Learning disability nursing careers: what’s not to love?
There are many pathways you can take for a varied and rewarding career in learning disability nursing including advanced practice, lecturing and research
How can I develop my learning disability nursing career?
With multiple career options – including lecturing, research, becoming a nurse consultant or advanced practitioner, there has never been a better time to be a learning disability nurse, says Michael Brown, professor in the school of nursing and midwifery at Queen’s University, Belfast.
‘You have the opportunity to work with children, adults, older people and those with a range of complex and multiple health issues, all needing knowledgeable, skilled, kind and compassionate learning disability nurses,’ he says.
‘It’s exciting and challenging. What is there not to love