Session 3a

Preparing students for lifelong employability within nursing: experiences of programme development and delivery

Marion Taylor, Director of Programmes-Nursing, Middlesex University London
and Professor Kay Caldwell, Head of Institute of Nursing Midwifery and Social Work, Middlesex University London

This paper will focus on our experience of developing and delivering a new programme which prepares students for lifelong employability within nursing.  The programme was part of a national pilot for a new role, that of Nursing Associate, the first new nursing role for generations.

Key words:
Employability, nursing associate, HEE curriculum framework, innovation, hub and spoke.