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Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (School Nursing) PGDip

Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (School Nursing) PGDip

Key information
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Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

Subject areas

School Nursing Public Health Information

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Course overview:

This programme is for registered nurses or midwives who wish to gain registration on Part 3 of the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) register, as a specialist community public health nurse (School Nurse) and be recorded as a community prescriber. It offers you the opportunity to gain registration as a school nurse, community prescriber and for academic development at masters level.

You develop public health practice knowledge and skills in addressing health inequalities with individuals and communities along with public health leadership skills, to enable you to contribute to the new school nursing agenda.

How you learn:

Teaching methods include lecturers, seminars, experiential learning, scenarios, problem based learning, case study work, simulations, action learning sets, and peer led seminars and discussions.

Learning in practice is supported with the development of a practice progress file, which includes self-assessment activities, learning contracts, learning logs, reflective dialogue and discussion with practice teachers, mentors and academic staff.

How you are assessed:

Assessments include examinations, a defended poster, essays, case study analysis, research proposal and simulations. Practice is assessed via the practice progress file through the mechanism of the tripartite meetings which include you, your practice teacher and your academic mentor.

Career opportunities:

The course prepares you to work as a school nurse and to take practice forward to meet the challenges of a dynamic school nursing profession.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

21-SEP-20

Modules

This module is designed to enable you to study in-depth a range of contemporary and emerging issues in specialist community public health nursing practice and their potential implications for practice. You will synthesise, critically evaluate and robustly challenge and debate new and emerging areas of public health nursing and their legal and ethical dimensions and potential implications of the advances for specialist community public health nursing practice. You will then build on these skills through learning sets to facilitate developing your own personal decision-making skills and practice through action learning sets.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£3,930

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£12,400

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants need a degree of 2.2 or above and successful study at postgraduate level.

University information

Based on its vibrant campus in the heart of Middlesbrough in North East England, Teesside University is a friendly, modern university offering a broad portfolio of courses. The University has recently invested more than £270m in its town-centre campus giving it a leading edge in digital innovation, forensic facilities and sport and health sciences buildings. The University is investing an additional £300m over the next ten years to further...more

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