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Health Visiting (Specialist Community Public Health Nursing) PGDip

Health Visiting (Specialist Community Public Health Nursing) PGDip

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-22

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

Subject areas

Health Visiting Nursing Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

Health Visiting consists of developing, leading and managing activities that aim to promote health and social well-being, prevent health breakdown and ameliorate ill health through working with individuals, families, groups and communities. Through partnership working, health visitors seek to enable clients to take control of their lives whilst protecting vulnerable members of society. Public health work that promotes social inclusion and reduces inequalities in health is central to health visiting practice.

The course focuses on promoting the health of children, families and groups in a community setting. It considers the issues involved in safeguarding the health of vulnerable children, families and populations. The overall aim is to develop an effective practitioner who is able to identify actual and potential health needs, stimulate an awareness of health needs, facilitate evidence based health enhancing activities and influence policy at all levels.

Employability

At LSBU, we want to set you up for a successful career. During your studies – and for two years after you graduate – you’ll have access to our Employability Service, which includes:

An online board where you can see a wide range of placements: part-time, full-time or voluntary. You can also drop in to see our Job Shop advisers, who are always available to help you take the next step in your search.

Our Careers Gym offering group workshops on CVs, interview techniques and finding work experience, as well as regular presentations from employers across a range of sectors.

Modules

A public Health Approach to Promoting Health and Well-Being - Core
Developing professional practice for health visiting - Core
Mental Health and Well-Being of Children and Families - Core
Research Methodology and Strategy - Core
Developing Leadership and Management Skills for SCPHN - Core
Protecting Vulnerable Children - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

To be confirmed

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

To be confirmed

Entry requirements

Normally applicants will be required to have a Bachelor degree equivalent to Second Class Honours Upper Division (2:1). Applicants must have sponsorship from an employing organisation that provides a practice placement and practice teacher to fulfil NMC standards.

University information

London South Bank University (LSBU) is a highly regarded educational institution located in the London Borough of Southwark. Established in 1882, it is one of London’s oldest universities, with over 15,000 students representing over 130 countries worldwide, and a global network of over 80,000 alumni. The university is both historical and forward thinking and focuses on providing professional opportunities for both employees and...more