. Here are some interesting facts about nursing to share with the world and get people talking.

 

1. Nurses make up over half of all medical students!

Becoming a nurse is one of the most rewarding jobs you can have within the medical world, and there’s a great student community for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate students.

Across the NHS, there are around 330,000 nurses and midwives (compared to around 150,000 doctors). And this year, there has been a record number of students applying for nursing courses due to the impact of COVID-19.

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BSc (Hons) BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adults) [Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust]
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) BSc (Hons) Midwifery (Pre-registration)
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
120
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult) [Bolton NHS Foundation Trust]
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult) [Bradford Satellite Nursing Centre]
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult) [Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust]
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult) [Petroc College Satellite Nursing Centre]
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult) [Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust]
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) BSc (Hons) Nursing (Children)
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
112
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practice
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
112
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) BSc (Hons) Community Specialist Practice (District Nursing) HE6 top-up
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) BSc (Hons) Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting) with Integrated Nurse Prescribing
Full-time
Mode of study
52 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) BSc (Hons) Nursing - Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) BSc (Hons) Nursing- Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship (Mental Health)
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practice (Degree Apprenticeship)
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration

University of Bolton

FdSc FdSc Nursing Associate
Full-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

University of Bolton

FndCert FndCert Fast-track to Higher Education (Nursing)
Full-time
Mode of study
9 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

MA MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism)
Full-time
Mode of study
12 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MA MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism): Extended
Full-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

University of Bolton

PgDip PgDip Community Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
Full-time
Mode of study
12 months
Duration

University of Bolton

PgDip PgDip Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting) with Integrated Nurse Prescribing
Full-time
Mode of study
12 months
Duration

University of Bolton

PD PD Professional Doctorate in Health and Social Care
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration

University of Bolton

FdSc FdSc Nursing Associate (Higher Apprenticeship Route)
Full-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) BSc (Hons) Nursing - Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship
Part-time
Mode of study
56 months
Duration

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) BSc (Hons) Nursing- Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship (Mental Health)
Part-time
Mode of study
56 months
Duration

University of Bolton

FndCert FndCert Fast-track to Higher Education (Nursing)
Part-time
Mode of study
18 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

MA MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism)
Part-time
Mode of study
24 months
Duration

University of Bolton

PgDip PgDip Senior Leader: Health and Social Care
Part-time
Mode of study
30 months
Duration

University of Bolton

PD PD Professional Doctorate in Health and Social Care
Part-time
Mode of study
6 years
Duration

University of Bolton

Cert(CPD) Cert(CPD) Care of the Frail Adult (HE5)
Part-time
Mode of study
14 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) AdvDip(CPD) Adult Community Nursing Practice (HE6)
Part-time
Mode of study
14 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) AdvDip(CPD) Advanced Diploma in CPD - Preparation of Community Nurse Prescribers (V150) HE6
Part-time
Mode of study
20 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) AdvDip(CPD) Bereavement and Loss HE6
Part-time
Mode of study
14 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) AdvDip(CPD) Care of the Frail Adult (HE6)
Part-time
Mode of study
14 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) AdvDip(CPD) Clinical Skills for Community and General Practice Nursing Specific (Adult) (HE6)
Part-time
Mode of study
14 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) AdvDip(CPD) Clinical Skills for Community and General Practice Nursing Specific (Child) (HE6)
Part-time
Mode of study
14 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) AdvDip(CPD) Minor Injuries (HE6)
Part-time
Mode of study
14 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) AdvDip(CPD) Multidisciplinary End of Life Care (HE6)
Part-time
Mode of study
15 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) AdvDip(CPD) Non-Medical Independent and Supplementary Prescribing for Allied Health Professionals (HE6)
Part-time
Mode of study
26 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) AdvDip(CPD) Non-Medical Independent and Supplementary Prescribing for Nurses and Midwives (HE6)
Part-time
Mode of study
26 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) AdvDip(CPD) Paediatric Community Nursing (HE6)
Part-time
Mode of study
14 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) AdvDip(CPD) Principles of Adult Care Home Nursing (HE6)
Part-time
Mode of study
14 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) AdvDip(CPD) Clinical Skills for Community and General Practice Nursing Specific (Adult) (HE7)
Part-time
Mode of study
14 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) AdvDip(CPD) Adult Community Nursing Practice (HE7)
Part-time
Mode of study
14 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) AdvDip(CPD) Bereavement and Loss (HE7)
Part-time
Mode of study
14 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) AdvDip(CPD) Care of the Frail Adult (HE7)
Part-time
Mode of study
14 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) AdvDip(CPD) Clinical Skills for Community and General Practice Nursing Specific (Child) (HE7)
Part-time
Mode of study
14 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) AdvDip(CPD) Minor Injuries (HE7)
Part-time
Mode of study
14 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) AdvDip(CPD) Multidisciplinary End of Life Care (HE7)
Part-time
Mode of study
15 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) AdvDip(CPD) Non-Medical Independent and Supplementary Prescribing for Allied Health Care Professionals (HE7)
Part-time
Mode of study
26 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) AdvDip(CPD) Non-Medical Independent and Supplementary Prescribing for Nurses and Midwives (HE7)
Part-time
Mode of study
26 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) AdvDip(CPD) Non-Medical Independent and Supplementary Prescribing for Pharmacists (HE7)
Part-time
Mode of study
26 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) AdvDip(CPD) Paediatric Community Nursing (HE7)
Part-time
Mode of study
14 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) AdvDip(CPD) Principles of Adult Care Home Nursing (HE7)
Part-time
Mode of study
14 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc MSc Community Health Care Nursing (top-up)
Part-time
Mode of study
12 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc MSc Community Public Health Nursing (top-up)
Part-time
Mode of study
12 months
Duration

University of Bolton

PgDip PgDip Senior Leader: Health and Social Care (Degree Apprenticeship)
Part-time
Mode of study
30 months
Duration

University of Bolton

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