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Nursery school

The CHU Caen Normandie nursery school welcomes 25 nurses and/or midwives in training every year. The education provided guarantees a level of expertise that allows the nursery nurse to take care of children, from birth to adolescence.
CHU Caen Normandy

Nursery school

The CHU Caen Normandie nursery school welcomes 25 nurses and/or midwives in training every year. The education provided guarantees a level of expertise that allows the nursery nurse to take care of children, from birth to adolescence.

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Start date

Monday September 9, 2024

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  • The job

    Become a childcare nurse…

    It means becoming a qualified nurse specializing in the care of toddlers, having many missions with children, sick or in good health, and their parents and playing a central role in the coordination of care, in education and prevention.

    Nearly half work in a hospital or clinic. The others work in reception structures, such as maternal and child protection services, crèches, drop-in daycare centers or even in the training sector.

    Become a childcare nurse…

    It means becoming a qualified nurse specializing in the care of toddlers, having many missions with children, sick or in good health, and their parents and playing a central role in the coordination of care, in education and prevention.

    Nearly half work in a hospital or clinic. The others work in reception structures, such as maternal and child protection services, crèches, drop-in daycare centers or even in the training sector.

  • Training

    Training

    Context, workforce and durations

    The school is authorized by the president of the Normandy Regional Council to accommodate a class of 25 students. It is headed by a care director , approved by the president of the Normandy Region . He is responsible for the approvals and operating authorization of the school.

    The General Management of the Regional Health Agency ( ARS ) monitors the quality of training and the management of competitions and examinations.

    The education provided guarantees a level of expertise that allows childcare workers to take care of children, from birth to adolescence.

    The training offers, in a global approach to situations, a response adapted to their health needs in their families, in health and rehabilitation establishments, in establishments and services for children under six years of age, in health protection and promotion services for mothers and children and child welfare services.

    In accordance with the decree of July 13, 1983 relating to the State Diploma of Puériculteur·rice, the schooling takes place over 12 months and includes 1500 hours of training :

    • 790 hours of theoretical and practical teaching including 140 hours of tutorials and evaluation: introduction to training, health policy, administrative organization, law, relationship education training, history of the profession, sociology, child (psychology and physiology) , medical pathologies (ante-natal period, neo-natal, from 1 month to adolescence) , dietetics, psychology and psycho-sociology, psycho-pedagogy, training in management and organization .

    Theoretical and practical lessons are provided by the school's trainers and external contributors according to their skills in the various fields.

    • 710 hours of clinical teaching.

    The internship is a place of training to develop skills and professional attitudes, to acquire skills. It must be carried out in a sector related to the function of a state-certified childcare worker: 25 to 30% in the hospital sector; 25 to 30% in the extra-hospital sector.

    All students must justify, at the end of training (professional activity being taken into account) , experience in the service of: neonatology , maternity , paediatrics ; neonatal, medical, surgical resuscitation, or pediatric emergencies, child protection, collective or family care facilities for children under 6 years old.

    40 to 50% of the internships will be determined according to the skills, professional background and project of the students, the interest of the internship and the quality of the supervision.

    The training grounds are approved every 3 years by the director of the school, on the proposal of the director of the school after consulting the technical council.

    • 40 working days of annual leave per year, including 20 consecutive working days, the dates of which are determined by the school director after consultation with the technical council.

    During the school year and for duly justified reasons, the student may be absent for 20 working days, including 5 non-recoverable days. The holiday period can be used to recover absences.

    Start : mid-September of year N
    End : mid-September of year N+1

    Label

    We are QUALIOPI certified

    AFNOR certifies that the CAEN University Hospital Center has been judged to comply with the requirements for carrying out training activities.

    Certificate No. 2022/98983.1

    Disabled

    Training and Disability

    With regard to the law of February 11, 2005 for equal rights and opportunities, participation and citizenship of people with disabilities, the principles of non-discrimination and accessibility are applied to training.

    A disability representative is in contact with all the paramedical training structures at the CAEN University Hospital. Students can contact her via the tuition secretariat of their course.

    Points of vigilance:

    There is no obligation for the student to communicate their disability situation to their training structure, either at the time of the competition or during their studies.

    The disability situation of a candidate or student is confidential, even if it may be a secret shared between professionals of the training structure.

    Objective

    Training aims

    Acquire the professional skills to exercise the activities of the profession of childcare worker:

    • assess the health status and development of children and adolescents;
    • design and conduct a care and education project adapted to the child;
    • implement appropriate care for children with health impairments;
    • accompany and support families in the process of parenthood;
    • design and implement child health promotion and child protection activities;
    • organize and coordinate care and development and awakening activities for children and adolescents;
    • manage the resources of a service or childcare establishment;
    • research, process and produce professional and scientific data.

    They will only be achieved through the development of a fundamental capacity of a childcare worker: observation .

    Cost

    Training funded by regional and local partners

    Subsidy from the Normandy Region, Pôle Emploi, CROUS, etc.

    Before entering the school, you must make sure of the method of financing your training and of your resources for the duration of your training.

    Regional study scholarships : the granting of the scholarship is based on the family quotient of the student; this quotient is fixed each year as well as the amount of the scholarship. Applications for scholarships should be sent to the following address: messervices.etudiant.gouv.fr

    Prices

    From the start of the school year in September 2023, those eligible for regional funding (with reference to article 2.1.1 of the attached regulations) benefit from full coverage of the educational cost.

    For non-eligible audiences, the 2023 · 2024 educational cost will amount to €9,000 for the year.

    Student

    A school integrated into a health training center

    The Puériculteur·rice·s school is part of a training center where are grouped:

    The grouping of these training courses on a single site, the Health Training and Research Center, makes it possible to develop shared and innovative educational activities: teaching and multi-professional internships.

    The building is accessible to people with disabilities. A disability adviser is in contact with all the training structures. The students concerned can contact her via the school secretariat.

    Quality educational support

    Pedagogical follow-up is a practice of individual or collective support carried out throughout the training process. Its purpose is to help the student cope with training situations and to build his professional identity.

    The pedagogical follow-up must allow the student to develop his autonomy and his reflexivity, to identify his personal and professional resources, to identify his paths of progress, to readjust his attitudes and behavior if necessary, to decode his emotions and use them with the necessary professional distance.

    It is available in several ways: individual monitoring of learning during the internship and of the student's progress in acquisitions, formative clinical support in the field, guidance of the pair in the Information Action in terms of Education for Health, individual and collective guidance of the Professional Project.

    A tool for success

    Each student is followed during the training by a referent trainer who accompanies him in the acquisition of his skills.

    Formalized times in small groups allow students to share their experiences and work on the areas in which they encounter difficulties. These times are led by the school's teaching team.

    norsims

    Innovative teaching methods

    NORSIMS health simulation center facilitates the development of a partnership aimed at including simulation in the programs of paramedical training. The CHU and the University of Caen Normandy have thus created NORSIMS in order to offer professionals and future health professionals training including simulation.

    The simulation workshops offered are:

    • resuscitation gestures in the delivery room with medical students and midwives (11 a.m.);
    • pediatric emergency procedures;
    • role games.
    Diploma

    Graduation

    The Regional Directorate for the Economy, Employment, Labor and Solidarity ( DREETS ) guarantees the certification of the State Diploma.

    The training leads to the issuance of the State Diploma of Childcare Nurse.

    Journey

    Continuation of career paths and outlets

    The childcare nurse can work in a hospital environment (maternity, neonatology, pediatrics or child surgery, etc.) , maternal and child protection.

    After a few years of professional experience, the childcare nurse can evolve towards other responsibilities:

    • Director of crèches (job which requires 5 years of full-time professional experience) ;
    • Early Childhood Coordinator;
    • Health executive (after 4 years of full-time professional experience) whose access is by competitive examination.

    The evaluation system continues

    During the preparatory schooling for the State Diploma of Puériculteur · rice, a continuous assessment of professional capacities is instituted to validate:

    • ability to solve a care problem, i.e. to identify needs, to choose the resources to make them work,
    • ability to train in the professional field,
    • ability to perfect professional attitudes,
    • ability to solve a care problem in the field,
    • ability to communicate, to animate, pedagogical ability,
    • ability to position oneself professionally,
    • during the 5 compulsory internships.

    Knowledge assessment

    • Control n°1: written assessment lasting 3 hours / questions: centered on the ability to memorize knowledge and comprehension and on the calculation of doses
    • Control n°2: written evaluation, lasting 3 hours, centered on the mobilization of knowledge and the analysis based on clinical cases and calculation of doses
    • Control n°3: three analysis questions, lasting 3 hours, based on situations from the following fields: hospital sector, PMI, reception structure (management function)

    Diploma assessments

    • Health Education Information Action ( AIES )
    • Solving a care problem in the field, in the hospital or extra-hospital sector (RPSIT)
    • The development of a professional project

    The permanent control of these evaluations is entrusted to a control commission.

    The state diploma of childcare worker is issued to students who have obtained:

    1. a score of at least 15 out of 30 in the knowledge tests,
    2. a mark at least equal to 15 out of 30 in each of the comprehensive tests,
    3. a mark at least equal to 5 out of 10 for each capacity assessed during the course.

    Key figures

    Promotion Success
    Promotion : 2023
    Success: 94.08% success for all training courses combined
    received / registered
    Promotion : 2022-2023
    Success: 100% success
    of which 59% had a job upon obtaining the State Diploma
    Promotion : 2021 · 2022
    Success: 100% success
    of which 91% had a job upon obtaining the State Diploma
    Promotion : 2020 · 2021
    Success: 100% success
    95% of whom had a job upon obtaining the State Diploma
    Promotion : 2019 · 2020
    Success: 90% success
    of which 61% had a job upon obtaining the State Diploma
    Promotion : 2018 · 2019
    Success: 100% success
    of which 73% had a job upon obtaining the State Diploma
  • admission

    Preamble and effective

    This competition only allows access to the School of Childcare Nurses of the CHU Caen Normandie
    With regard to the evolution of the health crisis, the methods of organization of the competition may at any time time to be changed.

    The Caen school is approved for 25 students . The admission conditions set out are in accordance with the decree of December 12, 1990 relating to education and the state childcare diploma.

    Candidates holding the State Diploma in Nursing or Midwifery

    Admission to training is by competitive examination after submitting an online application via the platform:

    Application file

    All additional documents must be provided complete and unstapled before January 8, 2024 inclusive (postmark as proof) .

    Drop off at the reception of the Pôle des Formations et de Recherche en Santé or in the mailbox located at the entrance of the building at the following address: PFRS
    2
    rue des Rochambelles
    14000 Caen
    OR
    Send by post to
    École de Puériculteur·rice s
    CHU Caen Normandy
    Avenue de la Côte de Nacre
    CS 30001 – 14033 Caen Cedex 9

    Attention :
    An acknowledgment of receipt of your file will be sent to you by email;
    there will be no telephone response to receipt of the file. Any file received or submitted after the deadline will be refused as well as incomplete files. Any refused file will be returned to the candidate.

    Prerequisites

    The prerequisites presuppose a mastery of the program leading to the State diploma in nursing (Cf. decree of January 31, 2009 relating to the State diploma in nursing ) .

    Applicants should have a thorough knowledge of anatomy, physiology, hygiene, nursing, pharmacology, and hospital and occupational legislation.

    Test

    Nature of the tests

    They include:
    2 written and anonymous admissibility tests:

    • a test comprising 40 multiple choice questions (MCQ) and 10 Open and Short Answer Questions (QROC),
    • a test of psychological tests.

    Duration of each test: 1h30
    A score lower than 7 is eliminatory

    Candidates who have obtained a mark greater than or equal to 20 points out of 40 are declared eligible

    An oral admission test:

    the presentation focuses on the study of a situation related to nursing practice.

    Duration of the presentation: 20mn
    Preparation time: 20mn
    A mark lower than 7 is eliminatory

    The results of the competition

    They will be directly available on the website https://concours.chu-caen.fr/MySelect/ and displayed at the School of Nurses Puériculteurs rice s of CHU Caen Normandie.

    Eligibility posting : February 23, 2024 · 12 p.m. (at the latest)
    Admission posting : March 29, 2024 · 12 p.m.

    The admission results are valid for the new school year for which they were published. For exceptional reasons (refusal of financial support, pregnancy, adoption leave, rejection of a request for training leave, etc.) , the school director may accept a postponement. All of these deferrals may not exceed two years.

  • Back to school 2023

    Back to school class 2024-2025

    For candidates admitted to training for the 2024-2025 session , and who have confirmed their entry into training:

    The back-to-school administrative file should be returned as soon as possible to :

    Caen University Hospital Child Care School Avenue de la Côte de Nacre – CS 30001 14033 CAEN CEDEX 9

    The effective start of training will take place on:

    > Monday September 9, 2024, at 9 a.m. Room PS0-077 (RDC) , at PFRS – 2 rue des Rochambelles – 14000 CAEN

Qualiopi Logo

The nursery school is certified QUALIOPI n°2022/98983.1