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School Nursing Community Medicine Problem Awareness / Counselling (For Teachers) Health Promotion
This Master’s Degree/Postgraduate Diploma aims to develop Specialist Community Public Health Nursing practitioners to work autonomously in a range of public health community settings.
Specialist Community Public Health Nurses play a crucial role in ensuring that children have the best start in life. They work in partnership with individuals and families and work together with a range of different health professionals including nursery nurses, social workers, GPs and education.
The course will prepare you for work in complex and varied settings including homes, schools and the wider community. You will become a knowledgeable practitioner with excellent managerial and interpersonal capabilities.
SCHOOL NURSING CAREERS
On successful completion of the Postgraduate Diploma, you will gain the recordable qualification of Specialist Community Public Health School Nurse. There will be an option to progress to part 2 of the programme in order to complete the dissertation module and to graduate with an MSc in SCPHN practice. Additional funding will be required in order to complete the final 60 credit dissertation module to gain the full Master’s degree.
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Students will need to be: first level nurse / midwife registered with NMC; successful completion of Honours degree in UK; enhanced current DBS disclosure; appropriate Health Board host organisation and the availability of a suitable practice placement that has a current educational audit and the support of a Practice Assessor & Supervisor that meets the NMC requirements; and negotiated secondment. Secured funding (HEIW funded places only apply to nurses or midwives working for the NHS in Wales). Nurses / midwives working outside the NHS or outside Wales must provide evidence of funding on application.