It will enable you to become a skillful community specialist practitioner, able to lead and bring about change in your practice environments.
If you successfully fulfill the required criteria you can qualify for the relevant NMC Community Specialist Practitioner (CSP) Award.
The Community Children's Nursing course from Oxford Brookes University is centred on practice and you will spend 50 per cent of time in the practice environment. You will have a practice teacher who will support the development of your professional practice.
The PGDip in Community Children’s Nursing comprises six single modules, four of which are compulsory and two of which are chosen from a possible three acceptable modules. You will be sponsored or seconded to study full-time over a period of 12 months, or two years part-time. The four compulsory modules are:
You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
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Applicants for the PGDip in Community Children’s Nursing course will normally be health care professionals with a minimum of one year’s professional (ie post-qualification) practice.
This course is at level 7 (Master’s Degree) therefore evidence is required of recent study at level 6 (degree level).
have the support of your manager or sponsorship from a community or Hospital Trust which will ensure the following:
All applicants will be screened for fitness for practice and a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be made.
This course is not available to students classed as International for fees purposes.
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