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New Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) planned

Posted on 9 November 2023

The Department has recently won a bid from the RCN Foundation to produce a new Massive Online Open Course (MOOC).

The new MOOC which will focus on nurses’ early interventions to support the mental health and emotional wellbeing of children and young people. It will be aimed at supporting non-Mental Health registered nurses who care for children and young people’s mental health and emotional wellbeing throughout their clinical nursing practice.

The project will be led by Dr Sue Faulds, Reader, Department of Health Sciences in conjunction with the wider Faculty of Sciences at the University of York and the University of Huddersfield. Sue said: “I’m delighted to be leading and working on this exciting new project which will make information and support in this area accessible to nurses in all parts of the UK as well as learn to use the apps designed by the University of Huddersfield.”

MOOCs are online courses available for anyone to enroll and they provide an affordable and flexible way to learn new skills, advance your career and deliver educational experiences at scale.