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Access To Higher Education

With expert tuition, no upfront fees and a fantastic support package, our Access courses have been specially designed for adults over the age of 19 who are looking for a change of career, wishing to return to education and progress onto university.

Choosing a career in Access To Higher Education will open an array of doors within the Health Care industry, especially in Nursing and Midwifery.

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What can I do with a qualification in Access To Higher Education?

Daily tasks:

  • Monitors patient.
  • Supervises physiotherapy assistants.
  • Offers advice and education on how to avoid injury and promote patient.
  • Explains treatment to and instructs patient in posture and other exercises and adapts treatment as necessary.
  • Plans and undertakes therapy to improve circulation, restore joint mobility, strengthen muscles and reduce pain.
  • Writes up patients.
  • Examines medical reports and assesses patient to determine the condition of muscles, nerves or joints in need of treatment.
  • Provides prosthetic devices to patients and advises on rehabilitation.
  • Carries out a range of oral/dental treatments.
  • Diagnoses and treats patients with a variety of hearing-related problems.

Median Salary

£31,609 View more

Daily tasks:

  • Delivers lectures and other forms of formal training relating to nursing practice.
  • Plans, manages, provides and evaluates nursing care services for patients, supervises the implementation of nursing care plans.
  • Advises on nursing care, disease prevention, nutrition, etc. and liaises with hospital board/ management on issues concerning nursing policy.
  • Plans duty rotas and organises and directs the work and training of ward and theatre nursing staff.
  • Participates in the preparation for physical and psychological treatment of mentally ill patients.
  • Monitors patient.
  • Manages own case load.
  • Assists medical doctors and works with other healthcare professionals to deal with emergencies and pre-planned treatment of patients.

Median Salary

£31,489 View more

Daily tasks:

  • Delivers lectures and other forms of training in midwifery practice.
  • Plans and manages midwifery care services.
  • Supervises more junior staff and directs the work of the midwifery unit.
  • Advises on baby care, exercise, diet and family planning issues.
  • Monitors recovery of mother in postnatal period and supervises the nursing of premature and other babies requiring special attention.
  • Delivers babies in normal births and assists doctors with difficult deliveries.
  • Monitors condition and progress of patient and baby throughout pregnancy.

Median Salary

£32,108 View more

Daily tasks:

  • Changes bed linen, makes beds and tidies wards.
  • Assists patients in washing, dressing, toiletry activities and general mobility.
  • Distributes and serves food, assists patients in feeding and prepares snacks and hot drinks.
  • Prepares patient for examination and treatment.
  • Performs basic clinical tasks such as taking patients.

Median Salary

£18,717 View more