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PGDIP Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visitor)

PGDIP Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visitor)

Key information
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Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

Subject areas

Nursing Community Medicine Health Promotion Environmental Health (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Course summary

This course is aimed at post-registration nurses or midwives who wish to become specialist practitioners. You'll develop your professional nursing practice and become a registered health vistor or student nurse.

  • Attain a recorded professional award as a specialist practitioner of health visiting or student nursing
  • Undertake assessments to have your qualification recorded with the Nursing and Midwifery Council
  • Identify and meet the needs of children and families as a health visitor or student nurse
  • Build on your existing knowledge as a registered professional nurse
  • Learn practical and theoretical skills to excel as a valuable and respected community health specialist

Future careers

Completing the course enables you to be registered with the NMC as a registered specialist community public health nurse - as either a health visitor or school nurse. It also enables you to be annotated on the NMC register as a community practitioner nurse prescriber.

This course prepares you for a career in

  • A specialist role - working with early interventions, homeless, asylum seekers, safeguarding, looked after children (LAC), domestic violence (DV), child sexual exploitation (CSE)
  • Practice education – community practice educator, mentor
  • Family nurse partnership nursing (FNP)
  • Counselling
  • Sexual health advice
  • Management opportunities
  • Overseas with the voluntary overseas service

Accreditation

This course is approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council. (NMC). Graduates are eligible to apply to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a specialist community public health nurse. You must be registered with the NMC in order to practise as a specialist community public health nurse in the UK.

Different course options

Full time | Collegiate Campus | 1 year | 28-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

28-SEP-20

Modules

Perspectives On Safeguarding For Scphn Practice (15 Credits) - Core
Researching For Practice (Distance Learning) (15 Credits) - Core
Nurse Prescribing (V100) (15 Credits) - Core
Family Centred Public Health (15 Credits) - Core
Evidence Based Approaches To Public Health Practice (15 Credits) - Core
Developing Specialist Practice (30 Credits) - Core
Developing Therapeutic Relationships With Clients (15 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£9,250

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students will normally have 120 credits at level 6 (or pending results prior to the course starting); Current registration on part 1 (Nursing) or part 2 (Midwifery) of the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) register; Enhanced level of disclosure Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check

University information

There are more than 30,000 students currently at Sheffield Hallam, with more than 6,000 of those studying at postgraduate level. Sheffield Hallam University focuses heavily on industry experience and applied learning. You will study in the heart of Sheffield City centre, on one of the many postgraduate taught and research courses. They are shaped to help prepare you for creative problem-solving and dealing with complexity in the real...more

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