Degree apprentices 2018-2019: Adult Nursing (Truro)
  • Truro, Knowledge Spa F31

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BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult) Year 2 direct entry – Truro

Welcome to the School of Nursing and Midwifery at University of Plymouth. You have already completed part of your nursing studies and are entering a further fascinating intellectual and professional journey to enable you to practice as a nurse. You will need to stay focused and work hard, but should also aim to enjoy your studies and make the most of your time as a member of the School of Nursing and Midwifery and the University.

The sessions scheduled below will give you the opportunity to find out more about the nursing course in Plymouth, the course documentation you will be using, timetables and meet some of the staff. You will also become familiar with the University of Plymouth both its campus and the services available to support you.

On behalf of the staff and students I welcome you to the University of Plymouth and look forward to meeting you.

Message from Louise Winfield, Interim Head of School of Nursing and Midwifery

There are a number of activities you need to complete before you start your studies with the University of Plymouth:

  • Complete online enrolment by Wednesday 5 September 2018
  • Complete photo upload by Wednesday 5 September 2018

The forms below are based on the University's open learning platform. You will be asked to create an account to enable you to complete the forms.

  • Complete the online uniform form by Wednesday 5 September 2018
  • Complete the online name badge form by Wednesday 5 September 2018
  • Complete the online self declaration form by Wednesday 5 September 2018

The documents below are available for information and download

  • Check list for all the activity you need to undertake
  • Key dates

Documents to bring with you on Thursday 6 September 2018

  • Passport (to enable you to collect your University card)
  • Any documents requested by the admissions team

Introductory timetable for direct entry students – Truro

Thursday 6 September 2018

  • 09.00- 10.00 Truro, Knowledge Spa F31

Session: introduction to the nursing course and welcome to the degree apprentice programme

Speaker: Lisa Attrill, Stage Lead

  • 10.00–12:00 Truro Knowledge Spa F31

Session: introduction to the nursing course, timetable and Year 2

Speaker: Lisa Attrill, Stage Lead

12:00–12.45 lunch break

  • 12.45 – 13.15 Knowledge Spa F31

Session: introduction programme administration and completion of enrolment

Speaker: programme administration team

 13.15 – 13.45 Knowledge Spa F31

Session: introduction to learning support/library services

Speaker: Anne Brown, Subject Librarian

·       13.45 – 14.45 Truro, Knowledge Spa F31

Session: introduction to digital learning: Moodle

Speaker: learning technologist

·       14.45 – 15.30 Knowledge Spa F31

Session: overview of support services, local support structures and processes

Speaker: Jacky Griffith, Field Lead, Lisa Attrill, Stage Lead

Friday 07 September 2018

  • 09.00 – 10.00 Knowledge Spa F31

Session: introduction to Pebblepad

Speaker: student and Lisa Attrill, Stage Lead

  • 10:00–11:00 Knowledge Spa F31

Session: student experience and tips form current direct entry student

Speaker: Sacha Sims, Student and Lisa Attrill, Stage Lead

11.00 – 11.30 coffee break

·       1130 – 13.00 Knowledge Spa F31

Session: Introduction to POPPI, eOAR, e-Timesheets, POW

Speaker: POPPI team

1300 – 1400 lunch break

  •      14.00 – 15.00 Knowledge Spa F31

Session: introductions to placements, placement development team and placement learning

Speaker: Linda Duggan, Placement Development Team Lead

Induction week – Year 2 – for all Year 2 adult nursing students based in Truro

Monday 10 September 2018

  •  11:00–12:00 Truro, Knowledge Spa, G10

Session: stepping up to level 5 study

Speaker: learning development team

There are no further booked sessions today. This time is reserved for highly direct study/reading

Tuesday 11 September 2018

  • 09.30 – 11.00 Truro, Knowledge Spa, G10

Session: introduction to Year 2

Speaker: Lisa Attrill, Stage Lead

11.00 – 11.15 coffee break

  • 11.15 – 13.15 Truro, Knowledge Spa, G10

Session: resilience workshop

13.15 – 14.00 lunch break

  • 14.00 – 15.00 Truro, Knowledge Spa, G10

Session: library update: sourcing good materials

Speaker: Anne Brown, Subject Librarian

Wednesday 12 September 2018

  • 10.00 – 12.00 Truro, Knowledge Spa, G09

Session: safeguarding children

Speaker: Sam Mortimer, Child Health Lecturer

12.00 – 12.45 lunch break

  • 12.45 – 13.30 Truro, Knowledge Spa, G09

Session: FIT project

Speaker: Dr Andy Nichols, Adult Lecturer

  • ·     13.30 – 14.30 Truro, Knowledge Spa, G09

Session: wider patient engagement

Speaker: Kim Young, Adult Lecturer

  •    1430 – 1530 Truro, Knowledge Spa, G09

Session: careers

Speaker: Careers Advisor

Thursday 13 September 2018

  •  0830 - 1630 Truro, Knowledge Spa, Clinical Skills

Session: basic life support and manual handling training/update

Speaker: A and A Training

Additional activity you may be required to undertake

If an occupational health appointment is required this will take place on Tuesday 25 September 2018. The schedule for the appointments will be available during the week commencing Monday 17 September 2018.

It is important that you attend your appointment as this is a condition to attending your placement area. Please ensure you bring a record of any immunisations you may have had to your first appointment. It is possible your first inoculation may take place at this appointment. There will be a series of follow-up appointments for inoculations throughout the first term and you will receive email notification of these.

If you have a needle phobia please advise occupational health before you start via the email below. You will need to quote your name, date of birth and course in any email to occupational health.

Email: plh-tr.OccHealth-preplacementscreening@nhs.net

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Essential information for new international students

Monday 17 – Friday 21 September daily between 16.30–17.00 Devonport Lecture Theatre, Portland Square
This session is delivered by the International Student Advice (ISA) team and is an opportunity for new international students to meet the team and learn about the services they deliver. 

During this session the team will provide you with essential information designed to help you to settle in to living and studying in Plymouth. 
They will also advise you of your tier 4 visa responsibilities and answer any questions you may have related to your visa. 

There is no need to book in advance, you can just turn up.

UPSU events

Friday 14 September: International Fair, the Students' Union

Monday 17 September: Market Day, Students' Union roof

Tuesday 18 September: Freshers Fair, Marquee and Students' Union and Roland Levinsky building and Students' Union roof

Wednesday 19 September: Sports Fair, Rolle Marquee and Students' Union

Thursday 20 September: Societies and Activities Fair, Rolle Marquee and Students' Union and Roland Levinsky Building and Students' Union roof

Friday 21 September: Volunteering Fair, Rolle Marquee

More information can be found here.

Faculty of Health and Human Sciences: induction information

Welcome party

The Faculty of Health and Human Sciences invites you to attend a very special welcome party in the Graduation Marquee on Plymouth Hoe:

Thursday 20 September 2018
19:15–21:45*
The welcome party is your opportunity to meet informally with other students new to the Faculty of Health and Human Sciences, as well as some current students and your academic staff.

Additionally, the evening includes a complimentary welcome drink, light snacks, entertainment and a raffle for all attendees with a £100 of Amazon vouchers to be won on the night.

*Arrive at the Graduation Marquee on Plymouth Hoe for 19:15, or meet on top of the Student Union at 18:45 to be accompanied to the venue.

Please note that this event is invitation only, no additional guests will be allowed entry to the venue.

Event photography and video
Please be aware that some of the University of Plymouth's public events may be attended by University photographers and videographers, for capturing content to be used in University online and offline marketing and promotional materials, for example webpages, brochures or leaflets. If for whatever reason, you or a member of your group, do not wish to be photographed, please make yourself known to staff working at the event on arrival or to the photographer.