THIS COURSE PROVIDES A PRACTICE ORIENTATED PROGRAMME
OF STUDY FOR NURSES WISHING A COMMUNITY QUALIFICATION
RECOGNISED BY THE NURSING AND MIDWIFERY COUNCIL.
This course is for qualified nurses working or wishing to work in the community. It aims to facilitate the development of community nurses who can critically analyse, reflect on and utilise evidence in taking forward advances in community health nursing practice that focuses on the needs of patients, carers and communities and clients. It will enable you to critically evaluate and synthesis the evidence-base for community practice and to develop an innovative, reflective and pro-active approach to meeting the public health, nursing and social needs of individuals, families, groups and communities.
The course will enable you to build on your experience and develop the higher level knowledge and skills required for specialist and advanced practice by opportunities for professional and personal development in community health nursing. It leads to the Nursing and Midwifery Council recorded Specialist Practitioner Qualification of: Community Learning Disability Nursing or Community Nursing in the Home: District Nursing or General Practice Nursing. Or Specialist Community Public Health Nursing Registration (Part 3) - Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting/School Nursing).
All modules = 15 credits
International students must be registered with the UK Nursing
and Midwifery Council and will have their academic and professional qualifications and experience individually assessed for equivalence to the above entry criteria.
Students whose first language is not English must provide evidence of English language proficiency of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.
Other Entry Requirements
A satisfactory criminal records check will be required. Compliance with the terms of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and mental health legislation for clinical placement and employability in statutory services, for work with children and in other sensitive areas of employment.
No work experience is required.
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