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Nursing (Specialist District Nursing) with NMC Recordable SPQ MSc/PG Dip

Nursing (Specialist District Nursing) with NMC Recordable SPQ MSc/PG Dip

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Full time | Leicester Campus | 1 year | SEP-22

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-22

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

District Nursing

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

The course specifically caters for clinically experienced nurses seeking a flexible route to a master’s level qualification that has a recordable Specialist Practitioner Qualification (PG Diploma only) with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).

Reasons to study Nursing (Specialist District Nursing) with NMC Recordable SPQ at DMU:

  • With an integrated theory and practice approach, you will develop the skills, knowledge and attitudes necessary for safe and effective specialist practice to patients and clients, as well as the confidence to deliver higher level clinical decision making, make consistent developments and advancements in clinical healthcare, and drive through strategic or operational change within your workplace
  • Our strong links with clinical practice, combined with direct input and teaching from experienced colleagues in clinical settings, ensures your learning is relevant to current practice
  • You will benefit from experienced visiting lecturers, ensuring your learning is at the cutting-edge of developments in the sector
  • Our practitioner, researchers, and academic staff are experienced specialists in clinical areas of practice and will offer a unique perspective to your learning
  • Inter-professional learning develops your ability to work as part of a multi-professional team
  • You will obtain a specialist practitioner recordable qualification with the NMC
  • Through the form of a project you can undertake a service development initiative to positively impact upon the patient experience as part of the master's qualification.

Teaching and assessment

The course adopts a range of teaching and learning strategies designed to facilitate the learning of a professional group; aiming to be efficient and motivating in the transfer of theoretical and practical knowledge and to engage positively in actively negotiating, constructing and evaluating learning.

Graduate careers

Nursing practice provides an essential aspect of your professional portfolio and career development; supporting your career progression through the advancement of your own practice in providing high-quality patient, family, group and community specialist nursing care in clinical practice.

Modules

The Community Agenda (15 Credits)
Influencing/Innovating and Problem Solving in Clinical Practice (15 Credits)
Research Methods for Health Professionals (15 Credits)
Service Development Project (60 Credits)
V100 Community Formulary prescribing
Accountable Practitioner (15 Credits)
Physical and Psychosocial Examination and Consultation Skills for Specialist Practice (30 Credits)
Developing Expertise in District Nursing (30 Credits)

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

To be confirmed

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

This course is not currently available to international students

Entry requirements

A UK honours degree (2:2 or above in a relevant subject, or equivalent); A minimum of 60 credits (inclusive of research) at level 6 plus three years’ clinical experience; Effective registration on the NMC professional register; At least two years’ clinical experience in nursing in a chosen field of practice, and demonstration of experience in leadership, within your clinical area either through continued professional development (CPD) or publication of clinical articles/material.

University information

De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) offers the perfect combination of award-winning teaching and specialist facilities. Based in the centre of the bustling and multicultural city of Leicester, rich in cultural heritage, history, and diversity, making it feel like the world is on your doorstep, located in the heart of England, our campus blends the historical and the new and has provided an inspiring place to study for more than 150...more