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BSc Hons Specialist Practitioner (District Nursing) | P12818 | Level 6 | 2022/23
Faculty of Education, Health and Human Sciences
Application Portal
BSc Hons Specialist Practitioner (District Nursing) | P12818 | Level 6 | 2022/23
Availability
3rd January 2023

  • NURS-1563 - Developing Leadership for Professional Practice
  • NURS-1411 - Project for Specialist Community Nursing
  • NURS-1498 - Clinical Care Management
  • NURS-1497 - Assessment for Clinical Care
  • NURS-1412 - V100 Community Practitioner Nurse prescriber
  • NURS-1561 - Foundations for Professional Practice
Description

This course is for qualified nurses who wish to work as specialist practitioners (district nursing). You should be currently registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).

The course will develop your professional knowledge and skills so you can meet the demands of contemporary practice in district nursing.

The course comprises a total of 52 weeks with 50% theory and 50% practice.

The selection process will include a joint interview with the University and NHS Trust.

What modules will I study?

Full-time Modules (at Level 6) Credits

Foundations for Professional Practice 20

Assessment for Clinical Care 20

Clinical Care Management 20

V100 Community Practitioner Nurse prescriber 10

Developing Leadership for Professional Practice 20

Project for Specialist Community Nursing 20

 

PreRequisites

To meet present NMC requirements, you must

Be a qualified nurse (adult branch).

Hold current NMC registration.

Have a minimum of, typically, 120 credits at Level 5.

Recruitment will be in partnership with local healthcare organisations (NHS trusts), which will employ successful applicants for the length of the course. NHS Trusts will also advertise for external candidates for Student District Nurses via NHS jobs.  Search www.jobs.nhs.uk for Student District Nurse vacancies to apply.  As an employee of the healthcare organisation, you will be required to have an occupational health assessment and undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service police disclosure.

If you were educated in a language other than English and/ or in a country where English speakers are in a minority, you should have a minimum IELTS score of 7.0 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each skill) or an equivalent rating in another Secure English Language Test.

Venue
Avery Hill
Learning Outcomes
  • On successful completion of the course, you will be able to work to influence and improve individual and community health. You will develop skills to holistically care for patients with complex needs as well as skills in team leadership and management.
  • You will also have the ability to meet the NMC’s standards of proficiency for specialist community nursing (district nursing).
  • You will develop your evidence-based knowledge and skills in order to respond and contribute to local and national contemporary health policy and practice.
  • If you successfully complete this course, you will be awarded a BSc Hons degree and the V100 Community Practitioner Nurse Prescriber qualification. These are recordable on the NMC register.
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Course Leader
Name: Helen Elliott
Administrator
Name: Lynda Parker Brown
Mode of Delivery
On Campus
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